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The following features all the latest news, articles and press releases from the Ballintrae team.

Ballintrae and Darktrace Partner to Step Up the Battle Against Cyber Attacks

Publish date: 10-Jun-2014
Ballintrae today announces a partnership agreement with Darktrace, the pioneering cyber-security business formed by world-class Cambridge mathematicians and former executives of UK cyber defence intelligence services. Find Out More

Ballintrae Appoint Sales and Marketing Director

Publish date: 22-Apr-2014
Ballintrae Appoints New Sales & Marketing Director Mark Kelly has recently been appointed by Balintrae as the New Sales & Marketing Director. Mark has joined the senior team to drive further growth particularly in IT Security which is one of the key areas of focus for Ballintrae. Find Out More

Ballintrae Visits Technology Innovators in Israel

Publish date: 28-Jan-2014
Ballintrae’s Steve Street, Director of Innovation, has been invited to visit Israel to meet with leading product innovators and technology security companies and to tour a leading VC during the last week of January. Find Out More

Ballintrae and Checkmarx Join Forces to Cut Software Risk

Publish date: 12-Nov-2013
Ballintrae, the IT consultancy specialists and Checkmarx, a leader in Application Security Testing, Join Forces to Cut Software Risk.With risk high on the boardroom agenda, Ballintrae and Checkmarx have joined forces to help financial services organizations minimize software risk when developing and upgrading internal and client-facing applications. Find Out More

Ballintrae and Bradford Networks Announce Partnership To Deliver Secure BYOD to Financial Institutions

Publish date: 06-Nov-2013
Ballintrae, the IT Security specialists, and Bradford Networks, the best choice to secure network access for BYOD, are partnering to provide financial services organisations with comprehensive network access control (NAC) so-lutions that enable secure Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). BYOD increases the attack surface of a network by orders of magnitude. Find Out More

Nick Parkin Latest Senior Appointment for Ballintrae's Market Data Team

Publish date: 01-Jul-2013
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that Nick Parkin has recently been appointed to lead its well established and fast developing team of Compliance and Managed Services professionals within the Market Data division. Nick has an impressive background and deep experience of market data policies governing Exchanges. Find Out More

Cyber Threat Intensifies

Publish date: 01-Jun-2013
Most financial services organisations (even the largest ones) have admitted that they don’t have the budget to deal with the largest cyber attacks and they use their resources to buy themselves time in order to minimise the impact of an attack. Find Out More

Ballintrae Appoint Sales and Marketing Director

Publish date: 01-Feb-2013
Ballintrae has appointed Ashley Francis as a new member of their senior team in the role of Sales and Marketing Director. With a wealth of experience within the Infrastructure in the Top Tier banking industry, he joins to help drive further sustainable growth Find Out More

Inside Market Data

Publish date: 01-Sep-2012
Ian Pearson is quoted in this edition of Inside Market Data on misinterpreting Exchange rules and the cost of getting it wrong. Find Out More

Infosecurity Magazine

Publish date: 01-Jul-2012
Ballintrae quoted on security and online fraud. Find Out More

Ballintrae Announces Identico Partnership

Publish date: 01-Jul-2012
Ballintrae, the niche financial services IT organisation, is delighted to announce its partnership with Identico, the cutting edge software company that creates solutions for using voice for biometric recognition. Working with Identico, Ballintrae will deliver a voice biometric solution that secure... Find Out More

Tokyo Certifies Ballintrae Data Policy Database

Publish date: 23-Apr-2012
Tokyo and 36 other Exchanges have validated Ballintrae's Exchanges, Rules and Regulations Database. Find Out More

Ballintrae Boosts Compliance Offering with Bloomberg Hire

Publish date: 09-Apr-2012
UK-based technology and market data consultancy Ballintrae is building out the compliance arm of its market data services practice and has hired former Bloomberg contracts manager Aaron Garforth to head its Compliance and Managed Services team. Find Out More

Tokyo Stock Exchange Validates Ballintrae`s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database

Publish date: 02-Apr-2012
Ballintrae’s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database (B.E.R.R.D.), the unique and increasingly popular online database, has been welcomed by the Tokyo Stock Exchange which has also confirmed that the information held in B.E.R.R.D. is correct while also validating the summaries detailing our interpr... Find Out More

Aaron Garforth announced as Senior Member of Ballintrae's Market Data Team

Publish date: 01-Apr-2012
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that Aaron Garforth has recently been appointed to lead its growing and successful team of Compliance and Managed Services professionals within the Market Data division. Aaron has an impressive background having worked for Bloomberg and the London Stock Excha... Find Out More

Oslo Stock Exchange Validates BERRD

Publish date: 01-Feb-2012
Ballintrae’s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database (B.E.R.R.D.), the unique and leading edge online database, has been validated by Oslo Bourse, another leading European Stock Exchange. The team in Oslo was impressed by the database and supportive of Ballintrae’s interpretation... Find Out More

First MENA Validation For Exchanges Database

Publish date: 01-Oct-2011
Ballintrae’s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database (B.E.R.R.D.), the unique and leading edge online database, has been validated by the first Middle Eastern Exchange, Tadawul. The team at Tadawul welcomed Ballintrae’s interpretations of its market data pricing policies detailed ... Find Out More

TMX OKs Ballintrae Policy Database

Publish date: 06-Sep-2011
TMX Datalinx, the data arm of Canadian exchange group TMX, has validated the information on—and interpretation of—its data usage and pricing policies in UK-based technology and market data consultancy Ballintrae’s Exchange Rules and Regulations Database (BERRD). Find Out More

Channel firms hold their nerve to make growth list

Publish date: 03-Sep-2011
Channel firms that made the cut on this year's Tech Track list have stressed the importance of holding their nerve and continuing to invest during the last few years of economic uncertainty. The list, compiled by Fast Track and published by the Sunday Times, ranks the UK's 100 fastest-growing pri... Find Out More

Ballintrae Features in Tech Track 100

Publish date: 01-Sep-2011
Ballintrae, the innovative IT consultancy which works with a number of the leading global investment banks, inter dealer brokers, CFD/Spread Betters and Exchanges has been recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing independent companies in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100. Ranked at N... Find Out More

Ballintrae`s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database Gets LSE Stamp of Approval

Publish date: 02-Feb-2011
Ballintrae’s Exchange, Rules and Regulations Database (B.E.R.R.D.), a new and unique online database, has been welcomed by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). The LSEG also recently validated the information and interpretations in relation to London Stock Exchange & Borsa Italiana mark... Find Out More

Ian Pearson Announced as the new Managing Director of Ballintrae.

Publish date: 01-Feb-2011
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that it has appointed Ian Pearson as its Managing Director. Ian joined Ballintrae's Executive team just over two years ago following a successful career in Business Management, Sales and Business Development within the Finance and IT sectors on an international b... Find Out More

Dr. Anthony Pease Joins Ballintrae`s Market Data Team

Publish date: 01-Jan-2011
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that Dr. Anthony Pease recently joined its fast-growing Market Data Team. Anthony, who is an expert in all aspects of the Market Data Arena, has spent most of his career with different roles at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein/Dresdner Kleinwort/Commerzbank. Ian ... Find Out More

Paul Mayho Joins Ballintrae as Finance Director

Publish date: 01-Dec-2010
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that Paul Mayho has been appointed to its Executive Team as Finance Director. Paul, who has a successful track record of building high performing team in high growth, rapid change organisations, joins Steve Street and Ian Pearson on the Executive Board of Ballin... Find Out More

Ballintrae Wins Contract to Manage Market Data Reporting for City Index

Publish date: 01-Sep-2010
Ballintrae is delighted to announce that in May 2010 it signed a contract with City Index, a leading provider of retail trading products globally, to provide a managed service for City Index's market data reporting (for vendors and Exchanges, and internal and external usage). Ballintrae has a stron... Find Out More

Ballintrae Defies Downturn and Doubles Turnover

Publish date: 02-Aug-2009
Ballintrae recently announced that its year end revenue had virtually doubled, which together with its office expansion and Ballintrae’s staff expansion is a welcome sign for city analysts in these recessionary times. Ballintrae continues to build on its growth during 2008 and 2009 is providi... Find Out More

Ballintrae Project Manager Leads Major Integration in Germany

Publish date: 01-Aug-2009
In the last quarter of 2009, Ballintrae secured a major project with a leading investment manager, in Germany. In order to enter the German market, the investment manager had recently acquired an existing business and a key part of our Project Manager's role was to help with the integration of that ... Find Out More

Ballintrae Attends SIFMA Conference

Publish date: 01-Jul-2009
In June, a number of Ballintrae representatives attended SIFMA’s (The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association) Technology Management Conference & Exhibition in New York, the leading international financial services technology event with more than 300 vendors and 8,000 attende... Find Out More

New Market Data MD Appointed

Publish date: 01-Jun-2009
Ballintrae has appointed Dave Gordon to lead its Market Data team. Dave is a specialist in all aspects of Market Data and Trading Technology with more than 20 years experience in Investment Banking. Having worked for many leading global financial institutions, he been in management roles, he has bee... Find Out More

London Headquarters Expanded

Publish date: 01-Jan-2009
To start the New Year on a positive and progressive step, Ballintrae expanded its London headquarters. This expansion is due to the growth of Ballintrae's business which has meant an increase in employees, a larger sales force and an expanded management team. Only this month it was announced that Da... Find Out More

New Data Centre Optimisation Service Offering

Publish date: 01-Aug-2008
In response to the unrelenting pressure on Data Centre resources and their management, Ballintrae are pleased to release their latest service offering based around the optimisation of Data Centre infrastructure. Our approach takes a holistic look at every infrastructure layer within the Data Centre,... Find Out More

New Framework Agreement Signed

Publish date: 01-Jun-2008
Ballintrae have confirmed another framework contract with a Tier 1 investment bank. This adds to our collection of Financial Services customers in the City of London and gives us further distribution for our range of innovative and quality services. CEO Steve Street commented, "This is a further lan... Find Out More

Sales Team Expansion

Publish date: 01-Apr-2008
Ken Cordery has joined Ballintrae today to bolster our UK sales drive, with a focus on developing new business within the Financial Services arena. Ken has over 30 years experience in the City of London, starting his career with Citigroup and latterly held the Sales Manager role at Arcontech. With a... Find Out More

Ballintrae Move into Larger Offices

Publish date: 01-Mar-2008
Ballintrae announce today that they have taken new office space at their City offices in the heart of London. The new lease has been signed to support company expansion and to further cement our desire to keep close ties with the City of London. Commenting on the new lease, CEO Steve Street commente Find Out More