Wall Street & Banking
SDS has years of experience designing, delivering, and managing agile and secure computing platforms for organizations that do business on Wall Street, including banks and hedge funds.
Our Non-Disclosure agreements rarely allow us to advertise these clients by name, however, be assured that our presence extends to Wall Street and its surrounding connected companies.
Heres what we can say...
We recognize that increasingly, Wall Street connected firms have to make smart technology and design choices to optimize data center performance, reduce latency, and provide short delivery times for new technology services, all while remaining cost and energy efficient.
The IT Executives responsible for managing the technology driving today’s financial systems and data centers generally face a difficult two part challenge…
- On one hand, The demand for high performance and low latency infrastructure to support today’s fast-paced traders, (especially algorithmic trading), has never been greater.
- On the other hand, budget cuts and rising energy prices necessitates the efficient use of their data center footprint(s) and (an ever-shrinking) IT support staff.
As if that isn’t enough, further compounding these challenges, financial organizations increasingly require not just the high transactional rates of their financial and trading data, but the fast delivery of entirely new computing platforms and technology services as business demands rapidly change to remain competitive.
Achieving this balance can be made easier with the use of state-of-the-art infrastructure designed to leverage not only custom new and/or legacy high-speed computing platforms, but the latest Cloud-based technologies and workload virtualization techniques. These initiatives must be driven by focused and comprehensive design principles to ensure that the the ability to respond to the high demands of the business aren't compromised in the process.
This requires nothing less than excellent performance from any technology platform and its related support staff. Delivering this type of excellence in a technology platform requires more than just a "Plan > Build > Run" design methodology.
One example, everyone involved must have a high-security focused "mindset".
We understand IT security isn't just about what security procedures you build into the design, but how everyone involved in using and supporting the platform is thinking about security.
Our engineers and managers understand this and the other unique demands of these types of technology platforms. By leveraging our design principles and state of the art sustained engineering and IT management skills, we consistently deliver the excellent technological solutions today’s Wall Street connected enterprise demands.