DBS launches new cloud-based data centre


DBS Bank has teamed with American multinational firm Equinix to make one of its traditional data centres in Singapore “cloud-optimised”. This will enable the bank to move its main data centre to smaller premises, which are a quarter of the size of its existing one – making it 75% cheaper to run, according to DBS. […]

Stand by for light speed: high performance computing in financial services


Most debates about High Performance Computing in financial services quickly turn into conversations about high frequency trading, but there are many more reasons for getting the best of out of systems. Electronics and computer technology have always been pushing the boundaries of smaller, faster, cheaper (or at least, ‘more affordable’) and financial services firms have always been quick to take advantage of the latest advances.