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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 […]

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 […]