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About Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of private cloud solutions, technology and IT services for the global alternative asset management industry. Visit www.eci.com to learn more about our complete offerings.

Top Questions to Ask a Cloud Service Provider

Once you’ve decided to adopt cloud computing, it’s time to begin your search for a cloud services provider. Likely, the first you will come across when looking for a cloud service provider is that there are many cloud service providers (CSP) out there. So, how do you know which provider is the right one for your investment firm? Following are five […]

New Survey: Exploring Global Technology and Cybersecurity Priorities in the Investment Industry

With new technology emerging, cloud computing becoming the new norm and cybersecurity threats growing exponentially, how does this impact investment management firms across the globe? To gain a better understanding of industry IT priorities, Eze Castle Integration, in partnership with Microsoft and IDG Reserach, conducted a survey of 150 senior-level executives from the United States and United Kingdom. The findings cover […]

How Strong is Your Human Firewall? Best Practices for Phishing Readiness

A report by leading global researcher, Gartner, found that 91% of all cyber attacks start with phishing. This reinforces the argument that human error is perhaps the weakest link in the security chain of any organization. In our most recent webinar, we illustrate the value of investing time and money to make employees your strongest security asset. Social Engineering: The […]

Building a Technology Platform to Meet Your Goals

Technology plays a vital role in determining how successful organisations are in meeting their goals. Together, the right technology and IT strategy enables a firm to practice agility through adapting its business models to changing needs of the firm, as well as enhancing existing services and products to meet the ever-evolving needs of the market. Having the right security practices […]

Black Friday + Cyber Monday IT Security Scams to Be Aware Of

Some of us might be preparing to feast this Thanksgiving and start preparing for the unofficial start to holiday shopping, retail stores are getting ready for their biggest days yet – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While consumers are searching the internet high and low for the best deals, cyber criminals and hackers are searching high and low for their next victims. Black Friday and […]

Preparing Your Tech Infrastructure for the Future

Having a strong technology infrastructure in place is the backbone to any successful business. It helps firms to ensure uptime, unlock maximum operating efficiency and be risk-averse. A ‘strong’ infrastructure model is futureproof. It’s capable of responding quickly and effectively to any new opportunities and threats in the ever-evolving landscape that businesses operate in today. Firms are encouraged to evaluate […]

Exploring the Cost of Unexpected Downtime

When it comes to protecting your business, you can never be too prepared. In the competitive investment management world, downtime for any reason is not an option. Whether it be a natural disaster, inclement weather, or even a flu epidemic sweeping the office, your firm needs to have both Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans to ensure that your firm doesn’t undergo the costly […]

Eze Castle Launches an Educational Series for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

You may have read in our recent blog posts that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Of course, at Eze Castle Integration, we love to talk about IT security for alternative investment and professional services firms. To participate in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Eze Castle Integration is launching a Cybersecurity Educational Series to guide the alternative investment industry through the complex and […]

eBook: 7 Steps to Create a Business Continuity Plan

When confronted with unexpected business disruptions, alternative investment firms must react swiftly, methodically and successfully or else risk significant financial loss. This level of response requires extensive business continuity planning to ensure all aspects of a firm’s business are evaluated and protected. Our newest eBook, 7 Steps to Create a Business Continuity Plan, will cover the following: What is a […]

Disaster Recovery Testing: Frequently Asked Questions

An often overlooked, but critical component of disaster recovery (DR) solutions is testing. If regular testing is a critical component of an effective DR solution, why do many firms fail to do so? The most common reasons include: a lack of time to commit to DR testing; a lack of understanding as to how to go about testing their solutions; and […]