SIDE Securities Industry Data Exchange is a financial services industry utility created to help industry participants better manage their risk across all lines of business, including front, middle and back-office. SIDE platform provides a single and highly secure access point for institutional clients and their broker dealers and custodians. The objectives are to optimize business operations, lower costs, enhance the end-client experience, and reduce the carbon footprint through innovative digital transformation.
SIDE is an affiliate of First North, established in 2009. First North provides management consulting services, as well as, big data and customized application services to the securities industry.