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2010-10-21 08:00:00

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has been named a preferred vendor to the financial services industry in the annual Financial Technology (FinTech) 100 Rankings, published by American Banker, Bank Technology News, and IDC Financial Insights. SunGard has consistently ranked in the top five since the inception of the award in 2003, placing second in this year's overall rankings and for the second consecutive year. The FinTech 100 is a ranking of the top 100 global...

2010-10-07 07:08:00

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard today announced that it has acquired Swedish financial technology consulting services firm Mindwell. The acquisition will strengthen SunGard's capital markets expertise in Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard's financial results. Mindwell's strong domain knowledge of capital markets and familiarity with SunGard's Front Arena and other...

2010-09-21 11:34:00

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Often resource constrained, IT departments in companies and government organizations are immersed in workday responsibilities needed to support the business. Cloud computing can help take pressure off IT staff while also helping deliver measurable business benefits. For instance, with cloud computing, organizations can leverage the benefits of a shared IT infrastructure without having to implement and administer it directly. "While it took...

2010-09-14 07:00:00

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- DundeeWealth Inc. ("DundeeWealth") (TSX: DW), a Canadian-owned, independent wealth management company that currently oversees $72.2 billion in fee earning assets, has selected SunGard Availability Services to provide managed services and workforce continuity. The SunGard solution will assist DundeeWealth with information availability, regulatory compliance and security needs with added efficiency. "We conducted an exhaustive vendor search and selected...

2010-08-26 08:30:00

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycle30, a subsidiary of GCI, Alaska's largest telecommunications and cable provider (Nasdaq: GNCMA), has selected the enterprise-grade cloud platform from SunGard Availability Services to launch its billing services for telecom, cable and utility operators in North America. By working with SunGard, Cycle30 is able to simplify its overall IT infrastructure and quickly deliver cloud-based, order-to-cash services that integrate ordering, provisioning,...

2010-08-20 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has established a dedicated team of technology and consulting professionals from its Global Services business to provide strategic support to Grameen Foundation's Mifos® team and its customers. Mifos is an open source technology platform for accelerating microfinance. SunGard has been instrumental in benchmarking and scaling the capacity of Mifos to help enable microfinance institutions (MFIs) to serve millions of clients....

2010-08-12 10:02:00

LONDON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard been recognized as "Best Counterparty Risk Solution Provider" for the second successive year in the eighth annual Waters Rankings for excellence in financial IT solutions and services. Over 1,200 survey respondents were represented in this year's awards, including industry participants and readers of the publication. The award for "Best Counterparty Risk Solution Provider" was won by SunGard's Adaptiv solution suite, which provides enterprise-wide...

2010-08-04 08:30:00

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Microsystems, a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling and recycled plastic products manufacturing, has selected SunGard Availability Services to provide colocation services. SunGard will provide colocation services to help Image Microsystems improve information availability and ensure data security without straining internal IT resources. Serving computer and consumer electronics manufacturers and...

2010-07-27 09:34:00

ATLANTA, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard received a RAVE award for its iWorks Navigator solution in the Illustrations category. The RAVE award was presented by Tech Decisions, an insurance technology trade publisher, and Novarica, an insurance technology research, consulting and advisory firm, during the ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The RAVE Awards recognize those solutions that are delivering exemplary value to their customers as measured by those customers...

2010-07-13 09:08:00

ATLANTA, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has created a new enterprise risk management (ERM) framework that will help support insurance companies' Solvency II (SII) compliance initiatives. In collaboration with Microsoft and HP, SunGard has identified and packaged technology components and consulting services that can help insurance customers define and implement a comprehensive ERM technology framework that supports SII requirements. The framework comprises SunGard's iWorks ERM solution,...


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