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Category Archives: Cloud Services

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is Your Security Attitude? Hedge Funds + Private Equity Firms Take Note

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years when it comes to cyber security, it’s that there’s a whole lot more to creating a secure investment firm than robust technology. Before identifying infrastructure components and implementing operational policies, a firm must first be clear on what its attitude is toward security. This attitude will filter through the company from the […]

Showtime’s ‘Billions’ Airs a Lesson in Laptop Security

By: Mary Beth Hamilton, Vice President of Marketing, Eze Castle Integration I just finished Season 1 of Showtime’s ‘Billions’ and can’t resist calling out the horrible IT security on a key character’s laptop. ‘Billions’ centers on a multi-billion dollar CT hedge fund and federal prosecutors looking to take them down for financial crimes. [Spoiler Alert] As season 1 nears an […]

Private Equity IT Priorities and CTO Role Explored in Eze Castle Integration 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey

At Eze Castle Integration we just published our 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey, which looks at four key areas: Business priorities, Cybersecurity, Outsourcing trends and the Evolution of the private equity CTO. Here are some of the top-line findings from the 101 person survey or download the full results HERE. Private Equity IT Business Priorities When asked to identify the top drivers […]

Exploring NYC Hedge Fund Hotels

Hedge Fund Hotel: No, you can’t spend the night… …But you can spend a year (or more or less).  A hedge fund hotel is a fully-managed business office suite that provides high-end space, usually in a premium location, complete with important necessities required to get up and running quickly and efficiently.  Hedge fund hotels typically provide premier technology, business solutions, […]

How to Create A Cyber Security Culture + Employee Security Awareness

Did you hear the story of the Central Bank of Bangladesh that lost $100 million to hackers? It happened in February 2016 and goes like this. The bank believes Chinese hackers executed a hack that allowed $100 million to be taken from the bank’s foreign exchange account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. This is just the latest […]

How to Sell the Cloud to Your Hedge Fund CFO

If you’re one of the seemingly few firms who has yet to make the move to private cloud computing, it could be for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you want to maintain total control of your IT environment. Or maybe you’re waiting for a tech refresh to motivate you. Alternatively, it could be that you just haven’t made the proper case […]