This paper describes how .NET Framework 2.0 was used to integrate a strategy execution management system with grid-enabled trade order analytics and financial markets data management platform. Integration details and functional overviews of respective solutions are provided.
This paper describes a comprehensive solution based on Microsoft and GigaSpaces technologies that addresses scalability and performance challenges with Excel-based applications in securities and capital markets industry. The solution combines the latest Microsoft technologies, including Office Excel, Excel Services and Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 with GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform to deliver unparalleled usability, performance, and scalability.
The financial services industry is a dynamic and fast moving environment that is highly demanding and is continually pushing the boundaries to increase productivity and improve workflow to make better and faster decisions. Journey with us as we explore the new landscape of collaboration and communications capabilities; and how it accelerates business processes in the financial services market.
Distributed branch office configurations within many enterprise organizations are increasing in number and growing in complexity. Delivering and sustaining efficient and reliable IT services to these mission-critical branches is vitally important.
This application is an end-to-end sample application for .NET Enterprise Application Server technologies. It is a service-oriented application based on Windows Communication Foundation (.NET 3.0) and ASP.NET, and illustrates many of the .NET enterprise development technologies for building highly scalable, rich "enterprise-connected" applications. It is designed as a benchmark kit to illustrate alternative technologies within .NET and their relative performance.
Learn how the benefits of using Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 (WCCS) can help financial institutions meet today's challenges.
Raiffeisen bank in Austria like most banks has a mix of backend systems that need to be accessed by many different groups of employees. Like Commonwealth Bank of Australia, they chose to go with a composite smart client application. For this episode I'm joined by Michael Harbauer the architect for this very interesting project as we dive into the specifics of how this thing works.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance Planning Guide is designed to help organizations meet PCI DSS requirements. Specifically, this guide is targeted to merchants that accept payment cards, financial institutions that process payment card transactions, and service providers (third-party companies that provide payment card processing or data storage services). The guide is intended to augment The Regulatory Compliance Planning Guide.
Isn't it great to get some help? Perhaps if you were starting up a new project, wouldn't you like someone from your local Microsoft office to give you a hand? Especially some really bright guy like Microsoft Austria's Architect Mario Szpuszta? Well they can't do it for every project, but here is the story of how Mario helped Raiffeisen bank and Architect Michael Harbauer get a grip on the Composite UI Application Block.
What is it with banks and Composite Smart Clients? This is the second ARCast case study I've done on this exact scenario. This time it is Raiffeisen bank in Austria. Could it be that the mix of many diverse back end systems, web services and the need for a powerful front end just matches up well to the Smart Client Software Factory and Composite UI application block? Must be...
Enterprise architects in financial services are looking to service-oriented architectures (SOA) to address many real-world problems – brittle systems with tight interdependencies, data stuck in single-purpose silos, and applications that don’t scale to meet growing demand, to name a few. But implementing an SOA can also expose new scalability issues. New high-performance computing (HPC) offerings from Microsoft and its partners are ideally suited for scaling out compute-intensive components.
Credit Suisse, based in Zurich, Switzerland, provides investment banking, private banking, and asset management services to clients in more than 50 countries. Because its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, the company had to comply with regulations specifying internal controls introduced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) Section 404. Credit Suisse needed a solution scalable and integrable with its line of business operations.
Financial Services companies have built up a large number of Line-Of-Business oriented systems and databases over the years. This has led to the development of application and information silos where it is virtually impossible to bring all the information about a client together in one place. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Integration Frameworks provide a way to bring these applications and databases together.
In this webcast we will review how several companies in banking, insurance and capital markets are applying Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Microsoft Office and SoftArtisans OfficeWriter to gain business insight and improve the design, creation and deployment of powerful reporting tools. By simply using common Office knowledge, you�ll see how financial service companies throughout the world have been able to avoid expensive reporting solutions while exceeding their users� business needs.
The New Business Origination for Annuities provides a unique opportunity to bring together related but different skills from Impact Technologies, Insurance Technologies, and AdminServer. This paper provides information about the developmental implementation options for an Insurance Value Chain (IVC) solution for the life-insurance industry.