SYNOPSIS: Sybase Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution for capital markets
provides a complete real-time, graphical dashboard of the entire cycle of
every trade delivered to a web page or handheld device. This solution
enables front, middle and back office personnel to monitor trading
operations in real time and to ensure compliance with customer service level

DUBLIN, California, Sept. 5, 2005 Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading
provider of information management and mobile software, today announced its
Sybase Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution, a ready-to-use application for
monitoring all phases of the trade lifecycle including trade exceptions,
SWIFT traffic, transaction counts and channel volume. It eliminates risks
and relieves financial firms of the dependence on manual processes for
monitoring transactions and reactive responses to unacknowledged and urgent

"Having control of trade operations and meeting the high demands of the
capital market industry is critical for financial service providers," said
Ian Warford, director of Financial Solutions Group, Sybase. "The Sybase
Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution utilizes innovative technology to deliver a
real time graphical view of the trade process to a web page or mobile
device. Trade Lifecycle Monitor is essential in order to meet service
level agreements (SLAs) with customers, optimize the trade process and
reduce failed trades. As flow products become increasingly automated,
monitoring of the trade lifecycle at a high level becomes increasingly

"As the pace of the financial markets increases it is increasingly important
for brokerage firms, investment managers, and hedge funds to monitor their
businesses in real-time," said Larry Tabb, Founder & CEO of TABB Group, a
research and advisory firm serving the financial industry. "Ensuring
operational excellence, improving the customer experience and generating new
revenue opportunities via innovative technology is what increases
competitive advantages of financial institutions in the capital markets

Sybase's Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution provides real time business
activity monitoring (BAM) functionality with customizable dashboards. The
solution gives a full view of active processes with alerts, message
inspection, message monitoring, tracking, editing, and reprocessing
capabilities. Sybase Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution enables organizations
to bridge front, middle and back office systems and new web services-based
applications in a common framework. This technology automatically routes,
transforms and integrates trade lifecycle transactions, exceptions, trade
volumes, transaction counts, channel volume SWIFT traffic and any other
desired key performance indicators (KPIs) for display in real time to web
portals, pagers, email or wireless devices.

Sybase Trade Lifecycle Monitor solution is designed for ease-of-deployment
and ease-of-use. Its architecture leverages an enterprise's heterogeneous
legacy systems to maintain low total cost and provides three unique
* Sybase offers a single product solution providing a comprehensive
set of functionality which compares favorably to alternatives that require
multiple products.

* Sybase offers the ability to create consolidated dashboards based on
data from disparate legacy systems displaying a full view of key performance

* Sybase offers alerts and notifications anywhere - including to
mobile devices - enabling proactive responses to problems before they have a
chance to impact the business.

About the Sybase Trade Lifecycle Monitor Solution - Sybase's Trade Lifecycle
Monitor provides a complete graphical dashboard of the entire trade
lifecycle and customer service level agreements (SLA's). The solution
enables, front, middle and back office personnel to monitor operations in
real time. Tracking of Key Performance Indicators such as trade volume,
number of exceptions, real-time bottlenecks and SLAs enables the business to
respond quickly to any operational issue, mitigating risks and improving
customer service.

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