Regency C (West Tower)
From order entry through allocation to clearing and settlement, the front and back office are becoming more integrated. From a software perspective, firms are seeking smarter, fine-tuned system software, middleware, and other applications to support the lifecycle of trading. From a hardware perspective, firms are migrating from individual servers to blade servers, going back to mainframes, using grid computing or other specialized hardware solutions. This session will address the operational and IT challenges that firms are facing as the complexity of supporting trading increases.
John Rapa, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tellefsen and Company
Spencer Greene, Chief Technology Officer, Financial Services Industry and Global Financial Exchanges Business Manager, Tibco Software
John Omahen, Director, SunGard Futures Systems
Patrick Thornton-Smith, Group Marketing Director, FFastFill
Guy Tagliavia, Director, Websphere Front Office and Low Latency Messaging, IBM
James Michuda, Managing Director, Wolverine Execution Services