Advent's Order Management System Is Awarded "Best-in-Class" for Enterprise Support

Tue Nov 6, 2012 9:10am EST

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  SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Nov 06 (Marketwire) -- 
Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and
services for the global investment management industry, today announced
that Moxy(R) -- Advent's robust trading and order management solution --
was named best-in-class for Enterprise Support in the CEB TowerGroup's
OMS Technology Analysis report. 

    "The capital markets industry highly values order management systems to
drive efficiency and productivity for traders, investment staff and
compliance personnel, and to aid in their quest for investment
performance and risk management," said CEB TowerGroup senior research
director Dushyant Shahrawat. "Finding the right technology vendor to
serve your order management needs is important, as recent CEB TowerGroup
research has found that order management continues to be a core element
of a successful investment management firm's technology arsenal."

    The fast-moving and continually evolving world of trading and order
management software requires solution providers to offer true dedication
to features, functionality, and scalability. Investment managers rely on
this software to be available, accurate and failsafe. Moxy(R) is used by
850 firms globally in both small independent implementations as well as
large global "follow the sun" trading. The solution integrates all
aspects of the investment management process, from portfolio construction
through settlement. With easy access to critical data, a simple interface
and unmatched connectivity with counterparties, Moxy(R) provides an
intuitive centralized location for making and executing trading
decisions, enabling portfolio managers and traders to move quickly in
today's more demanding marketplace.

    "We are very pleased with the best-in-class recognition for our OMS
offering. Providing a superior experience for the end user, as well as
comfort for the IT staff and executives partnering with us, is a key
tenant of the service we pride ourselves on," said Anthony Sperling,
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Advent's Asset Management
Group. "With the second release of the platform for asset management,
which includes our trading and compliance solution, we continue to extend
our OMS functionality to enhance fixed income trading capabilities. With
850 firms using Moxy(R), it is the world's most widely used OMS because
clients know they can count on Advent for innovation, responsiveness and

    About Advent

    Advent Software, Inc., a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to
the world's financial professionals since 1983. Firms in more than 60
countries count on Advent technology to run their mission-critical
operations. Advent's quality software, data, services and tools enable
financial professionals to improve service and communication to their
clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling
operational risks and costs. For more information on Advent products

    Advent, the Advent logo, Advent Software, and Moxy are registered
trademarks of Advent Software, Inc. All other company names or marks
mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.


Amanda Diamondstein-Cieplinska
Advent Software, Inc.
+1 (415) 645-1668 

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