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Volante Technologies Products Optimized with SpikeSource

Volante Technologies has fully configured and optimized its products for use with SpikeSource Spike Stacks to create an open source infrastructure. Volante’s data management products, which run in J2EE and .Net environments, now carry Java, Apache and MySQL components, providing solutions for financial services based on business-ready open source infrastructure, with end-to-end testing and a…

GoldenSource Corp. Expands Offshore Total Centre in Mumbai

GoldenSource Corporation is expanding its Offshore Total Centre (OTC) in Mumbai, India, in partnership with TCGIvega Information Technologies (TCGIvega). To address an increased demand in its development, customer support, professional services and other back-office support functions in Asia, the OTC has moved into a new facility located in Mumbai’s technology sector.

Olayan Group to Implement TAPMaster as Core Data Platform

The Olayan Group, a Saudi multinational, has decided to implement TAP Solution’s TAPMaster platform as its core reference data management system for its asset management operation. The deal is the first for TAP for some time, following its big win at Morgan Stanley (Reference Data Review, January 2005). At Olayan, TAPMaster will become the company’s…

AIM Software, FT Interactive Data Hook Up via Gain Platform

AIM Software and FT Interactive Data have agreed to collaborate in conducting an extended mapping of FT Interactive Data’s information services via AIM’s Gain reference data management platform. The new relationship builds on several years of cooperation maintaining access to the FT Interactive Data services via Gain. Under the arrangement, FT Interactive Data will offer…

DTCC Plans Data Repository for Credit Derivatives Trade Information

Stop Press: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. (DTCC) has unveiled plans to create a single data repository for trade data covering over-the-counter derivatives transactions. The proposed utility would become a central industry trade information warehouse, containing the golden copy of each OTC derivative trade, with an initial focus on credit derivatives. Access to the…

Wells Fargo Adopts I-flex Reveleus Data Structures

Wells Fargo has implemented a platform from i-flex’s Reveleus unit to support its credit capital calculation application in order to meet its Basel II requirements. Underlying the platform is a set of data structures, business rules, computations and definitions that is expected to help the U.S. bank comply with the advanced internal ratings-based approach of…

Reference Data Spending to Continue at Highs for Two Years

Rest assured. The boom years aren’t over yet. Financial institutions will continue their high rate of spending on reference data projects for the next two years as drivers such as operational risk and regulation continue to force firms to clean up their data acts. That’s the conclusion of a new survey from TowerGroup, which said…

BNP Picks Xyleme for Derivatives Data Management

BNP Paribas has selected Xyleme Inc. to provide data management for the bank’s derivatives operations. The big French bank will use Xyleme’s XML-based platform to integrate trade data for reporting of profitability of specific financial instruments or client risk exposure.

TAP Solutions Releases TAPMaster On Demand

TAP Solutions has released the TAPMaster On Demand web service, an add-on module to its core data management platform that provides a link between its standardized data and a client’s proprietary or non-standard systems and software without the need for development staff. Queries go through the web service and provide ‘read only’ data so administrators…

Aegon Asset Management Taps Citadel Cadis for Data Platform

Aegon Asset Management UK Ltd. has implemented Citadel Associates’ Cadis Data Management Platform (DMP). The Scotland-based investment management firm will use DMP in support of its outsourced securities administration and fund accounting functions, which are handled by Citigroup’s Global Transaction Services group, as well as for its own core business activities. Cadis now supplies Aegon…