At its meeting yesterday chaired by Pierre Pasquier, Sopra’s (Paris: SOP) Board of Directors approved its financial statements for first-half 2014. The Statutory Auditors conducted a limited review of the interim consolidated financial statements.
Revenue represented total growth of 9.3% and organic growth of 4.5%
At 7.2%, operating... read more
A three part report from Aite Group, Vendor Risk Management: Strength in Warning by Denise Valentine, looks at the topic of vendor risk management among commercial banks and the institutional buy-side asset management community. Vendor risk on areas like technology is a serious operational, financial, and reputational risk to the financial... read more
Leading cloud contact centre vendor NewVoiceMedia has created an interactive graphic which allows users to compare and contrast the customer service of contact centres across the globe.
The company, whose clients include PhotoBox, Wowcher and Topcon, created the tool to highlight the importance of excellent customer communication. Today’s... read more
Independent financial advisors are the dominant sales channel, with more than one-third of all policy sales in the past twelve months
An ‘advice gap’ persists as half of customers who feel they need advice do not actually seek it
The most popular way to buy life insurance is now through digital channels but customers... read more
Research by Bacs indicates that 60% of UK SMEs experience late payments, with the average business owed over £38,000 and corporates almost £1 million. To prevent increases in overdue payments, businesses can take control of their collections to positively impact cash flow, reduce the high overheads associated with debt collection and... read more
BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been named best bank trade services provider in the Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) Excellence Awards for 2014. BNY Mellon also received a bronze award for most innovative trade bank.
TFR's awards are based on verified votes from its readers including... read more
Company Purchased Remaining Stake from Riverwood Capital and Other Minority Shareholders, Fully Integrating ALOG into Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it has closed a definitive agreement to complete the 100 percent acquisition of ALOG Data Centers... read more
Top-Ranked Firm Cites Imagine’s Powerful Analytics, Data Management, and Usability
Imagine Software, a leading provider of risk and portfolio management solutions for the investment community worldwide, today announced that G. H. Financials has selected Imagine’s real-time, cloud-based service to enhance its... read more
First Republic Bank, a California-based multi-state private banking organisation, selected Rockall’s STOC collateral management system in 2012. The system went live in less than a year. STOC manages (records, tracks, values/re-values; allows for eligibility, cross collateralization and proper release) liquid collateral pledged as security... read more
Strong demand for colocation space in Brazil leads to early completion of phase III of SP2
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that ALOG Data Centers of Brazil S.A., a Platform Equinix™ Company, has completed phase III of its second São Paulo (SP2)... read more