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Waters Rankings 2014: Best Sell-Side OMS Provider — Bloomberg

For the fifth year in a row, Bloomberg’s Trade Order Management Solutions (TOMS) has won the Waters Rankings award for best sell-side OMS. The platform, which provides fixed-income cash and derivatives trading firms with a multitude of tools to manage…

Waters Rankings 2014: Best Sell-Side Clearing Provider — DTCC

The best sell-side clearing provider category in the Waters Rankings is one that has seen rapid change after years of stability. JPMorgan was the perennial leader in this category before being dethroned last year by Goldman Sachs. But this year we see a…

Waters Rankings 2014: Best Broker-Dealer — UBS

At first blush, a single-dealer trading platform with aggregation capabilities would seem like an astonishingly simple idea. And yet, it’s at the conceptual level where any simplicity ends, and the long, hard technology work begins. For that reason, the…

Waters Rankings 2014: Best Datacenter Provider — Equinix

Scale might be important, but for large numbers of financial services organizations, doing it on their own is too costly a prospect, particularly when it comes to datacenters. The modern facilities used by both buy-side and sell-side firms are demanding…

Waters Rankings 2014: Best Network Provider — SunGard

Some technology providers do one small thing extremely well, and that narrow precision guides them to immense success. But if there is one category in the financial services industry where just the opposite is required, it’s network connectivity, which…