Entitlements & allocations

Market data vendorsPermissioning or authorising market data users is a primary process in managing market data. To avoid double manual entries, INFOmatch incorporates interfaces to all major market data vendors to push data to and pull data from these market data permissioning systems. You are able to synchronise user profiles for both systems and at the same time make sure you are fully compliant with vendors’ compliance rules.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interfaces reduce the workload of the market data administrator dramatically by automating MAC management (moves, additions and cancellations) process in INFOmatch. They simplify reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to the actual consumers of data.

Bloomberg (Single Account and Firm Wide)

The Bloomberg SID file (Subscription Identification Data) is provided by Bloomberg to firms using its real-time market data products, such as Open Bloomberg and Bloomberg Anywhere. The monthly or quarterly SID files contain permisssioning information, such as changes in the number of real-time fee-liable accesses, new and cancelled services and price changes.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Bloomberg reads contract and invoice information from original SID reports and updates INFOmatch accordingly. Any change with respect to Bloomberg subscriptions, such as moves, additions & cancellations (MACs) and prices is automatically detected.

The interface allows you to compare, check and update crucial data with a few mouse-clicks only. Your Bloomberg environment is optimized by features such as auto-tracking unused services as well as products available for relocation.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Bloomberg SID files reduces your workload dramatically by automating the Bloomberg MAC management process, and saves you time in managing your invoice reconciliations.

In addition to INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Bloomberg Single Account SID files, INFOmatch also incorporates the  INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Bloomberg Firm-Wide SID files. This is an essential tool for firms which have multiple Bloomberg accounts.

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Bloomberg EMRS

As a critical component of the Bloomberg Platform, the Entitlements Management and Reporting System (EMRS) helps firms establish tight control of which users and applications interact with protected data across the enterprise.

EMRS allows firms to manage entitlements for individual users, user groups, applications and publishing services. Each data service can be controlled for user and application access to data sources ranging from B-PIPE to internal proprietary data being published over the Bloomberg Platform.

INFOmatch incorporates a proprietary interface to EMRS allowing you to synchronise permissioning data. The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Bloomberg EMRS pulls user and application data profiles from EMRS’ inventory reports into INFOmatch. It thereby automatically updates (or creates) the users, applications, contracts (including product & exchange information) and cost allocations stored in INFOmatch.

The interface makes sure that your market data administration automatically matches with Bloomberg EMRS’ data profiles. It simplifies reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to the actual consumers of data. In the end, it dramatically reduces the workload by up to 90%.

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Thomson Reuters DACS

Thomson Reuters Data Access Control System (DACS) is the world’s leading market data permissioning and entitlements system. DACS holds all user profiles of your Thomson Reuters data user community, including real-time accesses to data from exchanges and specialist data providers. These profiles are subject to changes, such as joiners, leavers and changes in the profiles.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Thomson Reuters DACS synchronizes the Thomson Reuters profiles in INFOmatch and DACS. It allows for pulling in permissioning data from DACS into INFOmatch and fully supports Thomson Reuters’ compliance rules. It thereby automatically updates (or creates) the users, contracts (including product & exchange information) and cost allocations stored in INFOmatch.

The interface makes sure that your market data administration automatically matches with Thomson Reuters’ data profiles. It simplifies reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to the actual consumers of data.

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Thomson Reuters eSpresso & Eikon

eSpresso is Thomson Reuters’ central permissioning system which controls the data authorization of Off-Trading Floor (OTF) products, such as Reuters Wealth Manager (RWM), Reuters Trader and TR messenger.

Thomson Reuters Eikon products are permissioned through Thomson Reuters Eikon Administration Services, which is the central point for monitoring and controlling administrative details of your Eikon community. Both systems store the individual data accesses per user, including accesses to fee-liable data from exchanges and specialist data providers. They also track the data usage per user.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Thomson Reuters eSpresso & Eikon allows for pulling in user data profiles and usage statistics from eSpresso and TR Eikon Administration Services into INFOmatch. It thereby automatically updates the changes in the Thomson Reuters user community stored in INFOmatch.

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Interactive Data Market-Q

Market-Q is Interactive Data’s web-based real-time market data desktop terminal. It provides a flexible service that integrates real-time pricing, corporate actions and dividend data, news, research and sophisticated tools, including charts and alerts. End-user entitlements for Market-Q are being managed through Provider Maintenance; a private website for Interactive Data’s clients. It allows you to view entitlements by user, add new users, add or remove exchange data and modify users’ locations.

INFOmatch incorporates a proprietary interface to Provider Maintenance allowing you to synchronise permissioning data. The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Interactive Data Market-Q pulls user data profiles from Provider Maintenance reports into INFOmatch. It thereby automatically updates (or creates) the users, contracts (including product & exchange information) and cost allocations stored in INFOmatch.

The interface makes sure that your market data administration automatically matches with Interactive Data Market-Q’s data profiles. It simplifies reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to the actual consumers of data. In the end, it dramatically reduces the workload by up to 90%.

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Interactive Data PrimeTerminal

PrimeTerminal is Interactive Data Managed Solutions’ customisable financial terminal for private & commercial banking and asset management. It addresses sophisticated information needs by aggregating essential market data into a single online workspace. The PrimeTerminal platform allows for individual user permissioning. You are able to select required data and content for each cost center and each individual user. Interactive Data Managed Solutions’ entitlement services ensure that the selected scope and correct quality of data are available to each user.

INFOmatch incorporates a proprietary interface to PrimeTerminal allowing you to synchronise permissioning data. The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for Interactive Data PrimeTerminal pulls user data profiles from the PrimeTerminal platform into INFOmatch. It thereby automatically updates (or creates) the users, contracts (including product & exchange information) and cost allocations stored in INFOmatch.

The interface makes sure that your market data administration automatically matches with Interactive Data PrimeTerminal’s data profiles. It simplifies reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to the actual consumers of data. In the end, it dramatically reduces the workload by up to 90%.

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SunGard & Proquote

The Subscriber Management and Reporting Terminal (SMART) acts as SunGard’s & Proquote’s real-time market data permissioning system. It sets up and controls user IDs and entitlements for products such as MarketMap (SunGard) and Proquote Trader (backed by the London Stock Exchange). SMART records the services accessed and tracks data usage for each individual user.

INFOmatch incorporates a proprietary interface to SMART allowing you to synchronise permissioning and usage data. The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for SunGard & Proquote pulls user data profiles and usage statistics from SMART into INFOmatch. It thereby automatically updates the changes in the user community stored in INFOmatch.

The interface also checks for price changes (taking price bands into account) and updates contracts accordingly.

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INET BFA

INET BFA’s financial data analysis products serve primarily African investment professionals with real-time data and analytics. As part of a wide range of vendor entitlement interfaces (including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, IDC and FactSet), INFOmatch incorporates a proprietary interface to INET BFA. This allows you to manage and optimise your INET BFA costs.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for INET BFA pulls user data profiles from its inventory reports into INFOmatch. This fully supports INET BFA’s compliance rules. It also automatically updates (or creates) the users, contracts (including product & exchange information) and cost allocations, which are stored in INFOmatch.

The INFOmatch Entitlements interface for INET BFA ensures that your in-house market data inventory matches with INET BFA’s data profiles. This simplifies reporting data usage to exchanges, as well as allocating costs to consumers of data. Ultimately, this creates total cost transparency and ensures cost savings by identifying unused licenses and achieving time savings through automation.

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SIX Financial Information

SIX iD (the evolution of Telekurs iD) provides high-quality reference and market data, business news, and an array of information, delivered via an intelligent display packed with powerful analysis tools. This comprehensive package puts firms in complete control of their financial monitoring and investment screening so they make only the very best-informed decisions.

In close co-operation with SIX Financial Information and SIX iD customers, Screen INFOmatch has developed a user-friendly, intuitive interface to SIX iD’s central permissioning system, which authorises SIX iD users around the world. The interface allows SIX iD customers to easily change the users’ data profiles according to their needs, directly from your INFOmatch environment and in real-time.

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INFOmatch User Defined Interface for Entitlements

The market data community is confronted frequently with product and price changes. One always has to be prepared to find quite a few price changes on your vendor and exchange bills. In addition, your internal organisation has to deal with moves, additions and cancellations (MACs) within the user community. Keeping track of all these changes is very time-consuming and is subject to human error.

In order to automate and streamline this process INFOmatch incorporates the User Defined Interface for Entitlements. This tool allows you to create your own user defined interface for automated imports of entitlement and allocation files (Excel based), for any vendor of your choice. It enables you to update your contracts (including price information and component quantity), map products and users, set start and end dates of allocations and define tax percentages.

This interface makes sure your market data administration automatically matches with all of your vendors’ data profiles. It dramatically reduces the workload by up to 90%, and simplifies internal and external (vendor) reporting.

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