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IBM InterConnect 2013 Expert Integrated Systems Keynote: SGX Transformation Journey


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See how SGX leveraged IBM PureSystems technology to improve their business.

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  • 1. SGX Transformation Journey IBM InterConnect 2013 – MBS Singapore Niguel Brooks SVP, Architecture & Infrastructure 10/10/2013 Version 1.0
  • 2. SGX The Asian Gateway  Asia’s most International exchange  Premier International listings venue  Trading wide range of securities, derivatives and commodity products  Asia’s longest trading hours  Fastest trading engine and co-location  Central clearing house and Asia’s only clearing services for OTC commodities and financial derivatives SGX at a Glance - The Asian Gateway IBM InterConnect conference Singapore 2013 Revenue1 Market Cap2 Employees US$562 million US$5.9 billion - 2nd in Asia ~600
  • 3. SGX The Asian Gateway IT Challenges – Agility and time to market – Limited resources, budget and cost pressures – System complexity and standards approach – The 3R’s (Reliability, Resiliency & Recoverability) – Technology governance, risks and security Key Drivers and Technology Challenges InterConnect 2013 #IBMINTERCONNECT ….....………and of course flawless execution! Business Drivers – Grow existing and new business – Competitive landscape pressures – Regulation and market structure changes – Service availability
  • 4. SGX The Asian Gateway Proof of Concept – Experiences InterConnect 2013 #IBMINTERCONNECT Installation and setup – PureApplication System installed and configured within a day Migration timeframe and PoC results – Upgrade SGX applications from WAS V6.1 to WAS V8.5 over two day period – Migrated from Windows to Linux – Consolidate clusters and nodes Integration with SGX build – O/S build and 3rd party software installation – Tools integration and security hardening POC results – Successful migration in record time – Demonstrated ease of support and deployment
  • 5. SGX The Asian Gateway PureApplication Solution Evaluation InterConnect 2013 #IBMINTERCONNECT Operational Efficiency – Simplified maintenance and support of new solution Agility – Faster time to market new applications – Flexible application infrastructure, performance optimization Resiliency / Risk Reduction – No single point-of-failure, high-availability architecture – Minimise human error with automation framework – Role based access, segregation of environments Migration – Ease of migrate existing applications and expertise to support Cost – Cheaper to operate over the existing solution – Predictable costs over the solution lifetime
  • 6. SGX The Asian Gateway SGX Transformation journey continues…. InterConnect 2013 #IBMINTERCONNECT PureApplication Deployment – Project approved to replace the existing WAS environments supporting SGX’s trade reporting, clearing and back-office applications Final thoughts – Utilise expert migration services – Transformation creates new challenges – Always keep your goals in sight Application and Operational Process Optimisation – Consolidation and simplification of the existing WAS setup – Review SGX internal support and deployment model – Performance and capacity management capabilities – Explore new use cases for PureApplication platform