Why hyperconverged systems could be the cure to the cloud and skills gap headache

Grazed from CBR. Author: James Nunns.

Technology choices in the financial services sector have become increasingly important in the past decade as a desire to stay ahead of competition, both established and new market disruptors, and the requirement to stay in line with increasingly proactive regulators, have made technology a key differentiator.

To some extent financial services has struggled in matching technology advancements to the pace of change being forced upon them, particularly so when technologies such as cloud computing appear to be a near no go area. London Capital Group, a company that specialises in online trading services, was faced with a changing market, a desire for new technologies to take them forward and a tech stack that was either at end of life, full, or coming out of warranty...

CIO at London Capital Group, Blair Wright, told CBR that when he joined in February 2015, the IT stack had been left to grow organically, so trying to do anything in a structured format was a format, but the company saw this as an opportunity...

Read more from the source @ http://www.cbronline.com/news/verticals/finance/why-hyperconverged-systems-could-be-the-cure-to-the-cloud-and-skills-gap-headache-4940535