Mary Beth Hamilton
Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration Launches London Operations
Leading U.S. outsourced IT provider delivers premier technology services to London-based hedge funds and investment firms
BOSTON – November 12, 2007 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of technology and IT services to hedge fund and investment firms, today announced its international expansion with the launch of its London operations. Eze Castle is now providing comprehensive IT services to the U.K. hedge fund community and helping its U.S.-based clients globalize their IT infrastructures.
Eze Castle brings to the London market 12 years of experience in addressing the technology requirements of hedge fund and investment firms. Today, Eze Castle supports more than 450 U.S. hedge funds, including one-third of the 243 firms with a billion or more of assets under management. With the opening of its London operations, Eze Castle is expanding the availability of its comprehensive IT service offerings to one of the largest hedge fund markets worldwide.
Eze Castle began building its London support infrastructure in Q2 2007 and today has an expert team of engineers and IT consultants in London who are supporting 10 hedge fund clients. Eze Castle is taking a phased approach to service delivery by providing core IT services immediately and growing its technology services portfolio based on customer demand and growth.
The following services are available immediately out of London:
- Outsourced IT Services including on-site support and access to Eze Castle’s 24x7x365 help desk for rapid problem troubleshooting and resolution;
- Network Management Services featuring topology design, assessment and implementation, intrusion detection and response, and system monitoring;
- Startup and Relocation Services offering complete design, project management and implementation support during an office startup or relocation;
- Storage Solutions providing data storage, protection and availability; and
- Voice Solutions Support including installation and management of communications systems.
“As a customer-focused organization, opening a London office is a natural extension for Eze Castle Integration. Our U.S. clients are increasingly launching London-based funds and require unified IT support across their entire firm to ensure business consistency and continuity,” said Bob Guilbert, managing director of Eze Castle Integration. “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.”
About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration (www.eci.com) is the leading provider of technology and IT services to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Startup and Relocation, Outsourced Technology Support, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in New York, Greenwich/CT, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and London.