Author Archives: Mary Beth Hamilton

About Mary Beth Hamilton

Mary Beth Hamilton is director of marketing for Eze Castle Integration (, a leading provider of IT and cloud computing services, technology and consulting to hedge funds and alternative investment firms. She has over a decade of technology and marketing experience and holds an MBA from Boston College.

Hedge Fund Cloud Security: Let’s Get Physical (and Virtual Too)

The transition to cloud computing services is at a high in the hedge fund industry and will continue to increase throughout 2012 and beyond.  Efficiencies, scalability and cost-savings are three of the most commonly listed benefits of moving to the cloud, while concerns around security remain one of the biggest perceived risks. The reality is that cloud security is a […]

Questioning Cloud Providers before Signing the Dotted Line

Once a hedge fund has determined that adoption of cloud-based services is appropriate for its business, selecting the right cloud technology provider is crucial. You are turning over control and entrusting your IT operations to the service provider; downtime is not an option, and a proven track record is vital. During the vendor evaluation process it is necessary to ask […]

Clouds: Advantages, Types & Services Delivered

The increased use of cloud-based services is undeniable. Analyst firm Forrester forecasts that the global market for cloud computing will grow from $40.7 billion in 2011 to more than $241 billion in 2020. The advantages of using “the cloud” include the ability to: Quickly implement and use enterprise-grade technology systems and applications without employing a dedicated IT team; Outsource management […]