January 17, 2019

ReliaQuest recognized as one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Technology

The technology industry has had its ups and downs in recent years, amid concerns about it being a male-dominated space, as well as consumer worries about privacy. But there are still a number of tech workplaces that are well-liked by employees, who appreciate working for companies that value both their health and financial well-being, while also respecting workers, regardless of their backgrounds. Fortune research partner Great Place to Work recently analyzed survey feedback representing more than 220,000 U.S. employees to come up with 2019’s list of Best Workplaces in Technology. This year’s list features 25 large companies, as well as 25 small and medium companies. Take a look at this year’s list, as well as Great Place to Work’s methodology, below:

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January 15, 2019

Basis by Centro Dominates Demand Side Platforms by Securing No. 1 Ranking on G2 Crowd Winter 2019 Software Report

Centro (www.centro.net), a global provider of advertising technology, today announced that Basis by Centro has secured the No. 1 rank on the G2 Crowd Demand-Side Platform (DSP) Grid report for the 7th quarter in a row. G2 Crowd scores products and vendors based on reviews gathered from its user community (collected through November 21, 2018), as well as data aggregated from online sources and social networks. It applies a unique algorithm to this data to calculate the customer satisfaction and market presence scores in real time. Click here to download the report. “Our Winter 2019 Demand Side Platform Grid Report identifies Basis by Centro as a Leader based on users’ high levels of customer satisfaction and Centro’s visibility and market share,” said Rob Light, research principal, G2 Crowd. “Ease of use, user requirements, ease of doing business with, and support, are all factors that have helped Basis garner positive reviews from its customers.”

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January 14, 2019

Wataniya adopts eBaoTech’s 4G insurance platform

eBaoTech, a global leading digital insurance solution provider, recently announced that Saudi Arabia based Wataniya Insurance Company successfully launched eBaoTech’s microservices and cloud-native based 4G insurance platform as its policy administration system. The new system will be used to manage Wataniya’s end-to-end policy operations from underwriting, sales, re-insurance, claims to IT, and for all of its product lines. All legacy policy data have been migrated to the new system. Wataniya experienced fast business growth in recent years. Its legacy IT systems became a challenge to support its further growth and the IT maintenance was very costly. In this context, Wataniya was looking for a new on-premise core business platform which should be on a modern architecture for the ease to maintain, agile enough to meet the changing needs in digital age and cost effective.

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January 11, 2019

Centro Ranked #2 in Built In Chicago’s 2019 Best Places to Work

Centro provides enterprise-class software for digital advertising organizations. Our technology platform, Basis, is the first of its kind SaaS advertising solution unifying programmatic and direct media buying, along with workflow automation, cross-channel campaign planning, universal reporting and business intelligence.

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January 8, 2019

Coalfire Validates Egress Data Security Platform for Compliance with NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulations

Egress, a data security company, today announced that Coalfire, a leading cybersecurity advisory firm, has validated the ability of the Egress data security platform to protect financial and personal data and help organizations comply with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) 23 NYCRR 500 data privacy laws. The final deadline for compliance with the regulation is March 1, 2019. The full technical assessment and compliance validation is available for download here.

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January 4, 2019

Outlook 2019: Jason Morris, Enfusion Systems

How should the new year be known? It should be known as “The Year of Comprehensive Real-time Solutions.” As margin compression continues across the board, the inefficiencies of a bifurcated infrastructure (i.e., several different systems) and/or portfolio managers utilizing incomplete or stale information to make investment decisions, won’t be tolerated. Real-time portfolio management across asset classes will evolve from a niche competitive advantage into a critical need for traders and fund managers alike. A real-time view of a portfolio’s net asset value, cash balances, risks, exposures, and sensitivities, allows institutional asset managers to forecast inflows and outflows better; see the total cost of ownership across their portfolio at all times; and capitalize on market movements for higher returns when entering and exiting positions.

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December 19, 2018

Riskalyze CEO Joins Board of Invest in Others

The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation announced today that Aaron Klein, CEO of Riskalyze, was elected to its Board of Directors on November 27, 2018. "We are thrilled to welcome Aaron Klein to the Board of Invest in Others," said Megan McAuley, Executive Director & President of Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. "Aaron has demonstrated a deep commitment to giving back, both personally and professionally. We look forward to his leadership, insight, and expertise as we continue to channel the philanthropy of the financial advice industry to where it's needed most."

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December 19, 2018

EBANX in PaymentsSource: How international e-commerce is upending Latin American payments

Latin America’s fast-growing e-commerce industry is providing opportunities to provide payments gateways for cross-border transactions originating in countries that don't favor digital or credit card payments. Latin America is characterized by a high number of consumers without credit cards or bank accounts, and a prevalence of domestic-only alternative payment methods such as Brazil’s Boleto Bancário, a voucher containing a barcoded invoice to be paid with cash at convenience stores and bank branches.

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December 18, 2018

MarketsandMarkets’ First Annual Customer Summit Europe Concludes with Recommendations for Long-Term Revenue Growth by Top Executives

The world's largest revenue impact research and advisory firm focused on high-growth niche markets, today announced key takeaways from its inaugural that took place in AmsterdamNov. 12-13, 2018. The event drew top executives and thought leaders from every major industry to discuss revenue opportunities within connected and converging markets. Held at Amsterdam's historic Tobacco Theater, the event theme centered around the fact that emerging and disruptive technologies and opportunities dictate that the revenue mix of companies will constantly change. Understanding not only how market disruptions will impact a business, but also how disruptions will impact a client's business and the client's customers as well, will be critical in building effective long-term growth strategies. To support such an in-depth topic, MarketsandMarkets capped the exclusive event at 100 curated attendees representing several different organizations.

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December 17, 2018

GigaSpaces Seeks to Simplify Real-Time Computing

GigaSpaces is releasing an update to its platform intended to help simplify development and deployment of applications required for time-sensitive and mission-critical services. The latest version of InsightEdge is designed to help enterprises leverage and analyze their data for real-time impact. New features and functionality in InsightEdge version 14.0 include Kubernetes environment support for simplifying deployment in cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments. The new release also incorporates Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory integration, which taps into the GigaSpaces MemoryXtend module to help lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase capacity with near in-memory performance.

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