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Saxo Bank

 

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.

“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

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Business Need

Manage explosive growth of trading data.

Reduce transaction costs.

Provide faster, higher-value client service.

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Challenges

Take control of message volume growth.

Introduce horizontal scaling and ultra-low latency during core transaction phase of trade management.

Guarantee timely delivery of data.

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Solutions & Results

Allowed bank to provide competitive, and appealing streaming prices for a more agile, responsive service to clients.

Ensured timely, informed decisions about risk exposure.

Enabled bank to move into other sophisticated trading services.

Ensured high throughput with parallel use of commodity hardware.

Reduced Bank's hardware costs.

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Technologies Used

Ultra messaging

Delivers extremely low-latency messaging over any network, along with very high throughput, with 24x7 reliability.

Informatica Ultra Messaging Streaming Edition

Sets the standard for reliable low-latency messaging.

Informatica Ultra Messaging Persistence Edition

Delivers high-performance guaranteed messaging based on an advanced parallel persistence architecture.

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