Advent Software Introduces Advent University

Advent Software Introduces Advent University

San Francisco, May 5, 2000 - Advent Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVS) the leading provider of Enterprise Investment Management (EIM) technology, announces Advent University, a new client training program that will offer training certification in Advent’s products. With Advent University’s certified training, firms can more efficiently utilize the full functionality of Advent products, while increasing the overall value of their purchase.

Starting with Axys¸, Advent’s industry-leading portfolio accounting program, comprehensive training classes will be available to clients, who will then be certified at the successful completion of the course. Advent University was introduced today during the second day of Advent’s Spring User Conference.

"Advent has a long history of extensive training programs for our clients, and the introduction of certification classes for Advent Office™ only solidifies our commitment to helping clients reap the most benefits of their investment in Advent products," said Peter Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Advent.

Advent Office is a suite of complementary products used to automate the entire range of investment management functions, including portfolio management, client relationship management, trade order management, datawarehousing, partnership accounting, reconciliation management, and web-based portfolio, performance and analytic reporting.

About Advent

Advent Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Enterprise Investment Management solutions. The company provides a suite of complementary products for the front, middle and back offices of investment management organizations. The company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ADVS.

Kathleen Golden
Advent Software, Inc.
301 Brannan Street
San Francisco  CA  94107
(415) 645-1336

Emily Axelrad
Digital Clarity