Overview: Managed Applications

Managed Applications is an enterprise-grade SaaS enablement and cloud optimization solution backed by industry leading data management, business continuity and information security protocols. A unique combination of scalable performance, platform flexibility and external connectivity enables clients to expand business areas and strategies, without costly capital investment in technology and support staff.

It provides cost certainty through on-demand delivery and a well-defined, all inclusive subscription model. Solutions may be deployed in private, hybrid or public cloud via the global Options platform allowing rapid connectivity to market and exchange data, as well as external 3rd parties. Backed by Options true 24/7, follow-the-sun engineering and support and a fully encompassing SLA.

The Options platform includes a global managed network, data center space in over 40 key financial sector locations, global hybrid and public cloud regions, security and compliance, storage as a service via PURE, hot-hot failover architecture with business continuity (and database replication), backup, physical and virtual servers running multiple Windows, Linux and Unix variants in private, hybrid and public cloud as required.

Key Facts

  • Cloud agnostic (private / hybrid / public)
  • SaaS enablement
  • Complete managed service
  • Cloud optimization
  • Enterprise-grade solution providing a resilient, secure and compliant platform
  • Partnered with the leading global front to back office application vendors
  • Transparent pricing and cost certainty
  • Reduced time to market / increased ROI
  • Delivery and operational risk mitigation

The service layer includes solution design, cloud optimization and delivery management, technical account management, 24×7 follow-the-sun support, procurement and vendor management. Clients leverage a highly certified (private and public cloud), global engineering team encompassing Windows and networks engineering teams, Unix and DBA with over 30 years experience managing complex financial applications.

The fully managed, SaaS enablement solution transforms application implementation and cloud migration projects for financial firms and software partner vendors. All solutions are implemented to investment bank standards and backed by certified security protocols, enabling vendors to meet even the most stringent due diligence standards. Options platform, engineering, cloud optimization and delivery expertise greatly simplify software deployment; de-risking projects and keeping the client focus on value driven software development.