Passes 40 Customer Mark in North America; Builds on Strong Presence in Europe
Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading provider of financial market data, analytics, and related services, today announced that its Managed Solutions group has added more than 20 new customers in North America during the past year, bringing its customer total to more than 40 in this region.
The new customers in North America include ABC News, Cargill, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Comcast, Conde Nast Portfolio.com, The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and Zecco.com, as well as other leading online media sites, stock exchanges and financial services portals. Globally, Interactive Data Managed Solutions has more than 250 customers and hosts more than 500 million Web pages per month for customer applications.
The Interactive Data Managed Solutions group has worked closely with its customers to build customized, Web-based financial market data applications that are tailored to the needs of their end-users. These applications aggregate a broad set of financial data and customer-proprietary content and offer visually stunning features such as charts, sophisticated search functions and decision-support tools and analytics, which help customers attract, engage and retain their online users. The applications can be integrated into client workflows and can therefore help to optimize business processes and realize efficiencies.
“Through innovative technology and access to a broad range of financial information, Interactive Data Managed Solutions has efficiently developed powerful, customized financial applications for a broad range of customers around the world,” said Luan Cox, general manager of Interactive Data Managed Solutions (Americas). “We believe that the North American market offers significant new opportunities for Interactive Data Managed Solutions as more firms learn about our broad product offerings. Among the rich features we offer that appeal to customers are advanced portfolio tracking capabilities and intuitive equity, debt and derivatives screening applications that are all available in multiple languages and currencies. Going forward, Interactive Data Managed Solutions will continue to expand its offerings to help customers enhance their online presence and better serve the needs of their internal and external end-users.”