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SIX Extends ANNA Contract, Announces Cloud Upgrade

SIX has renewed its contract with the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) to serve as a co-operator of the ANNA Service Bureau (ASB) through to December 2024, along with CUSIP Global Services. SIX and CUSIP Global Services will jointly facilitate an extensive enhancement to ASB’s existing Portal Tech Infrastructure, resulting in improved communication and…

Nebula Graph Database Raises $8 Million in Series Pre-A Funding

VEsoft, the developer of the open-source Nebula Graph database, this week successfully closed $8 million in a series pre-A funding round led by Redpoint China Ventures and supported by existing angel investor Matrix Partners China. The funding will be used for additional product development and to bring Nebula Graph to market in North America, Europe,…

Goldman Sachs Invests in Data Security with $50m jSonar Stake

Database security platform jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in its first institutional round of funding. The firm focuses on managing database risk, which has historically been plagued by high costs and output, often limited to a basic set of compliance reports. With the adoption of the cloud and the dynamic landscape of…

FIS Launches New Data Analytics Platform for Wealth Managers

Florida-based Fortune 500 FinTech firm FIS Global has launched a new platform to provide wealth managers with data and insights, helping them to automate key manual processes and utilise data analytics to meet customer requirements. FIS Unity uses APIs to provide an integrated, 360 degree view of assets across multiple providers, with the addition of…

SimCorp Merges European Market Units

SimCorp, a provider of integrated investment management solutions and services including SimCorp Datacare (a data management solution for buyside pricing and reference data), is merging its Central Europe, Southern Europe and UK/Northern Europe/Middle East (UNM) market units, into one integrated EMEA unit. The move is designed to support SimCorp’s growth ambition, by developing closer client…

There Is No Spoon: Matrix IDM Takes EDM to the Cloud

Matrix IDM, an investment data platform specialising in EDM as SaaS, has had a busy year. With offices in Sydney, London and New York, two major new clients signed up over the past month and over half a trillion dollars now managed on its platform, the start-up has come a long way since its launch…

Infosys Partners with Avaloq on Digital Wealth Management Capabilities

Digital services giant Infosys has entered into a strategic partnership with Swiss wealth management software specialist Avaloq, to provide end-to-end (e2e) wealth management capabilities through digital platforms. As part of the agreement, Infosys will be a strategic implementation partner for Avaloq’s wealth management suite of solutions, helping clients modernize and transform their legacy systems into digital…

Cloud Data Protection Specialist Clumio Teams up with Microsoft 365

Clumio, a California-based cloud-security start-up focusing on software-as-a-service (SaaS) for enterprise backup, has added Microsoft 365 to its secure backup-as-a-service, providing organisations running Microsoft 365 with a globally consolidated data protection service as the global coronavirus pandemic sees a rapid increase in ransomware attacks and email scams. The two-year old company, which in December 2019…

Bloomberg Upgrades Enterprise Access Point to Enhance Data Efficiency

Bloomberg has announced major upgrades to its Enterprise Access Point, the firm’s ready-to-use data website, in order to make data more accessible, discoverable and self-service, as well as simplify data integration. A new self-service marketplace allows clients to access Data License content with click to purchase functionality, while the Dataset Creator offers a new tool…

New Managed Data Service from Bloomberg Opens up Enterprise-Wide Access

Bloomberg has launched a new managed service, Data License Plus (DL+), to aggregate a client’s Bloomberg data into a single dataset, enabling users to explore and interact with it through a web-based user interface. The new service aims to make DL data easier to access throughout the enterprise, while reducing the need for data processing….