Amazon Web Services lure Markit

Markit has adopted Amazon Web Services (AWS). It says the move will help it to expedite product and business innovation and optimise the performance and scaling capabilities of products and services including enterprise data management (EDM), thinkFolio, WSO, indices and processing.

“By embracing AWS’ services, we are extending our capabilities across divisions,” said Andrew Eisen, managing director, cloud strategy, enterprise software: “By embracing AWS’ services, we are extending our capabilities across divisions. Markit is taking a leadership role in how the financial services industry can leverage the cloud to create a step change in innovation. Our industry faces many dynamic challenges and this new partnership will enable us to be more creative in finding solutions to challenges faced by our customers.”