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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.

Why Private Equity Firms Prefer Eze Castle’s Outsourced Cloud Solutions

This article originally appeared in the February 2018 Private Equity Wire Awards Special Report. Eze Castle Integration won Best Technology Outsourcing Cloud Provider. Fund managers face a multitude of pressures today, ranging from regulatory to investor demands for improved transparency and evidence that their data is being stored and secured to the highest standards. This is a lot for PE […]

Don’t Let IoT Spoil Your Love Affair with Technology

In our previous blog post, we shared why Eze Castle Employees love technology! There is no doubt that technology can change and improve the way that we work, socialize, and live – especially with the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is what allows us to connect everyday objects and devices to the internet, creating smart homes and more. […]

Why Global Private Networks Win at Direct Connectivity and IoT Future Proofing

Whether a network is public or private, there are a variety of forces at work going on behind every action a user sees on the screen. Eze Castle Integration has been experimenting with and improving upon these forces to offer our clients better network connectivity. Here are three reasons your firm should consider upgrading to a global private network. Internet […]

9 Steps to Create an Information Security Plan (Webinar Replay)

In today’s changing regulatory and investor landscape, Information Security Plans are critical for hedge funds and investment management firms to comply with SEC regulations, due diligence requests and state laws. In our recent webinar, we had our in-house information security experts weigh in on Information Security Plans: what they are, why they are important, and the 9 steps your firm can […]

Snow’s Coming! Is Your Business Continuity Plan Up to the Test?

As we await the arrival of our first big snowstorm of the season in the New England area, now is ideal time for us to review business continuity steps your hedge fund can follow to prepare. Earlier we sat down with a Certified Business Continuity Planner at Eze Castle Integration to get insights on what hedge funds must consider when preparing for weather related […]

Five Tips for Optimizing Fund Operations & Reducing Costs

With 2018 around the corner many firms are locking down their budgets and looking for opportunities to run more efficiently. Technology is one area where savvy alternative investment firms can optimize their budgets to make room for new IT initiatives. Here’s our list of five technology budget areas to evaluate. Cloud Technology Go Cloud. If you’re still running an on-premise IT […]

The Importance of Employing Mobile Device Management Solutions

If your company employs any kind of Bring Your Own Device policy, it’s probably time to ramp up your Mobile Device Management (MDM). All companies should have some form of device management for their employees (e.g., password requirements, network stipulations), but that doesn’t mean they have enough protection. Why Does MDM Matter? MDM is a software solution that lets employers […]

Moving into a New Office – Top 10 Technology Checklist

Moving to a new office securely, effectively and without complications takes a lot of planning and strategy. So we caught up with our Eze Project Management Team to get the lowdown on the top 10 technology areas firms should consider before, during and after a move. Checkout our ‘technology move checklist.’ Conduct a Technology Infrastructure Audit: It is important that your […]

KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability Puts Patch Management in the Spotlight

Teams across our company are hard at work testing, validating and implementing the many new patches being released from vendors, including Cisco and Microsoft, as a result of the KRACK (‘Key Reinstallation Attacks’) vulnerability. Warnings around the new vulnerability, KRACK, made headlines earlier this week as its identification meant that virtually any Wi-Fi enabled device could be made vulnerable to […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: ‘Best of Cyber’ Articles to Keep Your Firm Secure

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and since we’ve written A LOT about security over the last few years, we thought it would be helpful to share some of our favorite articles. Here are some of Eze’s latest and greatest cybersecurity articles – happy reading! 20 Cybersecurity Dos and Don’ts Your Employees Should Follow Do: Be smart when browsing/surfing the Internet or clicking […]