Financial Services

Financial IT Services

Align your IT goals with business growth

Learn More About Robust IT Services for Banks and Capital Markets


Banks & Credit Unions

Make the most of your IT banking and network investment.

The pace of change in banking regulations, the escalation of cyber threats and the shift to electronic banking requires banks and credit unions to re-evaluate their IT operating model. Organizations that are stuck with fixed IT resources have less flexibility than their competitors. At the same time, the cost of dedicated systems and staff, especially for non-strategic operations, is untenable.

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UCrya’s broad portfolio of network and infrastructure services offers banks and credit unions reliable, scalable and cost effective alternatives to keep pace with the demands of the retail customer.

From managed services, collocation, and network services available in both physical and virtual environments, UCrya provides a solid foundation for greater agility, enhanced security, operational excellence and compliance.

  • Increase operational efficiencies across your enterprise
  • Create new IT-enabled revenue opportunities
  • Manage evolving compliance, risk management, governance and customer demands
  • Maintain consistent uptime and performance for your infrastructure, network and applications
  • Enable self-service, mobile and online applications

Benefit from rigorous operational controls

IT compliance is an ongoing burden for banks and requires comprehensive risk mitigation procedures and controls, along with detailed documentation and audit ready operations. It requires additional cost, resources and trained staff to keep pace with ongoing regulations.

UCrya understands how to minimize operational risks and assist financial firms in incorporating rigorous standards into IT compliance programs.

Tap into fully-managed security, productivity, and resilience services

DDoS attacks and virtual theft are on the rise posing threats that could devastate any depository institution. Today’s IT banking professional needs to look beyond the known threats and implement a complete security program to continually monitor the ever-changing landscape.

UCrya delivers cost-effective, flexible and reliable security solutions to enterprise clients with security installations under management. We deliver security onsite, at our global data centers, and within our virtual hosting platform.

  • PCI Compliance Solutions
  • Managed Security Services
  • DDoS Mitigation Service
  • Secure IP Gateway
  • Email Defense
  • Web Defense
  • Big Data

Unlock the power of Big Data

Banks are collecting unprecedented quantities of structured and unstructured data. Analysis of this data may yield enormously valuable insights yet firms still have not capitalized on its scale to keep pace with the competition.

UCrya’s Big Data services helps banks drive business growth, increase profitability and manage risk.

  • Enterprise-grade global infrastructure and network connectivity
  • Proven big data software in a fully hosted and managed environment
  • More petabytes of data stored and managed

Capital Markets

Purpose-built IT Services for today’s markets.

Technology advances are rapidly altering the face of financial services. Even the most nimble market participants are experiencing cost pressure, increased regulatory oversight and the threat of security breaches.

UCrya makes markets work. We shield market participants – including buy-side, sell-side, liquidity venues and services providers – from the infrastructure work required to stay competitive and keep up with market changes.

From managed services, collocation, and network services available in both physical and virtual environments, UCrya provides a solid foundation to stay competitive and support financial markets.

Our global network of over 60 state-of-the-art data centers and ultra-low latency and extremely resilient managed network connectivity underpins these solutions; reinforced by an unmatched depth of experience servicing enterprise financial firms and their customers.

Trust a leader in the provision of market data and trading connectivity.

Fast, reliable and secure market data delivery and interconnectivity is the lifeblood of financial markets – between clients, trading partners and execution venues – many resident in over more data centers worldwide. The underlying network and infrastructure is at the core of UCrya’s services.

Advantages include:

  • High performance, ultra-low latency, managed connectivity to more exchange and liquidity venue feeds worldwide including:

BATS

CME Group

ICE / NYSE

London Stock Exchange

NASDAQ OMX

Singapore Exchange

  • Available bandwidths up to 100 Gig-E and a full range of scalable access options
  • Quality of Service (QoS) model offers six available service classes
  • Online access provides automated quoting, ordering and real-time utilization data and performance of every connection

Direct Access to our Trading Community and Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity

The decision to colocate extends beyond just space, power and cooling. It’s about gaining the reliability, security and agility to meet customer needs in fast moving financial markets.

UCrya delivers highly reliable infrastructure for many of the largest financial institutions across the globe, including a number of the world’s leading exchanges and liquidity venues. From traditional equities and derivatives exchanges to alternative trading venues such as dark pools and crossing networks, foreign exchange and fixed income ECNs; all trust UCrya to host their trading systems and matching infrastructure.

Collocate with any of the hosted venues in UCrya’s data centers and benefit from ultra-low latency connectivity.

  • One-third of all Fortune 100 companies
  • Five of the nine largest US equity dark pools, representing almost 50% of average daily volume
  • Two major FX ECNs, with roughly 43% of global spot FX matched in data centers
  • A broad range of alternative trading venues and solutions providers.

Maximize the Potential of Grid Computing with UCrya

Long-term success and growth are largely dependent on financial firms making decisions faster than the competition; leveraging the latest technological resources to respond to market shifts, assess current positions and to act quickly.

Firms across the globe have turned to high-performance computing services from UCrya tapping into:

Experience: Grid compute solutions for many top-tier global financial services firms, with in excess of cores under management in our facilities

Colocation and Network Services: Across data centers and containing the leading execution venues and matching infrastructure, trading and wealth management platforms

Leading Edge Technology: One of the fastest, most scalable and lowest cost HPC platforms for financial applications, partnering with technology vendors including Intel, HP and NetApp

Hyperscale Cloud Instances: Providing a roadmap to build HPC applications in a true, scalable public cloud for ephemeral workloads

Tap into Fully-managed Security, Productivity, and Resilience Services

DDoS attacks and virtual theft are on the rise posing threats that could devastate any financial firm. Today’s IT professional needs to look beyond the known threats and implement a comprehensive security program to continually monitor an ever-changing landscape.

UCrya delivers cost-effective, flexible and reliable security solutions to enterprise clients with security installations under management. We deliver security onsite, at our global data centers, or within our virtual hosting platform.

  • Managed Security Services
  • DDoS Mitigation Service
  • Secure IP Gateway
  • Email Defense
  • Web Defense

Unlock the Power of Big Data

Financial firms are collecting unprecedented quantities of structured and unstructured data. Analysis of this data may yield enormously valuable insights, yet firms still have not capitalized on its scale to keep pace with the competition.

UCrya Big Data services helps financial firms drive business growth, increase profitability and manage risk tapping into:

  • Enterprise-grade global infrastructure and network connectivity
  • Proven big data software in a fully hosted and managed environment
  • More petabytes of data stored and managed

Services for Banking and Capital Markets

After over a decade of financial reform affecting financial institutions, both large and small, pressure from regulators has not eased, operational cost reductions continue, market complexities persist and security concerns are ever present. UCrya can help.

COLOCATION

The decision to colocate extends beyond just space, power and cooling. It’s about gaining reliability, security and agility. Access data centers around the world.

MANAGED HOSTING

Redeploy your valuable resources for business innovation by offloading routine IT infrastructure tasks to our multi-level secured global data centers.

DATA NETWORK

Tap into UCrya’s low-latency, secure and high-availability connectivity delivered across our own Tier I IP network.

CLOUD

Discover a purpose-built hybrid, private or public cloud optimized for high performance and advanced security, with rigorous SLAs.

MANAGED SERVICES

Get secure and reliable network, infrastructure and managed services enabling your IT staff to focus on agility.

IT SERVICES & CONSULTING

Leverage UCrya’s project management teams that are ITIL and Six Sigma certified.

MANAGED SECURITY

Get secure and reliable end-to-end monitoring across network, infrastructure and application layers to mitigate security risks, breaches and cyber-attacks.

ECOMMERCE

Improve your customer’s omni-channel eCommerce experiences securely, reliably and responsively.

BUSINESS CONTINUITY & DISASTER RECOVERY

Minimize the impact of unplanned events and help keep your business operational, delivering 24/7 failover protection.