FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services and energy market technology, has been named the top category leader in Chartis’ Energy Trading Risk Management Systems 2017. Using Chartis’ RiskTech Quadrant® methodology, FIS’ scored high in “completeness of offering” and “market potential” to position the company in the leadership spot.
According to the report, category leaders have the necessary depth and breadth of functionality, technology, and content, combined with the organizational characteristics to capture significant market share by volume and value. Category leaders also demonstrate a clear strategy for sustainable, profitable growth, matched with best-in-class solutions, as well as an appetite for ongoing investment in innovation.
“As energy trading markets are evolving, companies expand their requirements beyond traditional ETRM functionality and increasingly focus on integrated market data, pricing, credit risk, and advanced analytics capabilities as well as flexible hosting and outsourcing services. As the top category leader, FIS demonstrates a combination of deep domain knowledge with deep technology capabilities to address complex market data, risk management, regulatory compliance and technology needs,” said Sidhartha Dash, Research Director at Chartis Research.
“The strength of our solutions’ functionality, data management, technology infrastructure and risk analytics has earned FIS the position of leader and innovator in the ETRM space, and we’re honored to receive this recognition,” said Markus Seiser, chief operating officer of FIS’ energy business. “Our focus on new developments in the areas of intraday power trading, next generation reporting and visualization, planned position strategy monitoring along with cloud hosting, market-specific SaaS solutions and managed services will help companies meet specific challenges in the years to come.”
Energy Trading Risk Management Systems 2017 reflects the notable shifts that have occurred in the market for Energy Trading Risk Management (ETRM) solutions in recent months. It analyzes the emerging business and technology trends in the market, and how they are influencing energy trading firms’ solution requirements, and how solution vendors are responding to these new demands.
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