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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Trading Platforms


Trading platforms are becoming more capable of addressing rapidly evolving business and regulatory demands, but most financial institutions still struggle to make the most of these capabilities. CIOs can use this research to make better-informed investments in these business-critical technologies.

Published: 15 December 2015

ID: G00273850

Analyst(s): Fabio Chesini , David Furlonger

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Calypso
    • Infosys Finacle
    • Misys
    • Murex
    • OpenLink
    • SunGard
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Trading Platform Product Capabilities
  • Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


  • Changes From the Related 2014 Trading Systems Magic Quadrant

Market Overview

  • Key Market Trends
  • Digital Innovation in Capital Markets and Investment Banking
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Perceived Product Differentiators
    • Perceived Organizational Differentiators
    • Perceived Business Challenges in the Trading Segment
    • Perceived Technological Challenges in the Trading Segment
    • Perceived Enhancements to Be Focused on in Future Releases
    • Implementation Costs
    • Customer References Landscape

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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