BOSTON- March 5, 2001 - SunGard Investment Management Systems, an operating
group of SunGard (NYSE: SDS), today announced the launch of Decalog(tm)
Messenger. SunGard Investment Management Systems is a leading international
provider of investment management software solutions for the front-, middle-
and back-office activities of global asset management firms.
Decalog Messenger is an additional module to the existing Decalog suite:
Decalog Manager for portfolio management and decision support, Decalog
Trader for trading and order workflow, Decalog Compliance for pre- and
post-trade compliance monitoring and Decalog Performance for real-time
performance measurement and attribution.
Decalog Messenger gives clients real-time access to all trade, order and
instrument data processed in Decalog Manager and Decalog Trader. The module
also offers real-time connectivity to other SunGard products including
INVEST ONEÂ®, an accounting back-office solution, Panorama(tm), an integrated
solution for straight-through cross-asset trading, market, credit and
operational risk management and MINTÂ®, the SunGard financial middleware
solution. Decalog Messenger is the technology on which new interfaces with
external products, such as OASYS(tm) 2.3 and OASYS(tm) Direct, are being
Decalog Messenger will be critical in streamlining investment managers'
"This module is a key element in our ability to provide our clients with a
true straight-through processing solution," says David Goodman, VP product
management for the Decalog product line. "We have always had the ability to
interface with many different systems but this solution provides our users
with a new standard gateway through which data can flow in both directions,
in real-time. This last aspect is critical as we move into a world of
shorter settlement cycles worldwide."