Advent’s Tamale RMS® Wins FTF News 2011 Technology Innovation Award

Advent’s Tamale RMS® Wins FTF News 2011 Technology Innovation Award

Tamale RMS® Recognized as Leading Solution in Regulation and Compliance Category 

SAN FRANCISCO – May 05, 2011 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS) announced today that Tamale RMS®, the pioneering research management solution (RMS) that is part of the Advent suite of products, has been recognized by the Financial Technologies Forum as the winner of the FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2011 in the Regulation & Compliance – Best Document Management Solution category.

Tamale RMS® helps automate and enforce consistent policies and builds compliance into everyday workflows, putting firms in a much stronger position to document investment decisions and demonstrate due diligence.

Tamale RMS ® was selected as a finalist by the FTF editorial team, made up of  Holly Miller, partner and co-founder of Stone House Consulting; Eugene Grygo, editor of FTF News; Adrian Goulbourn, publisher of FTF News; and Maureen Lowe, founder and president of Financial Technologies Forum.  Award winners were chosen by FTF News subscribers via an online voting process.   

Mark Rice, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Tamale at Advent, commented, “Acknowledgement of Tamale RMS® by this group of professionals underscores the value of  research management solutions for investment professionals and is a testament to Advent’s leadership in developing tools that address the industry’s needs.  We are thrilled to be recognized by the FTF editorial board and FTF News readers and look forward to continuing to deliver solutions that set the bar and positively impact our industry.”

 “FTF always strives to address the central and most topical concerns of the financial technology industry and this is reflected in our events as well as in our online publication and awards. We congratulate Advent on this well-deserved win,” says FTF President and founder Maureen Lowe. “By setting an example, the nominees and winners are moving the industry forward and paving the way for a better future.”

About Tamale RMS®
Tamale RMS®, the market’s leading research management system, centralizes a firm’s research and enables investment professionals to spend less time searching for information and more time capitalizing on their ideas. Tamale RMS® brings efficiency and organization to a firm’s research and compliance processes and can be tailored to the varying workflows of each firm to maximize ease of use and adoption.  Tamale RMS® is used by thousands of investment professionals around the world and can be accessed anytime, anywhere – from the desktop or on the road. For more information on Tamale RMS®, visit http://www.advent.com/solutions/by-product/tamale-rms.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc., a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in more than 50 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.  Advent is the only financial services software company to be awarded the Service Capability and Performance certification for being a world-class support and services organization.  For more information on Advent products visit http://www.advent.com/about/resources/demos/pr.

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

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Advent Software, Inc.
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