Client Connection Manager

Citi

Citi is a global investment bank and financial services company. For decades they have helped Traders execute orders through their trading infrastructure. They believe that stability and security are critical features of this service. For the last 20 years since electronic trading became commonplace, their internal systems have become more and more complicated just like every other sell side broker.To achieve the best prices for customers, an order passing through Citi's internal systems gets broken up and passed through dozens of proprietary order management systems (OMSs). Each OMS cluster has its own dashboard designed for that particular OMS. The first OMS cluster is the direct connection to the client, and Citi has thousands of these OMSs.

The rundown

As the number of orders grew throughout the day, Citi was struggling to display all of them in the front end. As a result they couldn't see or inspect alerts after about 2pm. They desperately needed a front end with the performance to handle displaying the orders.

Solution

3Forge technology let Citi rebuild the exact dashboard they had previously but with 100X performance characteristics, and in a browser. Thanks to the browser based performance, new features are rapidly deployed to the client without installing desktop applications. On top of this, the hardware requirements were reduced by 90% dramatically improving stability and reducing costs.

The AMI difference

3Forge has helped Citi to update their applications for the ever increasing demand to handle more data and analytics. As other OMS dashboards are converted to 3Forge, their ultimate goal of consolidating system front ends is now a reality. As a result they will be the first sell side broker to find a platform that would let them accomplish this ambitious goal for their traders.

Real Time Latency Dashboard - Morgan Stanley

3Forge AMI allows Morgan Stanley to display millions of data points in a single chart.

Client Connection Manager - Citi

3Forge has helped Citi to update their applications for the ever increasing demand to handle more data and analytics.

Audit Trail - Citi

3Forge has helped Citi to answer customer complaints in a timely manner. Their goal of reducing the time to and improving the quality of the responses to any issues that happen with orders as they are processed through Citi's internal systems is now complete.

Tier 1 Investment Bank

AMI is revolutionizing real-time trade monitoring for this tier 1 investment firm through zero latency speeds, seamless integration, and complete data transparency.

Cardinal Analytics

The CARI platform, powered by AMI, is a cloud-based credit risk information service from Cardinal Analytics.

Smart Finance

AMI is the real-time deployment, management, and monitoring tool for all of SmartFinance's developmental operations.

Xobi

XOBI users real-time dashboard to analyze user trends, track sales performance, and manage support inquiries.

Global Bank

AMI provides trade support at this global bank through anomaly detection, real-time surveillance, and kill switch functionality.