Saxo Bank is an investment bank specialising in online trading and investments. The Bank enables clients to trade currencies, stocks, futures and other derivatives via its online trading platforms, the Saxo Web Trader, the Saxo Trader and the Saxo Mobile Trader.

Challenges

  • Manage explosive growth of trading data
  • Reduce transaction costs
  • Provide faster, higher-value client service
The Informatica Ultra Messaging layer provides Saxo Bank with the flexibility, application independence, network independence, and raw performance the Bank needs. This low latency solution enables Saxo Bank to take on more business, provide a more agile, responsive service to clients and enable the Bank to make more informed decisions about its risk exposure.
— Michael André
Chief Technology Officer
Saxo Bank

Results

  • Enable Bank to handle more business by taking control of message volume growth
  • Allow Bank to provide competitive, and appealing streaming prices for a more agile, responsive service to clients
  • Ensure timely, informed decisions about risk exposure
  • Enable Bank to move into other sophisticated trading services
  • Introduce horizontal scaling and ultra-low latency during core transaction phase of trade management
  • Guarantee timely delivery of data
  • Ensure high throughput with parallel use of commodity hardware
  • Reduce Bank's hardware costs

Technologies Used

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