SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company.
Headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, SunGard is comprised of four businesses - Availability Services, Financial Systems, Higher Education and Public Sector - that provide technology services and infrastructure, and software and processing solutions.
Sungard specialises in finance and risk management whitepapers.
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SunGard pre-empts Dodd-Frank dilemmas
Organisations are preparing for the implementation of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regulations. Senior executive vice president at SunGard Energy & Commodities, Ben Jackson, explains how to pave the way and avoid getting caught out.
Credit Charging in the Trading Book
In this white paper, SunGard examines the scope of credit charging in the trading book, as well as the long term business and technological implications of the increased reliance on such a charge.
Wrong Way Risk
Dan Travers and Jean-Marc Schwob explain how a credit risk system that combines numerical analysis with risk sensitivities can help risk managers to detect ‘wrong-way risk’ and highlight potential hot spots in their credit portfolios.
Anticipating and Mitigating Catastrophic Risk
This white paper provides a market perspective on the limitations of the standard methodologies and introduces a new analysis to anticipate and mitigate the effects of cataclysmic events.
Ways in which a firm can prepare for a major default in the market
Over the last week, seismic events have fundamentally altered the capital markets landscape. Weary eyed risk professionals have spent 15 hour days answering a multitude of management concerns.
Strategic risk taking
Better communication and a transparent structure can give the risk department the necessary level of control to effectively manage trading risk yet also enhance profit, elevating the risk management function to one of crucial, strategic importance.