Symphony WINS Sell-Side Technology Award for Best Newcomer

WatersTechnology Honors Symphony as Best New Technology for Sell-Side Firms

Palo Alto, CA, April 22, 2015 – Symphony Communication Services LLC, a secure communication and workflow technology company, announced today that it has won the 2015 Sell-Side Technology Award for Best Newcomer. The annual Sell-Side Technology Awards, which are hosted by WatersTechnology, honor the leading technologies and vendors for sell-side professionals and firms in the financial industry. The Best Newcomer award is given to a company that launched in the past year and created a meaningful impact for sell-side firms.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by WatersTechnology for the work we have done in the financial industry thus far,” says Sashi Dias Valtz, Head of Business Development for the Americas at Symphony. “As Symphony continues to grow, we are focused on providing solutions to the sell-side that directly meet their secure communication and collaboration needs.”

Symphony launched in October 2014, backed by some of the world’s leading financial institutions. In December 2014, the company announced the acquisition of technology assets developed by Markit, which provides users a secure directory for managing contacts across the financial services industry. Moving forward, Symphony will continue to add to its growing list of partners in order to bring a well-rounded platform to sell-side firms, as well as other financial industry professionals.

The Best Newcomer award was accepted by Symphony at a dinner ceremony that took place in New York City on April 21, 2015.


About Symphony

Symphony is an open-source, secure communication and workflow platform that aims to improve workplace productivity and connects users to their community. Leading financial institutions have invested in Symphony to develop a scalable, cloud-based and highly secure collaboration platform that will address the enterprise and compliance requirements for the financial services industry.

Financial institutions, as well as other firms looking for a secure enterprise communication platform, that wish to join the Symphony community can contact Symphony at [email protected].

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