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Options In 2015: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

Options In 2015: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

2015 was an exciting year for Options. It included an acquisition, expansions in London and New York, new clients, new partners and a whole host of new platform technology -- but these only tell a fraction of the Options story in 2015.

Our plans for 2016 are equally exciting but before we get to those we wanted to share some key insights from 2015.

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Happy Holidays from Options!

Happy Holidays from Options!

As 2015 draws to a close, we take this opportunity to wish all our clients and partners a very happy holiday season and a prosperous 2016. 

2015 was an exciting year for Options. We expanded the Options family; we recorded some exciting Read more

Women in Fintech: Troubleshooting the Gender Gap

Women in Fintech: Troubleshooting the Gender Gap

I have always had a passion for technology. I love that with some logical thinking, a little troubleshooting and a bit of trial and error, (nearly) every IT problem can be solved. Of course, solving the problem often involves some long hours sat in front of a computer but the satisfaction of finding a solution makes it worth the effort.

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Capital Markets Service Delivery: You Can’t Fake It

Capital Markets Service Delivery: You Can’t Fake It

Greenwich Research recently published a report focused on the changing role of the broker dealer, and in particular that of the sales trader. It’s a useful look inside the dynamics of an industry that has seen dramatic changes in the form of lower margin and customer spend, further compounded by an abundance of competition steadily eliminating differentiators over time.

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Six Reasons Your Business Needs A Managed Solution For Its Financial Applications

Six Reasons Your Business Needs A Managed Solution For Its Financial Applications

Last week we announced that Mediolanum, the Dublin-based asset management arm of the Mediolanum Banking Group, had chosen Options as its new managed application and hosting provider. On the back of that news, we wanted to explore further why a fully managed application solution makes good business sense for your firm.

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Cybersecurity Q&A With Options CTO John Bryant

Cybersecurity Q&A With Options CTO John Bryant

To download Options’ most recent cybersecurity whitepaper click here.

John Bryant, Options CTO, recently spoke to Hedgeweek on how the company is constantly working to stay ahead of the risks posed to the hedge fund industry by cybersecurity issues. Read the full interview below:

Q. What are you doing to manage and enhance the security of the Options private cloud environment?

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Google Bucks Security Trends In Using .XYZ Domain

Google Bucks Security Trends In Using .XYZ Domain

Google recently chose to use abc.xyz as its registered domain name for its new holding company, ‘Alphabet’. Apparently it did so due to the limited choice of traditional domain names, with abc.net and abc.

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Making Customer Success A Reality: A Technical Account Manager’s Perspective

Making Customer Success A Reality: A Technical Account Manager’s Perspective

In enterprise IT, flagship clients can make or break a company, but landing them is often the easy part. Your sales team can close all the major accounts you want, but if you’ve got a revolving door because of substandard account management, word spreads fast. The personal relationships our account managers build with clients is a vital part of the Read more

Spear Phishing In Financial Services: A New, More Covert Style of Attack

Spear Phishing In Financial Services: A New, More Covert Style of Attack

To download Options’ most recent cybersecurity whitepaper click here.

The term phishing is well known in most security-conscious businesses and users have generally become more discerning of clumsily-formatted mails notifying them that the Amazon order they didn’t place is awaiting collection.

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Why We Have Travelled 500,000 Miles In 12 Months

Why We Have Travelled 500,000 Miles In 12 Months

With the growth of remote working and (almost) reliable video conferencing, travel for work is becoming less and less frequent. That said, for a company like Options, with over 200 customers across 4 continents and 5 time zones, travel is always going to play a huge role. At Read more

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