Avaloq announces collaboration with Thomson Reuters and oraïse

Zurich, 25 September 2012: Avaloq, the international reference for integrated and comprehensive banking solutions, has joined up with Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, and oraïse, an IT Business Partner with strong expertise in market data environments and software and system development, to enhance the pricing data availability for Avaloq’s core banking platform. The result of this collaboration is the availability of a certified adapter from oraïse that enables fully redundant integration of the Avaloq Banking System with intra-day and end-of-day pricing data from Thomson Reuters.

The integration solution allows business critical pricing data from Thomson Reuters to be imported into the Avaloq Banking System faster, easier and more efficiently. As part of the solution the newly developed oraïse adapter is optimized for operation in a data processing centre. Additionally to this solution oraïse provides access to Thomson Reuters pricing data as a hosted service.

“The collaboration with Thomson Reuters and oraïse combines the highest data quality with innovative IT know-how and excellent services to meet the specific requirements of our banking clients“, explained Christian Graber, Head of Software Partner Management at Avaloq Evolution AG.

Christian Adler, Head of Account Management Switzerland at Thomson Reuters, adds:

“Thomson Reuters is keen to work with industry partners to ensure financial institutions have access to our market leading information services. Working with Avaloq and oraïse to integrate our content with the Avaloq Banking System ensures financial professionals can have instant access to more of our business critical data directly via their chosen workflow solution.”

“The cooperation with Avaloq and Thomson Reuters underlines our long-time expertise as a specialized IT Business Partner in the market data environment. The new solution for the Avaloq Banking System and the associated hosting services are a perfect extension of our portfolio. We are very pleased about the cooperation with Avaloq and Thomson Reuters and we are convinced that this collaboration will provide a sustainable added value to our clients“, adds Manuel Raeber, Managing Director oraïse Schweiz AG, as conclusion.

About Avaloq:
The Avaloq group is the international reference for integrated and comprehensive banking software solutions for retail, wealth management and universal banks. The Avaloq Banking System is in use in the most demanding financial centres. More than 1,100 highly-qualified banking and IT specialists develop and operate banking technologies that are fully-integrated from front and middle to back office. The Avaloq Front Suite is revolutionizing the banking experience. With a 100% success rate in the implementation of its solutions, Avaloq, in the 25 years of its existence, has won the trust of a first class community of the world’s leading financial institutions, partners and universities in over 20 countries.  The company, with its headquarters in Zurich, has branches in Geneva, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Paris, Vienna, Singapore and Hong Kong. It has two development centres, one in Zurich and one in Edinburgh, as well as a support centre in Manila. Since 2011, Avaloq has held 51% of B-Source, a leading supplier of business process and IT outsourcing for banks and the financial sector.

More information under www.avaloq.com

About oraïse:
oraïse is the specialized IT Business Partner with extensive industry and IT experience who acts with both economic and technical expertise across the entire IT value chain. oraïse applies forward-looking IT solutions that enable financial enterprises, stockbrokers and treasury departments to improve business processes, lower costs and ultimately make business more competitive. For more than 15 Years the company has delivered strong consulting and implementation services from strategy and planning, to software development – from consulting, to operations and continuous support. Extensive knowledge in the processes and structures of financial enterprises combined with profound technical expertise enables oraïse to deliver innovative, flexible and forward-looking IT solutions. From software and system development, to implementation and integration of applications in the trading/market data environment: The focus of our more than 100 employees is always on customer value. oraïse is head-quartered in Bremen and has furthermore ten local offices in Germany and Switzerland.

 

Press contact:

Avaloq Evolution AG
Andrea Rutishauser
Head Marketing & Communications
Zürcherstrasse 59
CH-8800 Thalwil
Tel: +41 58 316 21 54
andrea.rutishauser@avaloq.com
oraïse GmbH
Thorsten Müller
Marketing & PR
Walther-von-Cronberg-Platz 6
D-60594 Frankfurt
Tel: +49 69 981955 321
thorsten.mueller@oraise.com

 

CameronTec Announces New European Partner, oraïse

London & Bremen, Thurs. 13 September 2012 — CameronTec, provider of the most widely-installed FIX infrastructure and connectivity solutions to the global financial industry, today announced an integration partner agreement with Bremen-based IT Business Partner oraïse GmbH. oraïse, a European specialist in trading and risk solutions, offers a broad range of services for both business and technology, including 3rd party data centre capacities in Frankfurt and Zurich for low latency market access. The cooperation with CameronTec provides oraïse with the opportunity to host, operate and implement CameronTec products in Germany and Switzerland.

CameronTec’s alliance with oraïse will further bolster coverage for its products in major European financial hubs such as Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich, and also complement core professional services for Catalys and CameronFIX, the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) solutions universally regarded as reference standards for reliable, mature FIX applications. oraïse also operates from offices located in the main financial centres Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Stuttgart, Basel, Lausanne, Düsseldorf and Hamburg.

“We see continued opportunity for the adoption of CameronTec solutions within Europe, running in parallel with the financial industry’s increased uptake and deployment of mature FIX infrastructures,” says Anders Henriksson, CEO for CameronTec. “We believe customers will greatly benefit from our cooperation with oraïse and look forward to collaborating with this industry IT specialist in Germany and Switzerland.”

“We are pleased to form a partnership with CameronTec to work closely with the financial industry’s leading FIX provider. Our decades of experience working within the European banking and IT sector, provides oraïse with both the expertise and insight required to understand and deliver measurable customer benefit,” says Markus Hengstenberg, Managing Partner and co-founder of oraïse. “In CameronTec we have found a good fit technology partner we need to address our numerous customer demands.”

For further information contact:

Annie Walsh, Chief Marketing Officer at CameronTec, tel +44 (0)7748 633445
Thorsten Mueller, Marketing & PR at oraïse GmbH, tel +49 69 98 19 55 321

About CameronTec:

In 2012 CameronTec irrevocably changes the FIX messaging landscape. Catalys 2.0 is an industry-first, inclusive, FIX-based ecosystem that is engineered on the industry-acknowledged standard in FIX technology, CameronFIX. Firms serious about FIX need the ultimate enabler; a solution built on a 20/20 vision to provide unprecedented levels of performance, data interoperability, convergence and business insight.

CameronTec’s solutions are used by sell side firms representing some of the world’s largest brokers with the most demanding technology requirements. Buy side firms use our technologies to meet their new standards in client success. Hedge funds look to our latest technology to gain the fullest edge and make their mark. Exchanges committed to building an enduring marketplace turn to us. And ISVs find in us a superior and trusted technology partner.

With offices in London, Stockholm, Paris, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong and Sydney, and valued partners reaching additional geographies, CameronTec delivers solutions and services that are truly global. CameronTec is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.

CameronTec is a 10+ year Premier Global Member of the FIX Protocol organisation. www.camerontec.com

About oraïse

oraïse is the specialised IT Business Partner with extensive industry and IT experience who acts with both economic and technical expertise across the entire IT value chain. oraïse applies forward-looking IT solutions that enable financial enterprises, stockbrokers and treasury departments to improve business processes, lower costs and ultimately make business more competitive.

For more than 15 Years the company has delivered strong consulting and implementation services from strategy and planning, to software development – from consulting, to operations and continuous support. Extensive knowledge in the processes and structures of financial enterprises combined with profound technical expertise enables oraïse to deliver innovative, flexible and forward-looking IT solutions. From software and system development, to implementation and integration of applications in the trading/market data environment: The focus of our more than 100 employees is always on customer value. oraïse is head-quartered in Bremen and has furthermore ten local offices in Germany and Switzerland. www.oraise.com

Markus Hengstenberg, CEO of oraïse attends Managed Service Providers Webinar hosted by ITRS Group Ltd as speaker

Join him on September 13th 2012, 14:00 BST (GMT+1) 15:00 CET

The webinar will provide you with practical examples and lessons learned on how to differentiate from competitors and reduce operating costs in the area of financial markets performance monitoring software and managed services.

Besides this you will learn how to:

Enhance your product by adding real-time monitoring and performance management capabilities without incurring significant development and support costs.

Increase transparency to your clients and provide them with extensive business metrics, such as changes in trading patterns, number of orders filled/unfilled, which trading venues are giving the best and worst latencies, enabling them to leverage information for their benefit and proactively contact clients.

Provide customer dashboards for proactive monitoring of all critical systems and applications, including business content of underlying message streams.

Pre-warn your clients of issues that will affect them ahead of time.

Please click the following link to register the free ITRS Group webinar with Markus Hengstenberg, CEO of oraïse.

Further information about the ITRS Group and the Managed Service Providers Webinar under the following link http://www.itrsgroup.com/webinar-for-managed-service-providers