2012 Conference Presentations
Session 3 - Scalability and Speed in Analytics, Networking and Storage.Nan Boden, CEO Myricom, Inc., Arcadia, CA
Session 5 - Big Data: Mastering Change with Big Data in the Financial Services Industry MarketsBig Data integration and analytics is a necessary business strategy to manage increasing rates of change in the financial services markets. The new normal in risk management is to minimize poor risk while maximizing returns, consistent with regulatory law, board-level concerns, and sound business practice. Big Data ingests, indexes, and integrates structured and unstructured data from a wide variety of sources.
Robert Desautels, CEO, President and Founder, Harvard Research Group
Session 6 - Secure and Scalable Virtualization for the next Generation IT InfrastructureEnterprise Virtualization dramatically cuts costs while improving the security, performance, and scalability of virtualized datacenters. Virtualization has become a foundational element for a successful cloud computing strategy.With KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine)there is an enterprise-class, open virtualization alternative on industry standard x86 servers. Enterprise Linux offers tighter security in an open and cost-effective solution.
Greg Lissy, Director of Product Marketing, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC
James Rankin, Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC
Session 7 - Speed, Low Latency, and Parallel Programming in Financial Services.HPC computing in the global financial markets provides manifold financial rewards employing these systems. Speed to market, high frequency trading, arbitrage trading are reasons for the cost-benefits. Lower cost of ownership, reduced heat, space, electrical expense are major considerations of the cost-benefits.
Speed, Low Latency, and parallel programming in financial services will be covered in this session.
Jeffrey M. Birnbaum, Founder & CEO, 60East Technologies, Inc. New York, NY
Thomas Fay, Vice President, NASDAQ OMX, New York, NY
Session 8 - Next-Generation Distributed Storage.Michael Versace, Research Director, IDC Financial Insights (Moderator)
Bob Quinn, Vice President and Chief Technologist, Corporate Strategy Office, LSI Corporation
Gary Smerdon, Vice President and General Manager, Accelerated Solutions Division, LSI Corporation
Vinod Kutty, Associate Director, Head of Distributed Computing/Open Systems R&D, CME
Owen Monroe, R&D Specialist, Oktay Technology
Session 9 - Leveraging Embedded Hardware Solutions in Financial ApplicationsDouglas Gourlay, VP Marketing, Arista Networks, Santa Clara, CA