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Microsoft solutions help capital markets and securities firms change the customer experience, accelerate innovation, drive performance management, manage risk and compliance, and improve operational excellence. Microsoft software helps empower people and IT staff within financial firms and across key focus areas such as advisor platforms, enterprise risk management and trade compliance, investment management and investment analytics, and high performance computing. Through a combination of Microsoft- and partner-provided solutions, your employees can turn data into insight, transform ideas into action and turn change into opportunity.

Our capital markets solutions provide: cost-effective, familiar Microsoft products that help employees monitor, optimize and work collaboratively with new and existing business processes; a rich partner ecosystem for best-of-breed solutions, tools, support, services and outsourcing; the ability to interoperate within existing systems which minimizes service disruption; rich options for security, authentication, transaction processing and workflow services which improve operations.

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Latest Content From Microsoft

Whitepaper: Migrating, Managing, and More

by MicrosoftMay 02, 2016

Cloud technologies are reshaping expectations for IT pros and the business they manage. IDG Research Services, in conjunction with Microsoft, recently surveyed 55 IT pros who have deployed enterprise business applications to a public or hybrid cloud. All respondents are deeply involved in the purchase or implementation of third-party cloud solutions. This includes strategic planning, solution mapping and recommendation, and vendor selection. A wide array of industries was represented, from manufacturing and education to healthcare, professional services, government, and many more.

This report is designed to help IT pros learn from peers who are dealing with similar challenges and opportunities. Through it we share perspectives on how to use cloud computing to improve business performance and position for the future.


Research Report: Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide

by MicrosoftMay 02, 2016

Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the IaaS market. Gartner defines cloud IaaS as a standardized, highly automated offering where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are owned by a service provider and offered to the customer on-demand.**




**Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


Research Report: Gartner's Top 10 Cloud Myths

by MicrosoftMay 02, 2016

Cloud computing is uniquely susceptible to the confusion and hype that surrounds it. Here, Gartner provides a top 10 list of the most common misconceptions that CIOs should look out for.


Whitepaper: Cloud Driving Big Changes in IT Organization Skills

by MicrosoftMay 02, 2016

3rd Platform disruption -- cloud, mobility, big data/analytics, and social business -- is causing most businesses to transform. While IT organizations have worked hard over the years to learn how to cope with change, the current rate of acceleration and the order-of-magnitude increases in every measure of volume present the CIO with a seemingly impossible challenge. Key trends in cloud computing are illustrative of the changing nature of the skills needed in an IT organization.


Research Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

by MicrosoftMar 08, 2016

When it comes to analyzing your data, the choice is clear: Microsoft is an industry leader in business intelligence and analytics platforms. Read Gartner's assessment of the business intelligence and analytics landscape to see how Microsoft stacks up.

Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Leader -- for the ninth year in a row -- in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms,* positioning it farthest to the right on the axis for completeness of vision.

According to Gartner, leaders in this Magic Quadrant:

- Have amassed large customer bases over time with their enterprise-reporting-based platforms
- Reach a new breed of buyer with requirements that are fundamentally different than in the past
- Demonstrate that they are not only focused on current execution but also have a robust roadmap that will solidify their position as a future market leader.


*Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


Research Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management

by MicrosoftMar 08, 2016

When it comes to managing your data, the choice is clear: Microsoft is an industry leader in operational database management systems (ODBMS). Don't take our word for it; read Gartner's assessment of the ODBMS landscape and see how Microsoft stacks up.

Gartner recognized Microsoft as a Leader once again in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems, positioning it furthest to the right on the axis for completeness of vision, and closest to the top axis for ability to execute.


*Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


Research Report: Put the Business Back In Your Data Management Business Case

by MicrosoftMar 08, 2016

Looking for ways to be more efficient with your business IT? Trying to make the business case for data investment? Read this Forrester report to learn how to develop a business go-to team that informs your data strategy and frame that strategy as a business success story.

This independent report provides helpful insights to improve your data management model, better engage with stakeholders, and build business strategy into your data management efforts.


Whitepaper: Microsoft's Virtualization Strategy

by MicrosoftJul 22, 2008

Microsoft's virtualization strategy includes a shift in the way that companies think about IT--moving from IT as a cost center and toward a dynamic view where IT is a strategic asset to the business. Server virtualization and other virtualization products from Microsoft will be key to this shift, providing more efficiency in terms of server consolidation, development and testing, business continuity, accelerated provisioning, and a dynamic data center. Microsoft offers a comprehensive set of virtualization options, from the desktop to the data center--assets that are both virtual and physical. Wtih dynamic IT you can backup, configure, monitor and distribute infrastructure software and applications, both physical and virtual, with one license.


Whitepaper: Virtual Earth for Insurance

by MicrosoftApr 25, 2008

Insurance companies have the dual challenge of driving more satisfying relationships and connections with customers, while balancing their need to make the business-critical decisions that impact their survival. Microsoft Virtual Earth enables insurance companies to improve customer satisfaction and unlock the value of complex business data by making it accessible, visual, and actionable to the people who need it. Accessing the right data at the right time, and making it available to the right people, is crucial to making sound business decisions.


Whitepaper: Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 High-Performance Computing for Financial Services Datasheet

by MicrosoftMar 01, 2008

Learn how the benefits of using Microsoft's Windows HPC platform can help financial institutions meet today's challenges.