5 things to look out for when investing in cloud & SaaS technology – Infographic

The adoption of cloud-based SaaS (Software As A Service) applications is growing. More and more businesses are seeing the advantages of moving from expensive, in-house hardware and and taking advantage of the flexibility and value offered by the cloud. And there are so many advantages to running SaaS applications from the cloud as part of your work flow. However, some software vendors claim to offer a cloud-based solution when in fact it is just a reworked legacy product, this is termed as ‘cloudwash’. Read more…

Hedge Funds: Asset Coverage

While seeking enhanced returns, hedge funds typically employ the use of derivatives across various asset classes. The ever expanding list of derivatives has always presented challenges to vendors in analytics, data-flow and support. When translated to Risk Management solutions, the key question is how to get a flexible risk and analytics framework able to cover derivatives and structured products that may not have even been invented yet?  Read more…

The Demand For Transparency in Hedge Funds – Can Technology Be the Answer?

Hedge funds have never looked so good! Global hedge funds under management now stand at an all-time high of $2.66 trillion with 2013 accounting for over $360 billion in capital inflow. Institutional investors are flocking to hedge funds in ever greater numbers and increased regulations are bringing about a wave of change in the industry. With the right technology partner, hedge fund managers can not only meet the increased demand for transparency but also stand out from competition to gain more business and build more trust. Read more…