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By working with AWS, Capital Markets organizations are re-thinking their operating models and implementing cost-saving measures that increase performance. The results include accelerated go-to-market speeds, strengthened security, enriched customer experiences, and better data-driven decision making. As an AWS customer, you also have access to the largest ecosystem of technology and consulting partners to deploy industry-specific business solutions to elevate every aspect of your organization.


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Run Virtually Any Big Data Application

AWS offers more data services than any other platform so that you can collect, store, process, analyze, and visualize big data in the cloud. Deploy virtually any application regardless of volume, velocity, and variety of data.

Accelerate and Innovate Seamlessly

AWS enables companies to rapidly and reliably build, deliver, and iterate innovative products and services. AWS can help simplify provisioning and managing infrastructure, deploying code, and automating software updates.

Build on the Most Secure Platform

At AWS, security is job zero. The platform is designed for the most data-sensitive organizations and our partners offer hundreds of tools and features to help meet objectives around visibility, auditability, controllability, and agility.

"Two and a half years ago, we started a migration of our most critical systems to AWS — it's our markets surveillance platform. Our center of gravity is now in AWS for our organization — 90% of our total data volumes in AWS."
Steve Randich, Executive Vice President and CIO, FINRA

“Being able to leverage the power of AWS, we had two devops people who were able to scale the entire system, which was just critical for us in terms of getting up and running.”
Miles Wellesley, Head of Business Development, Robinhood

“AWS maintains a strategic commitment to cloud computing and publishes its Service Organization Controls 1 (SOC 1), Type 2 report audit to demonstrate its security practices."
Cedric Roll, Chief Technology Officer, 8 Securities

Capital Markets organizations have been utilizing grid computing to determine capital requirements, model risk scenarios, price products, and other business critical operations. By taking these compute-intensive workloads out of the data center and into the AWS Cloud, organizations are realizing increased speed, scalability, and cost-savings.

Grid Computing for Financial Services

Learn about how Financial Services companies of all sizes are driving the next evolution of grid computing by working with AWS by visiting our Grid Computing resource page.

Grid Computing Solutions

2nd Watch has solutions for Batch, Grid, and Big Data. Services also assist with compliance and security requirements, like Sarbanes Oxley, PII, and PCI-DSS.

Intel Cloud Edition for Lustre is a scalable, parallel file system that is well suited for grid-computing environments and has capabilities that fulfill I/O subsystem requirements.

CycleCloud is an enterprise solution for managing multiple users, running multiple applications, and enabling solutions so that users never wait for compute resources.

AWS Grid Computing Resources

Amazon EC2 provides resizable compute capacity. Different EC2 instance types offer varying combinations of CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity for all workloads.

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AWS Batch plans, schedules, and executes workloads across a range of AWS services. You only pay for the resources you create to store and run your batch jobs.

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Amazon EMR simplifies data processing through a managed Hadoop framework making it easy, fast, and cost-effective to distribute and process large amounts of data.

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With the most complete data management platform and numerous partner solutions, AWS can help optimize the entire lifecycle of your data, including collection, ingestion, processing, analytics, short-term storage, and archiving. We also provide sophisticated capabilities to support real-time streaming and analytics, petabyte-scale warehousing, business intelligence tools, and machine learning.

Data Analytics & Management
National Bank of Canada

The National Bank of Canada's Global Equity Derivatives Group works with AWS to efficiently process and analyze stock-market financial data. Learn more about Data Analytics on AWS by visiting our Resource Center.

Data Analytics and Management Solutions

IHS Markit EDM delivers next-generation information, analytics, and enterprise data management solutions to global financial services organizations.

Sopra Steria works across Financial Services delivering digital-at-scale big data processing solutions for established organisations, new entrants, and fintech innovators.

AWS Data Analytics and Management Resources

AWS offers data transfer and migration with features that securely and move multi-petabyte archives, accelerate network transfers, and capture data from multiple sources. 

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With AWS, you can build and scale virtually any big data application, including data warehousing, clickstream analytics, serverless computing, IoT, among others.

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AWS offers storage services that support application and archival compliance requirements. Select from object, file, and block storage, as well as cloud data migration options.

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Unexpected events can have longstanding business and reputational impact, particularly for organizations that house complex systems such as exchanges. To help ensure your systems are secure and redundant, AWS offers tools to build disaster recovery and business continuity protocols, so that you can protect your organization without incurring the expense of another physical site.

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

DR for SIFIs

AWS provides a step-by-step disaster recovery and business continuity solution employed by a systemically important financial institution. Learn more by visiting our Resource Center.

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Solutions

Actifio securely virtualizes applications and on prem environments in order to meet your disaster recovery and business continuity requirements.

Zerto Virtual Replication delivers robust disaster resiliency/business continuity solutions leveraging AWS as a recovery site, without the cost of a second site.

CloudEndure solves the problem of downtime, using continuous replication of your entire cloud application with continuous data protection.  

AWS Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Resources

ELB distributes application traffic across EC2 instances, which helps achieve fault tolerance in applications, seamlessly providing the required amount capacity.

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AWS offers storage services that support application and archival compliance requirements. Select from object, file, and block storage, as well as cloud data migration options.

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AWS operates 42 Availability Zones within 16 geographic Regions globally. This means that you can choose the most appropriate location for your disaster recovery site.

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An enterprise-wide digital transformation offers organizations with numerous opportunities to improve customer experience and service, launch new market-facing applications, and automate and operationalize manual back-office proceses. AWS has the tools and ecosystem of technology providers to build or purchase any core systems platform to effect a digital business and meet marketplace demands.

Digital Transformation

The AWS Financial Services Competency recognizes technology partners specializing in capital markets core systems implementations. Learn more.

Digital Transformation Solutions

Avoka is a digital platform for sales and service transactions, used by companies to accelerate digital transformation and bring customer-centric transactions to the marketplace.

Calypso provides of cross-asset technology solutions for complex financial markets. It provides technology to build consolidated platforms that can be used enterprise-wide.

Corezoid enables the digitization of analogue operations and empowers companies with much faster processing, as well with as real-time management and insights for forecasting.

AWS Digtal Transformation Resources

AWS lets you add and configure features for mobile apps, including user authentication, data storage, backend logic, push notifications, content delivery, and analytics.

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With AWS IoT, you can filter, transform, and act upon device data on the fly, based on business rules you define. You can update your rules to implement new features at any time.

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AWS AI services provide machine learning and deep learning technologies to build apps that can see, hear, speak, understand, and interact with the world around you.

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AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace is an online software store for organizations to find, buy, and immediately start using popular business software and applications running on the AWS cloud.

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To support the integration and deployment of Financial Services-specific solutions, AWS established the Financial Services Partner Competency Program to identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

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