(Vocus) June 15, 2010
Exchange Pulse, a Web-based source for prices, news and information for the sustainability industry, is using SunGard’s MarketMap (formerly Fame) to provide real-time U.S. and European commodity, currency and equity pricing data to Exchange Pulse’s brokers and individual traders via the company’s Web site.
Exchange Pulse needed a global, real-time data solution that offered the product and geographical coverage that its niche clients required for both simple and sophisticated data viewing and analysis. SunGard’s MarketMap Feed provides real-time, global exchange and market data designed for integration into dynamic applications, user desktops, Web sites, databases and calculation engines. MarketMap Feed helps Exchange Pulse manage multiple data sources and individual datafeeds, as well as deliver custom data specific to the unique needs of each user. In addition, MarketMap provides Exchange Pulse with the ability to integrate data through MarketMap Components, a set of tools for integrating MarketMap’s data into Web sites, Web-based applications, or internal client and server applications.
Jonathan Nutter, chief executive officer at Exchange Pulse, said, “SunGard’s MarketMap gives us the ability to more effectively deliver on our mission: to help our clients spend less time looking for information and more time using it. MarketMap Feed provides the real-time speed that brokers and traders demand, the flexibility to use only the data that we require to maximize cost efficiencies, and the ability to expand our business as we enhance our scope of service offerings.”
Gerry Murphy, president of SunGard’s brokerage and clearance business, said, “Historically, investment banks, portfolio managers and other financial service companies have used MarketMap Feed for pricing data, from the full universe to specific sets of data. Today, MarketMap Feed is stepping in to help a new generation of Web-based companies display and broadcast real-time data on their Web sites while helping to support their business models for growth.”
About Exchange Pulse
Exchange Pulse is an affordable, cutting edge, Web-based source for finding up-to-the-second future quotes, news, and information for leading metal and energy markets. Exchange Pulse provides a variety of businesses in the sustainability industry with loads of tools and resources to aid in making crucial purchasing decisions. The many customization-based features and prices distinguish Exchange Pulse from the competition and allow users to experience the ultimate in efficiency. Complete with a mobile site, market alerts, and advanced data manipulation tools, Exchange Pulse provides confidence to subscribing financial professionals worldwide to always be ahead of the trend. For more information, visit http://www.exchangepulse.com.
About SunGard’s MarketMap
MarketMap provides the buy side and the sell side with financial market data, news, analysis, financial calculators and improved decision tools. Rapidly deployed and available on an ASP basis, MarketMap offers intuitive ease-of-use and is optimized for rapid navigation between multiple market views or workspaces. It is supplied with SMART (Subscriber Management And Reporting Tool), an integrated permissioning system, which allows users to monitor and control data costs in real-time.
SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company.
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