Compared with other industries, the ﬁnancial markets sector has been relatively slow to adopt the cloud. Much of the inertia has been due to concerns—whether real or perceived—around issues such as complexity, security, regulation/compliance and data sovereignty. Recently, the cloud has become much more viable in the capital markets industry. The adoption of cloud-based solutions is rapidly accelerating for a range of business applications.
In this Financial Markets Insights report from Equinix and The Realization Group, experts from Microsoft, Reﬁnitiv, Pico, Finastra, Beeks Financial Cloud, Lloyds Bank, PwC and Equinix discuss the challenges and opportunities of utilizing public, private and hybrid cloud to build out unique ‘as-a-Service’ oﬀerings.