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Written April 17, 2018 by
Jim Hawk
COO

Have you decided that integrating colocation and/or cloud in your daily business operations might make sense, but are intimidated by the first step? Do you have difficulty getting to the planning stages of colocation or cloud migration? Do you feel as though taking advantage of cloud means a long, unpleasant and expensive process? Are you […]

Written October 27, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

In an article on the ComparetheCloud.net website about the use of Cloud services in the legal world (found here), it becomes apparent that no part of the economy is immune to the advances in technology. Lawyers, much like any other group of professionals, are subject to the same scrutiny and need for price transparency which […]

Written October 26, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

As someone who has been attending the FIA (Futures Industry Association) show since the mid ‘80’s, I can say, without hesitation, that the show has changed dramatically. The show used to be focused on brokers and traders of derivatives, but now the FIA has become a showcase for the technologies that drive, optimize and support […]

Written July 27, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

As a former board member of the CME Group, there were few things which were painfully apparent; The IT budget becomes a ‘black hole’ for capital and resources if not managed properly.  And more important, advances in technology creates opportunity for efficiency and increased Operating Margins. Case in point would be the procurement of compute […]

Written June 15, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

FED day and Jack explains the nuances around the decision. More important is the continued flattening of the yield curve and the implications it has for a slowdown.