Eze Castle Integration, a provider of technology and IT services to hedge fund and investment firms, has announced the launch of its London operations in order to provide comprehensive IT services to the UK hedge fund community and help its US-based clients globalise their IT infrastructure.
The firm brings to the London market 12 years of experience in addressing the technology requirements of hedge fund and investment firms. The firm supports more than 450 US hedge funds, including one-third of the 243 firms with USD1bn or more in assets under management.
Eze Castle began building its London support infrastructure in the quarter of 2007 and today has an team of engineers and IT consultants in London supporting 10 hedge fund clients with services including outsourced IT services.
Services including on-site support and access to permanent help desk for rapid problem troubleshooting and resolution; network management services featuring topology design, assessment and implementation, intrusion detection and response, and system monitoring; start-up and relocation services offering complete design, project management and implementation support during an office start-up or relocation, as well as storage solutions providing data storage, protection and availability, and voice solutions support including installation and management of communications systems.
'As a customer-focused organisation, opening a London office is a natural extension for Eze Castle Integration,' says managing director Bob Guilbert. 'Our US clients are increasingly launching London-based funds and require unified IT support across their entire firm to ensure business consistency and continuity.
'We are committed to delivering the technology products and services hedge fund and investment firms require to run their businesses and believe our international expansion will further simplify IT for our clients.'
Eze Castle Integration is a provider to the investment industry of technology and IT products and services include start-up and relocation, outsourced technology support, telecommunications, business continuity planning and disaster recovery, archiving, storage, and internet service. The firm is headquartered in Boston and has offices in New York, Greenwich, Connecticut, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and London.