Sybase upgrades risk analytics platform

Source: Sybase

Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced the availability of Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0, a solution for capital markets that enables financial institutions to deploy real time analytical applications, increase the profitability of their trading operations and manage market, credit and collateral risk.

Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0 includes a new Operations Console that manages data workflows, synchronizes data and the presentation of the data to subscribing users and improves system management, monitoring and performance. Other enhancements include new data adapters that enable users to increase data capture from multiple sources and feeds.

"In mission-critical environments, institutions have to evaluate massive amounts of data from multiple sources throughout the organization in real time," said Philip Howard, research director, Bloor Research. "With this enhanced offering, Sybase Risk Analytics Platform is a market leader for risk management and outstanding query performance."

"Our Wall Street customers require solutions that can accurately analyze volumes of trade and risk data in real time," said Kathleen Schaub, vice president of product marketing and management, Information Technology Solutions Group, Sybase, Inc. "With the new Operations Console, Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0 is the leading solution to scale, analyze and synchronize trading data to meet the demands of their industry."

Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0 is an end-to-end high performance enterprise-wide solution that delivers in-memory transaction processing, deep historical data analysis and is built on the underlying framework of Sybase's Adaptive Server® Enterprise 15.0 and Sybase IQ. Sybase Risk Analytics Platform enables users to accelerate implementation and customize their environment through the use of physical data models and Sybase's industry- leading data modeling tool, Sybase PowerDesigner.

The benefits of this enhanced integrated platform include high scalability and unmatched performance for financial institutions. IT organizations will have increased productivity and uptime due to the system management and data processing modeling tools easily deployed in a heterogeneous based application development environment. Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0 delivers complete resilience, business continuity and disaster recovery capability.

New features in Sybase Risk Analytics Platform 3.0 include:
  • New Operations Console that improves managing and synchronizing system management and monitoring of real time data
  • New set of market data adapters to allow faster data capture from many multiple data sources and partners
  • Enhanced capability of data capture of messages at rates in excess of one million per second
  • Enhanced analytics for real time OLAP processing and database processing for pricing and trade simulations
  • Enhanced support for a shared data services platform for various user communities in financial institutions

Wombat Financial Software, Inc. partners with Sybase to provide a high speed market data and messaging platform with direct connectivity to the Sybase Risk Analytics Platform.

"Capital markets participants are looking for open, interoperable market data analytics solutions to support their trading operations," said Ken Barnes, vice president, Wombat Financial Software, Inc. "This new offering from Sybase allows our customers to capture and analyze high frequency, high value data from any of the global exchange, broker and vendor feeds we support globally, through one connection to the Wombat Platform."

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