Joe McCann, NodeSource CEO, joins OpenFin Industry Advisory Board
NEW YORK and LONDON, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenFin today announced a partnership with NodeSource, the Enterprise Node Company ™, to further enhance OpenFin's market-leading HTML5 container for finance. NodeSource's expert engineers will become committers to OpenFin's open-source project, focusing on the security of Node.js which is embedded in OpenFin's Electron-based container. Joe McCann, CEO of NodeSource will join OpenFin's Industry Advisory Board which includes 13 of the world's largest financial institutions and trading platforms.
Mazy Dar, CEO of OpenFin, said: "The integration of Node.js in Electron presents both exciting opportunities and significant security challenges in a financial industry context. We are thrilled to be working with the world's leading experts at NodeSource to enable enterprise-grade use of Node.js within the OpenFin container."
Joe McCann, CEO of NodeSource said: "Security is paramount for financial industry applications and core to what we do at NodeSource. We are delighted to be working with OpenFin to help unlock the full power of Node.js on financial desktops."
OpenFin provides the financial industry's leading runtime for HTML5 applications. Built on Electron and tailored for financial firms, OpenFin is a powerful and secure HTML5 engine that enables seamless deployment, native experience and desktop integration. The world's largest financial institutions and trading platforms use OpenFin to deploy applications both in-house and to over 250 buy-side and over 40 sell-side customers. OpenFin is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Nyca Partners, Pivot Investment Partners. For more information, please visit www.openfin.co and follow @openfintech.