SOURCE: Interactive Data

Interactive Data

March 25, 2014 12:00 ET

Interactive Data Announces Collaboration With Microsoft

Interactive Data to Deliver Capital Markets Data Content for Use Within Existing Microsoft Business Intelligence Applications

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - FIMA 2014 Summit -- Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of global pricing, fixed income evaluations, reference and corporate actions data, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft in support of today's most demanding requirements for servicing capital markets applications.

"Whether it's compiling regulatory reports, producing real-time risk assessments, or developing new multi-currency, multi asset investment products, our clients' business requirements are becoming more and more complex by the day," said Andrew Hausman, President Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data. "It's clear to us that our clients need accessible solutions that help them to leverage the tools they already have at their fingertips. Delivering our data through Microsoft's BI solutions is one of many ways that our open architecture will enable continuous support of our clients' needs in a timely and cost effective way."

Interactive Data intends to leverage Windows Azure and Power BI for Office 365 to make their pricing and reference data accessible via some of the most ubiquitous applications in the world.

"We are committed to supporting application developers to achieve faster time to market," said Kim Akers, General Manager, Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Corp. "The integration of Interactive Data's capital markets content into Microsoft's business intelligence solutions will support functions as various as investment research and modelling, to quantitative risk management, all the way through to back office operations and regulatory reporting."

Please contact info@interactivedata.com for more information about this collaboration and early adoption opportunities.

About Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data's Pricing and Reference Data business provides global securities pricing, evaluations, and reference data designed to support financial institutions' and investment funds' pricing activities, securities operations, research, and portfolio management. Interactive Data collects, edits, maintains, and delivers data on more than 10 million current and historical securities, including daily evaluations for approximately 2.7 million fixed income and international equity issues. Interactive Data specializes in 'hard-to-get' information and evaluates many 'hard-to-value' instruments.

Pricing, evaluations and reference data are provided in the US through Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data LLC and internationally through Interactive Data (Europe) Ltd. and Interactive Data (Australia) Pty Ltd.

For more information about Interactive Data please visit: www.interactivedata.com.

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