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The FST Awards 2011 Shortlist

Technology provider of the year

This category will reward the provider deemed to have had a successful year in serving the financial sector. Judges will look at examples of new products and strategies, evidence of how they have been received by the industry, and performance for 2010/11. Case studies may be included alongside details of development over the year, response to market pressures and future plans, where possible.

Bravura Solutions

Bravura Solution’s transfer agency and wealth management software helps over 180 global clients maximise growth and reduce cost and complexity of front-to-back operations. With over 18 million accounts under management and three of the top five UK fund managers as clients, Bravura’s software facilitates focus on revenue generation and maintaining competitive advantage.

BT Group plc

BT has been developing products and services specifically for the financial services industry for almost 30 years. Today, its offer is one of the most comprehensive in the industry - a combination of global connectivity, innovative trading and communication systems and financial services expertise that’s available in markets worldwide.

CyberTech International

CyberTech Prime Mobile Phone Recording enables financial services firms to fully adhere to the Financial Services Authority requirements for mobile phone call recording. CyberTech Prime is a cost-effective and fully integrated extension to the CyberTech Recording platform enabling firms to fully leverage investments in the CyberTech call recording solution


Throughout 2010, Logica consistently showed its commitment to innovation in the payments technology and business space: showcased through new product developments, intelligent payment strategies that respond to a changing world and new client wins.


Of the billions of business transactions conducted every second, more are assured by OpTier than by any other IT management software company. OpTier’s Business Transaction Management solution (OpTier BTM) delivers unparalleled visibility of all business transactions in order to eliminate outages, effectively manage change and improve end-user experience.

In the financial services sector, service provision is of paramount importance. The recent economic conditions have meant that financial organisations have had to re-evaluate and streamline many IT related projects that have been designed to assist the organisation in service delivery and service management.


Last year, Temenos saw banks return to IT investment to deal with the legacy of the financial crisis, with board rooms taking a longer term, strategic view to core systems replacement amid the realisation that IT investment was crucial in driving the innovation, customer service, efficiencies and competitive differentiation that banks need to both thrive and survive in a harsher financial world. Temenos’ overall performance in 2010 is testament to how it has endeavoured to meet this emerging need through a number of clear and focused initiatives which illustrates the company’s dedication in helping banks do business better.

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

Following the acquisition of FRSGlobal in September, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services has established itself as the leading worldwide provider of compliance and risk management solutions for the financial services industry. New offerings in 2010 include Sword ERM for Solvency II; an FRSGlobal line of advanced analytics with the inclusion of in-built dashboards; and the UK launch of Compliance Resource Network.