SunGard Bows Data Management Outsourcing Services for MAP Analytics

Oliver Muhr, senior vice president of MarketMap, SunGard

SunGard has begun offering data outsourcing services around its MarketMap Analytic Platform (MAP) market data and historical database system, to enable firms grappling with growing volumes of data to lower costs by outsourcing data management functions.

MAP—formerly Fame (Forecasting Analysis and Modeling Environment), which was acquired via SunGard’s 2003 purchase of Fame Information Systems (IMD, Dec. 8, 2003)—can already be hosted in SunGard’s datacenter in addition to traditional deployments