Tag: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

April 24, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Saxo Bank moves its entire banking platform and technology stack to Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Copenhagen based Forex and multi asset broker Saxo Bank have today announced a strategic partnership with the aim of running Saxo Bank’s entire technology stack on the Microsoft Cloud. The companies said that financial services are at a transformational tipping point. It is key for financial organizations to harness data and cloud…

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Microsoft Azure to shape future of financial services software
March 07, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Microsoft Azure to shape future of financial services software

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Finastra to deliver secure, flexible and cost effective financial services cloud solutions. As part of the alliance, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s enterprise-ready trusted cloud platform, will underpin FusionFabric.cloud as Finastra’s strategic cloud platform. Finastra will also launch a selection of its global payments…

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September 22, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Axioma names Nico Kicillof of Two Sigma and Microsoft as Managing Director

Axioma announced the appointment of Nico Kicillof to the newly created position of Managing Director, Head of Platform Engineering. He was previously Head of Software Development Lifecycle at Two Sigma, the technology-driven institutional investor, since 2015. Streamlining flows of content into Axioma’s expanding range of cloud-based products and solutions is a core strategic objective,” said…

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July 07, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Microsoft’s CEO is rearranging the Management Team

Long-time Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner is preparing to leave Microsoft, therefore the company’s Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has revealed that a broad reshape of the senior executive ranks is going to be made. Instead of naming one new COO, Nadella appointed two executives to divvy up the sales responsibilities and report to him.…

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June 13, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Microsoft buying LinkedIn for $26 billion

Who said that business social networking didn't pay? In a bid to shake up its somewhat stagnant software business and become more of a serious online player, especially when it comes to people interacting online, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has made a $26.2 billion bid to buy business social networking site LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD). LinkedIn has become…

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April 05, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

R3 Consortium, Microsoft unveil strategic partnership

R3 Consortium and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) have unveiled a strategic partnership aimed at bolstering the use of distributed ledger technologies among R3 member banks and international financial markets. R3 also named Microsoft Azure the preferred cloud services provider for its R3 Lab and Research Center serving more than 40 member banks. Under the collaboration, Microsoft…

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January 27, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Markets.com doubles margin requirement on stocks during earnings season

Retail forex broker Markets.com, a unit of Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC), will be raising margin requirements from 5% to 10% for CFDs on certain US-traded stocks during the current Q4 earnings reporting season. Shares of even very liquid, well-traded equities tend to be more volatile leading up to an earnings announcement - especially year-end results, when 'surprise'…

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October 28, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

AxiTrader sees website go down for several hours Tuesday caused by Microsoft Azure problems - LeapRate Exclusive

LeapRate Exclusive... Continuing our exclusive coverage of a series of (seemingly unconnected) outages and hacks hitting the Forex trading world of late, LeapRate has learned that leading Australian retail forex broker AxiTrader experienced an outage lasting several hours on Tuesday October 27. AxiTrader clients were apparently unable to log into their accounts during the latter…

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