Fiserv only financial services partner to win worldwide award
BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 17, 2008--Fiserv, Inc.
(NASDAQ:FISV), a leading provider of information technology services
to the financial and insurance industries, announced today it has won
the 2008 Microsoft Partner of the Year Global Independent Software
Vendors (ISV) Line of Business Special Recognition award. The company
was chosen from an international field of top Microsoft partners as
delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft
"We are honored to have been chosen by Microsoft as the first
financial services partner to receive this global award," said Jeffery
Yabuki, Fiserv President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is our
mission to deliver differentiated technology solutions which help our
clients achieve best-in-class results. We will continue to find
innovative ways to extend our partnership with Microsoft to deliver
value to Fiserv's clients today, and into the future."
Awards were presented in a number of categories, with winners
chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 entrants worldwide. Fiserv was
recognized for superior technology and innovation in the Global ISV
Line of Business. The Microsoft Global ISV Line of Business Partner of
the Year Special Recognition award is given to the Global ISV partner
that has demonstrated line of business application leadership
excellence. The Microsoft Global ISV Line of Business Partner of the
Year Special Recognition award, which recognizes the most valuable
global partner in delivering Microsoft solutions to mutual customers
over the past year, in coordination with Enterprise Partner of the
Year Special Recognition award, acknowledges the global partner that
has demonstrated leadership in driving Microsoft-based solutions and
was the most valuable line of business partner to the worldwide field.
"In the last year we have seen Fiserv focus on integration of its
products through Fiserv 2.0 and look for new ways to serve its
clients. Their commitment to Microsoft technology provides a powerful
accelerator for success in the financial services industry," said
David Vander, managing director, Worldwide Financial Services,
Microsoft Corporation. "Fiserv's comprehensive solution suite is
tailored to meet the extensive requirements of the financial services
industry by consistently delivering innovative solutions leveraging
Some examples of these solutions include:
- Fiserv's next generation of the Voyager online banking product
from Corillian, leverages Web 2.0 features, including
Microsoft .NET 3.5 ASP.NET, and enables banks to offer a
differentiated and improved user experience to grow their
online customer base and improve customer satisfaction.
- Fiserv's next generation corporate performance management
portal, Intelligent Workplace, from IPS-Sendero provides banks
with a single unified business intelligence ecosystem via a
browser-based employee portal that takes advantage of
Microsoft Office 2007 and SQL Server 2008 technology
innovation that greatly enhances the ability of a financial
institution to locate the right information and deliver it to
the right employee at the right time.
- Utilizing Microsoft .NET and deployed on Microsoft Windows
Server and SQL Server, Fiserv Aperio from Fiserv CBS is a
process-centric, multi-channel sales and service solution
designed expressly for financial institutions to enable a
consistent customer experience across branch, call center and
web channels, as well as allowing back-office processes to be
rapidly re-configured to meet evolving business needs.
- Fiserv ITI's array of SOA-based innovations, including cash
management and Internet banking solutions, PremierEcorp and
PremierEcom, which are used by more financial institutions
than any competitor and leverage Web 2.0 features, including
.NET 3.5 ASP.NET, to offer a differentiated user experience,
improve customer satisfaction and grow accounts. Fiserv's
business process management solution, Expedite, built entirely
on .NET and SQL Server technology is used by more financial
institutions to board new accounts and services through the
Internet or branch.
"We are pleased that partners like Fiserv use Microsoft
applications to supply the financial services industry with needed
IT," said Robert Deshaies, vice president, U.S. Partner Group,
Microsoft Corp. "Delivering the most up-to-date information and
analyses to the right people at the right time is a shared endeavor
between our companies."
The Microsoft Partner Program Awards recognize Microsoft partners
that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based
solutions during the last year. For more information on Microsoft
(NASDAQ:MSFT) and the Microsoft Partner Awards, visit
About Fiserv, Inc.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a Fortune 500 company, provides
information management and electronic commerce systems and services to
the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include
transaction processing, outsourcing, electronic bill payment and
presentment, investment management solutions, business process
outsourcing (BPO), software and systems solutions. Headquartered in
Brookfield, Wis., the company is the leading provider of core
processing solutions for U.S. banks, credit unions and thrifts. Fiserv
was ranked the largest provider of information technology services to
the financial services industry worldwide in the 2004, 2005 and 2006
FinTech 100 surveys. In 2007, the company completed the acquisition of
CheckFree, a leading provider of electronic commerce services. Fiserv
reported nearly $4 billion in total revenue from continuing operations
for 2007. For more information, please visit www.fiserv.com.
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