Financial Objects has announced that the investment software services (ISS) division of Wealth Management Software (WMS), acquired in May 2005, has been incorporated into the Activebank Division of Financial Objects. By combining both divisions, LISA customers will benefit from a stronger support and maintenance team, along with the cost-competitive advantages of Financial Objects’ offshore development centre in Bangalore. Other advantages include synergies across the Activebank platform, which will enable customers to take full advantage of the comprehensive component library to add further functionality, or build custom capabilities into their Activebank solution.
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