Eze Castle Integration Releases Third Annual Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study

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Survey of more than 500 firms reveals top technology and application trends among alternative investment firms

Eze Castle Integration Releases Third Annual Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study

<0> Eze Castle IntegrationMary Beth Hamilton, 617-217-3338orMetis CommunicationsKathryn Ghita, 617-236-0500 </0>

, Inc., a leading provider of strategic IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds and alternative investment firms, today released its 2013 Global Technology Benchmark Study, which provides insight into front, middle and back office technology choices at buy-side firms. Based on data collected from 538 firms located in the U.S., U.K. and Asia, respondents revealed their preferred technology solutions in a range of categories including market data, portfolio accounting, order management, archiving, mobile technology and more.

In its third year, the survey results give new and existing investment firms a glimpse into their peer companies to better identify and evaluate the top technology systems and service providers available to them. The complete report is and in this .

Eze Castle Integration asked survey participants to detail their use of front, middle and back office technologies. Key data points include:

Additional areas covered in the benchmark study include outsourced fund administration, risk management tools and customer relationship management software.

“As the global leader in hedge fund IT, Eze Castle Integration is committed to educating the alternative investment market about the various technologies available to effectively and efficiently run their business,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director of Eze Castle Integration. “With the insight from our annual benchmark survey, hedge fund managers are empowered to select technologies and service providers that will best support their companies.”

Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to more than 650 alternative investment firms worldwide, including more than 100 firms with $1 billion or more in assets under management. The company’s products and services include Private Cloud Services, Technology Consulting, Outsourced IT Support, Project & Technology Management, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.