Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
20 January 2004
20th January 2004
Sky Capital UK selects KTS's QuoteTerminal
City-based broker Sky Capital UK Ltd's private client division has signed up
with Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC (KTS) for its QuoteTerminal service, the
UK live financial news and data product which requires no installation of
networks or computer applications on the client's computers. This latest new
business win takes KTS's retained corporate client base to over 75 companies.
Sky Capital UK trialled a number of market data services, but chose
QuoteTerminal because of its comprehensive real-time news and data, its
reliability and security. Other advantages that influenced its purchasing
decision included its effortlessness to install and its easy and natural
usability as well as the facility to upgrade to the forthcoming international
KTS has signed a number of deals with well-known City names for its
QuoteTerminal service since the beginning of 2003. Charles Stanley and Company
Limited, Singer & Friedlander Investment Management Ltd. and Royal London Asset
Management are just some of the blue-chip City institutions taking
QuoteTerminal is used by finance professionals in the UK and offers premium
news, data and analysis sourced from well-known providers such as ComStock, a
division of FT Interactive Data, Dow Jones Newswires, RNS News, JCF Group,
Hemscott and Exchange Data International.
Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer, Chief Executive of KTS, said:
'It's pleasing to start off 2004 by signing up another City firm for our
QuoteTerminal service. QuoteTerminal has a range of advantages which are proving
popular such as its user-friendly functionality and comprehensive coverage.
What's also proving crucial to clinching sales is that QuoteTerminal is so easy
to install. Companies love the fact they don't have to download any software or
install any infrastructure to access the service, and all the maintenance and
upgrades are taken care of by KTS on our servers.'
Trevor Wells, Managing Director of Sky Capital UK, commented:
'QuoteTerminal is what we were looking for in terms of functionality, coverage
and reliability. Just as importantly, during trials our users found they could
find the news and data they needed with little or no help because of its
intuitive design and on-screen help menus.'
Enquiries, please contact:
Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer Neil Boom/Jenny Leahy
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC Gresham PR Ltd.
020 8795 2700 020 7404 9000
020 7623 6677
Financial professionals may request a free QuoteTerminal trial by calling the
QuoteTerminal sales department on 020 7623 3399.
About Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC is a software technology company listed on
the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol:
Utilising its proprietary advanced technologies, KTS focuses on developing and
providing real-time interactive market data services which bring a fresh
perspective to the financial marketplace by delivering essential market data and
news via a more cost-effective communications channel and infrastructure.
KTS differentiates itself from other leading information providers as its
services are technology driven. They are designed to run on standard PCs and
laptops without the need for any installation of dedicated hardware, software or
infrastructure, as the application runs on the server side on powerful clusters
of highly resilient and secure servers. Financial professionals can log on to
KTS's services by using a standard Internet connection from any geographical
location. KTS's 'zero client' application service technologies offer its clients
unprecedented benefits including significant cost savings in the areas of
support and maintenance of any market data infrastructure and user data, as no
client-side components are required and upgrades are automatic.
QuoteTerminal is the company's real-time financial information service which
offers a fast continuous stream of premium UK market data, analytics, news and
research for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and derivatives,
seamlessly integrated into a single complete package. Offering the full benefits
of KTS's ground-breaking 'zero-client' delivery technology, users access
comprehensive market data and news sourced from leading information providers
such as ComStock, Dow Jones Newswires, RNS News, JCF Group, Hemscott and
Exchange Data International. Using QuoteTerminal, financial professionals can
monitor and interpret live data wherever and whenever they connect to the
Internet - at work, travelling or at home - and use the same affordable and
reliable service wherever they are. (www.quoteterminal.com).
This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange