Screen Opens Singapore Datacenter to Host INFOmatch for Asia Clients
SINGAPORE, February 20, 2018 – Screen INFOmatch has opened an additional datacenter in Singapore to provide clients in the Asia-Pacific region with access to its INFOmatch platform as a locally managed service.
Screen went live with its space in Equinix’s Singapore datacenter over the course of December and January, and will now begin the process of migrating clients to hosted instances of their INFOmatch platforms running within Equinix’s datacenter. This migration will be virtually seamless for clients. Hosting the platform locally for clients in the region will improve the client experience by reducing any delays in the user interface, which was previously hosted from Screen’s primary datacenter at Equinix’s facility in Amsterdam.
“We opened our Singapore office almost two years ago because we had growth in our client base in Asia and decided that supporting them from the Netherlands was too cumbersome,” says Screen co-CEO Peter Fruitema, adding that Screen chose Singapore for its hosting center because of its central location in the region and because many firms from other regions use Singapore as their first step into the Asia-Pacific market. “We believe the move will help us attract more clients in the region, as well as making it easier for the company and new owners TRG to roll out other products (including ResearchMonitor & Quest) and services locally. Certainly it helps for clients to know that data is hosted in Singapore, which is regarded as a country with very high standards of data security. So we believe it will speed up the IT component of any evaluation [by a potential client]…
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(article as published in Inside Market Data on February 20, 2018)
The Screen Group offers a range of specialised services and solutions for the professional financial services industry.
At the foundation of the company Screen built a unique consultancy practice that has made Screen the global leader for market and reference data advisory services. Through benchmarking, user profiling and requirements inventory Screen assists user firms in optimising their market data spend, as well as in researching, selecting and implementing software applications and solutions.
To inform the Financial Services Industry of new vendors and industry trends, Screen has been organising one day trade shows, Screen Events, for the last 18 years.
The offering is completed with a range of in-house developed and supported software solutions, the INFOmatch suite, which allows user firms to manage market data spend, create cost transparency and reduce redundant services.
The labels that represent this unique suite of complementary services are Screen Consultants, Screen Markets and Screen INFOmatch.
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Mr. Roel Mels
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