InterSystems has helped the world’s most successful financial institutions meet their toughest challenges. Our scalable solutions empower you to manage risk across multiple products and regions, keep pace with changing regulatory demands, and transform your mountains of enterprise data into better business decisions.

Finance

Keeping Financial Institutions Running Matters

In capital markets, fintech, retail and commercial banking, and insurance, InterSystems is helping the world’s most successful financial institutions meet their toughest challenges.

In capital markets, for example, rock-solid performance, scalability, and reliability amidst escalating data volumes are critical, even as markets unexpectedly spike.

InterSystems IRIS powers a wide range of mission-critical, high-throughput applications throughout the front, middle, and back offices for the top banks worldwide, helping them meet their service-level agreements reliably, and at lower cost.

In retail and commercial banking, InterSystems IRIS enables our customers to manage risk across multiple products and regions, keep pace with changing regulatory demands, streamline operational processes and transform mountains of data into better business decisions.

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25th June 2019

Success Stories

InterSystems Data Platform in a Fortune 100 Investment Bank

CHALLENGE The development manager at a top global investment bank ($39.2BN revenues) needed to find a solution to meet the following demands of his organization’s business: The customer management application must support the ability to answer ad-hoc queries about an end customer’s assets The same system must support the ability to report traceability to show […]

25th June 2019

Success Stories

MFS Investment Management Improves Performance, Reduces Risk

Switch From Relational Database to InterSystems Data Platform Accommodates Growth Risk is inherent in investing, and minimizing that risk is a common goal for money managers. MFS Investment Management®, a global asset management firm based in Boston, Massachusetts, manages more than $410 billion in assets for clients worldwide. When operating at the level of MFS, […]

25th June 2019

Success Stories

Global Investment Bank Speeds Up Its Equity Trading System with InterSystems Data Platform

A leading global sell-side investment bank with 50,000 employees and more than $1 trillion assets under management had conflicting requirements for their transaction management and analytics platform to reliably handle increasing trade order volumes while lowering infrastructure costs. The globally distributed system had to be designed to accommodate billions of daily orders with sufficient headroom […]

25th June 2019

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Article

Why Innovation Matters

Meeting the Challenges of the Modern Financial Services Sector – Why Innovation Matters Currently, there are a number of critical challenges facing financial services firms. Among them are increasing trade volumes; periods of high market volatility; the introduction of new regulations, such as the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and Fundamental Review of the Trading Book […]

25th June 2019

Blogs

Why Innovation is Key to Meeting the Challenges of the Modern Financial Services Sector

Part 2 of 2 < Part 1 Financial services firms are currently facing a number of critical challenges, such as complying with regulations like PSD2 and FRTB. Yet, until now, the majority have done very little to address these issues. Here we’ll look at how they can overcome these challenges and why innovation will be […]

25th June 2019

Blogs

What Are the Key Challenges Facing the Modern Financial Services Sector

Part 1 of 2 > Part 2 Financial services firms are facing a number of critical challenges, including increasing trade volumes; periods of high market volatility; the introduction of new regulations, such as the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB); and the need to accelerate innovation. Businesses across the […]

6th August 2019

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Article

Is Financial Services Regulation a Barrier to Innovation?

A greater proportion of IT decision-makers in the financial/banking sector see key financial services regulations as a driver of innovation (34%) than regard them as a barrier to it (24%). First published in Finance Monthly, November 2018 More than a third (34%) of IT decision-makers across the UK financial sector regard key financial services regulations […]

6th August 2019

Success Stories

Leading financial services company enhances customer service by improving its database system

A need for better information management As one of the largest managers of financial assets in the UK, this InterSystems client has worked hard to build a reputation for financial security and investment success for over 150 years. However, they recognize that longevity alone is no guarantee of future growth. “While our experience and stability […]

6th August 2019

Success Stories

TD Ameritrade Clears 500,000 Stock Trades Per Day with InterSystems Data Platform Technology

In 1975, TD Ameritrade started as a small brokerage firm in Omaha, Nebraska. It was a pioneer in helping the self-directed investor, being the very first brokerage firm to institute trading by touch-tone telephone. TD Ameritrade was also one of the first to offer Internet trading to individual investors – and they saw their business […]

25th June 2019

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Article

PSD2 and the New Era of Open Banking

How Can Banks Prepare for the Age of Disruption The advent of the revised Payment Services Directive is a real game-changer for the European banking sector. PSD2, which went live in January 2018, is a directive adopted by the EU that is designed to regulate payment services and payment service providers throughout the EU and […]

25th June 2019

Blogs

Managing transactions and analytics simultaneously

Increasing trade volumes and periods of high market volatility create technology challenges for financial services firms This is especially true for sell-side firms, which can experience extremely high transaction volumes, since they partition already high volumes of incoming orders into an even greater number of smaller orders for execution. At the same time, they must […]

25th June 2019

Blogs

Triggered by Regulation

Why the Need to Comply is Driving Financial Services Firms to Adopt Data Management Best Practice Traditional database architectures are coming up short in today’s data-driven world. Part of the problem is that it is difficult for them to handle the tsunami of data coming into the organisation. Data volumes are growing rapidly. Analyst firm, […]