Tripwire Enterprise Empowers Imagine Software with Full Visibility of IT Systems

Portland, OR - Dec 16, 2009 - Tripwire®, the leader in IT security and automation, announced today that Imagine Software, an award winning, real-time portfolio and risk management solution provider used by trading, brokerage, investment management, and fund firms worldwide, has adopted Tripwire Enterprise to gain complete visibility to all changes made to IT systems, improve change control processes, monitor configuration auditing and reduce risks to security. As the financial industry faces increasing regulations, Tripwire Enterprise leaves Imagine Software well positioned with auditing and reporting capabilities to meet its compliance requirements.

 

Throughout the data center, Tripwire Enterprise reduces the risks associated with change, providing an additional source for detecting, analyzing and reporting all change across the entire IT infrastructure. With this additional ability to monitor all change activity, Imagine Software’s system administrators can now track all changes that are made, the individual making changes, and how changes impact the network. In addition, Tripwire Enterprise provides flexible reporting capabilities, comprehensive archiving and audit trails for Imagine's critical systems that satisfy investors' needs for transparency.

"Risk management is top of mind not only for the traders, fund managers, and CROs we serve in the financial industry, but also for companies like ours that provide the tools these professionals need for managing and assessing portfolios," said Peter Taylor, CSO, Imagine Software. "With Tripwire Enterprise, we can effectively and efficiently manage operational risk within our own systems, providing customers with a secure and transparent base from which to conduct financial business."

Imagine Software and its institutional-grade, ASP-based service, Derivatives.com, offers 24/7 connectivity to serve financial markets and managers throughout the world. System availability, control and security are of utmost importance in the company's ability to support customer service and continue its successful growth. With the addition of Tripwire Enterprise, Imagine can continue to be proactive in maintaining the availability of a secure system.

About Imagine Software
Founded in 1993, Imagine Software is a leading provider of real-time investment management solutions worldwide. Its flagship product, the Imagine Trading System, is a cross-asset trading, portfolio and risk management solution available as an enterprise application or as an on-demand, ASP-based solution at Derivatives.com. Developed for alternative investment companies of all sizes, Derivatives.com combines proven enterprise functionality with comprehensive data management and automates key business processing services. Imagine Software serves thousands of users worldwide, ranging from major brokerage firms and banking institutions to hedge funds, broker-dealers, sovereign wealth funds, and proprietary trading desks, and supports all major asset classes across any trading strategy. Imagine Software is 100-percent owned by its four managing directors and has full-service offices in New York, London, Sydney, and Hong Kong, plus additional client-support offices. For more information, visit www.derivatives.com.