Vendor news & updates

BJSS Expands – Open Houston Office

Last week, I spoke with Amir Soufizadeh, Head of the Commodities & Utilities practice for BJSS. BJSS is expanding rapidly and has recently opened an office in Houston, TX.... continue reading

Igloo Brings New Cloud-Enabled CTRM to Market

New vendors pop up quite frequently in the CTRM world and last week, I got an introduction to another new vendor in the form of Igloo Trading Solutions. Established... continue reading

Allegro announces the acquisition of FEA

Allegro announced this morning that they had acquired energy and commodity risk and analytics firm Financial Engineering Associates (FEA) from MSCI, who had previously bought FEA as part of... continue reading

Visiting with Openlink, now an ION Investment Group company

Now that the acquisition of Openlink by ION has closed, I visited with Openlink’s EVP & CMO Nancy Pearson, and Ken Knowles, EVP of strategy & business development, this... continue reading

Cubes in the Cloud – CubeLogic Update

Just before the Easter break, I had the opportunity to talk with Lee Campbell, CEO of CubeLogic who told me that CubeLogic has essentially doubled in size over the... continue reading

Brady’s New CPO Sets Out New Strategies

Recently, ComTech had an opportunity to meet Ms. Libby Koehn, Chief Product Office at Brady PLC. Ms. Koehn joined Brady quite recently in October, 2017. After a year of... continue reading

Adaptive Looks to Build on it’s Commodity Trading and Risk Management Success

Recently, I talk with Matt Barrett, Director at Adaptive. Matt has presented a couple of times at various CTRM Conferences but beyond that, I knew little about Adaptive and... continue reading

VisoTech Expands on the Back of Intra-day

I wonder how many vendors can boast of having a customer up and running in 96 hours? That was one memorable take away from a call I had recently... continue reading

DrillingInfo Quick to Leverage MarketView and Datagenic – Launches MarketView Curvebuilder

When Drillinginfo acquired Datagenic in October of last year, its CEO and President, Jeff Hughes, said “we’re acquiring DataGenic because of their unique ability to extract actionable intelligence from... continue reading

Scalable on a Roll

Just recently, I had the opportunity to catch up with Mr. John Crew, Director at Scalable. Scalable has been delivering ERP solutions for the last 30-years across a wide... continue reading

Brady’s Fintrade Readied for Broader Commodity Markets

Last week, I caught up with Harry Knott, product marketing manager, at Brady to catch up on progress with the Fintrade product. A physical and financial trading and risk... continue reading

ComTech Advisory and CTRMCenter Launches New Podcast Series – CTRMRadio

Always looking to find new ways to bring quality content to our readers here on CTRMCenter, ComTech Advisory has launched a new monthly podcast series to be known as... continue reading

Powel Sees Three Important Technology Trends To act On

I spent some time on the phone last week with Arnt Sollie, of Powel, asking about trends in the industry and their own product strategy. The first thing that... continue reading

eZ-nergy Goes Intraday

I spoke to Johann Zamboni, CEO of eZ-nergy last week as a follow up to E-World. eZ-nergy is a supplier of European logistics and scheduling software and services for... continue reading

Unicorn Systems Eyes Europe with Lancelot ETRM

A couple of weeks back, I took a trip to Prague to meet with local software and service firm, Unicorn Systems. You may not have heard of Unicorn but... continue reading

Aspect post ION acquisition is business as usual…and business is good

I had the opportunity to visit with Steve Hughes, president of Aspect Enterprise, this week to get an update on their business now that the ION acquisition has closed. ... continue reading