Calypso Services

As a leading Global Business Partner for Calypso, our vendor services consultancy practice has been recognized by new and existing clients for the diversity of skills we bring to strategic, delivery and support projects on a global scale. Combined with our flexible delivery model and the ability to scale engagements on-demand, we are in a position to service top-tier sell-side and buy-side institutions in the financial markets.

The services we provide in ensuring a sustainable, repeatable approach to delivering your Calypso solution include:

Upgrades

FD have provided numerous clients a cost-efficient v16 fixed price calypso upgrade to keep in line with Vendor. We deliver a fully functioning like for like upgrade on a fixed timeframe using our tried and tested project methodology to include leveraging our automated testing solution and regression test pack de-risking the overall engagement for our clients. Upgrade Training, enhancements and re-factoring of our client's custom code are all included as part of the overall FD service offering.  

Calypso Test Execution

Numerous Calypso testing deliveries over the course of the past five years on upgrades, implementations and regression testing have allowed our QA team to develop best case practices increasing time to market. Based on this QA expertise we are now one of Calypso’s primary partners in utilizing their CATT tool.

Calypso Support

Fully Managed Service, including follow-the-sun models, for L1 to L3 support for Calypso supported by strong SLA/KPI driven services either onsite or from our nearshore Centre of excellence.

Implementation

As part of our managed bench model FD can quickly scale clients’ needs around Calypso SME’s Business Analysis, Development and Configuration of releases and code. Given the number of vendor implementations we have been involved in FD, as part of our service offering, we work in partnership with our clients in an advisory capacity to assist them on best practices on their implementation approach.

 

All services are available on a fixed price or managed service basis from our Calypso Centre of Excellence using best practices developed over many years of experience in highly successful engagements.  

We can supplement our Calypso domain knowledge with a unique blend of cross-platform and regulatory experience, allowing clients to expect the highest level in quality of delivery and input into their projects. We are one of the largest Calypso Official Partners with over 200 FTE consultants covering the full range of experience and specialisms and the Global solution provider for Calypso’s automated testing tool, CATT, with training, implementation and hundreds of reference test libraries.

First Derivatives have been implementing, maintaining, supporting and upgrading Calypso since Version 5 of the application. We continue to invest heavily in internal training on the core Calypso product and CATT testing to ensure that our clients can leverage the very best of what is available globally in order to unleash the greatest value from their investment in Calypso Technology. The FD Calypso practice is currently active at over 20 clients across 4 continents to include multiple v16 upgrades and CATT implementations simultaneously

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