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Category Archives: Cloud Services

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 […]

Impact of Accepting or Declining Cookies

It’s likely that you’ve noticed a “Privacy and Cookie Policies” popup at the top or bottom of a web page while browsing the internet. You may even be mindlessly “Accepting” or “Declining” to give or deny the site permission to track your cookies without even thinking of the consequences. However, choosing to accept or decline a website’s cookies does impact […]

Making the Most of Your IT Budget

Worldwide IT spend is predicted to reach $3.7 trillion in 2018, a steady 4.5 percent up from 2017, as forecasted by Gartner. With spend on IT increasing each year, it’s evident that businesses worldwide acknowledge the importance of having a robust IT infrastructure in place to deliver seamless business operations. But, this also means that firms today are challenged with […]

New Infographic! 4 Common Misconceptions About the Hybrid Cloud

Financial institutions and firms continue to embrace cloud computing technology. For years, there has been the discussion about whether public or private cloud platforms were more suitable to financial and investment management firms. And that debate continues, but with the addition of a new player – the hybrid cloud.  While the hybrid cloud is rising in popularity for firms, there are still some common […]

5 Qualities to Look for in a Cloud Consultant

Embarking on a journey to the cloud is inevitable for most organizations based on the advantages provided by these on-demand platforms. However, a cloud migration can be complex and require careful guidance, planning and project management. Following are five attributes to look for when vetting a cloud consultant. Depth and Quality of Staff Before selecting a cloud consultant for your […]

Top Considerations When Evaluating an IT Provider for Your Firm

If you are launching a new firm or enhancing the operational efficiency of an existing firm, choosing an external provider to outsource your IT needs is an important decision that should be made after careful consideration and evaluation. To help with the evaluation process, here are our top considerations to keep in mind when evaluating IT providers and which best suits the needs […]

Standing Out: Critical Differentiators in Operational Due Diligence

During a recent event with EisnerAmper in New York City, we discussed Operational Due Diligence for investment management firms. We were lucky to be joined by Frank Napolitani from EisnerAmper, as well as ODD experts Maura Harris from Bostwick Capital and Beste Portnoff from Bessemer Trust. Steve Schoener from Eze Castle Integration covered cybersecurity and IT best practices and how it fits into […]

Whitepaper: Addressing IoT Security in the Age of Enterprise Mobility

With IoT and connected devices now prevalent in today’s workplace, firms must address security threats and potential risk against these devices. IoT technology has become a target for cybercriminals, and with IoT fixtures unable to repel modern hackers, organizations must have an understanding of the threat environment and implement supplementary data security measures to neutralize the vulnerabilities associated with the technology. […]

Search Hedge IT Go Which Cloud Model is Best for My Firm?

In the financial services industry, the use of cloud services is now widely accepted for firms of all sizes. Now, startups are almost always selecting a cloud-based infrastructure rather than building out an on-premise IT environment. Meanwhile, established firms are migrating to the cloud when it comes time to do a technology refresh or an office move. Investors are becoming […]

Four Reasons a Hybrid Cloud Approach Improves Disaster Recovery

Historically, disaster recovery has been an unending struggle for companies. A hybrid cloud approach combines many compelling features of the public and private cloud, allowing your firm to leverage a unique platform that meets a broad range of needs for your firm, like disaster recovery. Our newest eBook, Four Reasons a Hybrid Cloud Approach Improves Disaster Recovery, highlights the key advantages that make the Hybrid Cloud ideal […]