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ACE IT Solutions Nominated for Five Hedge Fund Technology Awards

ACE IT Solutions has been nominated as a finalist for five HFMWeek 2017 US Hedge Fund Technology Awards, including:

The 2017 US Hedge Fund Technology Awards recognize and reward IT and software providers serving the hedge fund sector that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

The announcement of these nominations follows a successful year for ACE IT Solutions and emphasizes the company’s commitment to delivering excellent technology and unmatched client service to all our clients.

“We are incredibly proud of our growth over the past year. These nominations validate our commitment to client service and providing our clients with the most reliable, secure and innovative technology solutions available. We will continue to contribute to our clients’ success by delivering effective technology solutions tailored for their specific needs,” said Warren Finkel, Managing Partner of ACE IT Solutions.

About ACE IT Solutions

ACE IT Solutions is a leading provider of technology and IT services to hedge funds and financial firms. Technology solutions customized specifically for financial firms include business continuity/disaster recovery planning, IT Assessments, security audits, penetration testing, strategic technology consulting, and beyond. In addition to network consulting services, ACE IT Solutions offers a portfolio of managed services including 24×7 Help Desk, 24×7 Server / Network Monitoring, Offsite Backup, Email Archiving and Email Security. ACE IT Solutions understands compliance requirements and has developed a platform to cover all their financial clients’ technology needs.

About HFMWeek

HFMWeek is the leading resource for current global hedge fund news through its website and weekly magazine.


SEC Announces Examination Priorities for 2016

On January 11, 2016, the staff of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its annual announcement on examination priorities for the coming calendar year. While the announcement contains broad and general descriptions of areas in which the staff intends to focus, there are several key points to… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Nominated For 4 Prestigious 2016 HFMWeek Technology Awards

ACE IT Solutions is proud to announce that we have been nominated for several prestigious HFMWeek US Technology awards, rewarding excellence in hedge fund technology: Best Infrastructure Provider Best IT Consultancy Service Best IT Service for Small and Start-up Firms Best Security Solution The HFMWee​k 2016 US Technology Awards recognize and reward hedge fund technology providers as well… Continue Reading

SEC Charges Investment Adviser With Failing to Adopt Proper Cybersecurity Policies and Procedures Prior To Breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that a St. Louis-based investment adviser has agreed to settle charges that it failed to establish the required cybersecurity policies and procedures in advance of a breach that compromised the personally identifiable information (PII) of approximately 100,000 individuals, including thousands of the firm’s clients. The federal securities laws require… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Nominated For Best IT Security Services for Hedge Funds by HFMWeek

ACE IT Solutions is proud to announce that they have been nominated for two prestigious HFMWeek awards: Best IT Security Service for Hedge Funds Best Outsourced Tech Infrastructure Provider for Hedge Funds The HFMWeek Awards event showcases the leading hedge fund service providers from across the US to reward outstanding performance, service and support provided to the… Continue Reading

Lessons learned from the NYSE technology “glitch”

A shutdown in trading at one the world’s most famous exchanges raised the tension in financial markets Wednesday and raised questions about the organization’s technology. Not only was the “glitch” an embarrassment for the NYSE — when trading halted at NYSE, buying and selling quickly moved onto rival exchanges. Government officials said it did not appear that… Continue Reading

Approximately 14 million records exposed in the largest theft of government data ever seen

According to recent estimates from investigators, as many as 14 million federal employees’ records may have been compromised in the Federal office of Personnel Management OPM, which manages background checks, pension payments and job training across myriad federal agencies. FBI investigators suspect China-based hackers in the attack. In response, the White House is pushing to get various government agencies… Continue Reading

Last Call for Microsoft Server 2003

Microsoft Windows Server support is ending on July 14, 2015.  After July 14, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for any version of Windows Server 2003. If you are still running Windows Server 2003 in your datacenter, you need to take steps now to plan and execute a migration strategy to protect your infrastructure. Businesses… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions recognized as one of the World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

Penton Technology Names ACE IT Solutions to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition April 20, 2015, Saddle Brook, NJ – ACE IT Solutions has been recognized as one of the World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service… Continue Reading

Cyber security: IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Report

IBM has released its X-Force Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Report  (Q1 2015) and it discloses some very interesting facts about the cyber threat landscape over the last year. Based on pure volume, the total number of records breached in 2014 was nearly 25 percent higher than in 2013 The tone of breaches has shifted, revealing disturbing… Continue Reading