Kalahari Announces kACE² Global Alliance Program to Offer Leading Financial Market Solutions

London - 3 March 2011

Kalahari Undertakes kACE² Data and Analytics Ecosystem: A new alliance program for bundling and for enhanced kACE² distribution to provide choice, flexibility and time-to-market advantages to its global customers

Kalahari, a specialised data management, pricing analytics, and data publishing software house for the financial markets, today announced that it is establishing a global alliance program to utilise alliances’ respective strengths to jointly create market leading solutions incorporating the industry renowned kACE² product to offer customers unrivalled choice and opportunity.

Inbound application partners will enhance the kACE² series of solutions while outbound distribution will enable other vendors to offer more complete solutions and distribute kACE² technology.

kACE² is a robust and flexible platform used for managing data, analytics and publishing and can easily and quickly complement other disparate or enterprise front, middle, and back-office systems. The forming of alliances with other vendors will help provide a complete packaged solution approach regards the use of internal and external data, incorporation of third party and proprietary analytics, and internal and external publishing.

Kalahari’s Alliance program will include:

  • Inbound analytics providers, such as FinCAD, and
  • Desktop data presenters

“Kalahari recognises that no one vendor provides a complete ‘best of breed’ solution to client’s full trade life cycle requirements. By aligning with complementary vendors in pre- and post-trade life cycle, Kalahari can offer trading and other financial organisations with a tightly integrated solution specific to the client’s specific environment and topology of applications developed internally and provided by third parties.” says Graham Mansfield, managing director at Kalahari. “We look at clients trading ecosystem as a combination of internal and external applications and services from trading venues to data provision to trade management to external clearing and settlement.”

Kalahari will be branding the alliance program and providing the appropriate tools and training to facilitate tight integration for third-party and end customer strong value generation.

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