SBS’ strategic partnerships with a number of global companies enhance and geographically broaden the innovative AML and compliance solutions that we deliver to our partners and clients. We strive to provide the most up-to-date, technologically advanced methods to reduce our clients’ and partners’ risk. SBS’ strategic partners include:
Centrifuge Systems is a leading provider of next generation business intelligence software that helps organizations discover insights, patterns and relationships hidden in their data. The unique Centrifuge approach to BI is called Interactive Analytics representing a highly interactive and free form approach to analysis and data visualization. Interactive Analytics brings together three innovations in data analysis: Interactive Data Visualization, Unified Data Views and Collaborative Analysis. With Centrifuge, users can quickly connect and integrate multiple data sources. They can reveal the "unknown" using visualizations that include charts, maps, time lines, relationship graphs and geospatial views. Users then share insights with other team members. Centrifuge is a 100% thin client technology that can also be embedded in other applications. It runs on all operating systems and can be launched from a browser.
In 2010, SBS formed an alliance with Centrifuge for research and development of SBS solution enhancements using data visualization technology.
Dow Jones Factiva
Dow Jones Factiva, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dow Jones, provides executives, information professionals, marketers, salespeople and other professionals with the ability to easily monitor and understand the latest news, market trends, and business challenges relevant to them by providing access to more than 25,000 authoritative sources including the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and D&B company profiles.
In 2008, SBS formed an alliance with Dow Jones Factiva to offer SAFE Advanced Solutions® and SAFE Toolbar® for Dow Jones Watchlist.
FircoSoft is a leading provider of watch list filtering and financial messages repair solutions for international financial institutions. FircoSoft develops, markets and supports Firco Filtering Suite solution that eliminates the risk of processing illegal transactions and detects high-risk financial customers.
In 2000, SBS became the first FircoSoft distributor and was ranked as their #1 reseller for three consecutive years.
KPMG, a leading global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, operates in 144 countries and has more than 104,000 professionals working in member firms around the world.
In 2002, KPMG’s New York Forensic Group signed a worldwide license agreement with SBS to use FircoSoft’s scanning software in its forensic investigations of clients’ customer databases.
Rackspace Hosting is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system. The global company headquartered in San Antonio, TX provides Fanatical Support® to its customers, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the "2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting."
In 2006, SBS contracted with Rackspace for managed hosting of its production infrastructure. SBS also uses Rackspace facilities in Grapevine, TX and Elk Grove, IL as primary and back-up sites for its SAFE Advanced Solutions® hosted offering.
World-Check risk intelligence reduces customer exposure to potential threats posed by the organisations and people they do business with. More than 3,800 institutions, including over 49 of the world's top 50 banks and 200 enforcement and regulatory agencies, rely on the World-Check database of known heightened-risk individuals and businesses to efficiently screen their customers, associates, transactions and employees for potential risk.
In 2002, World-Check signed an alliance with SBS and announced that SBS was the first company to achieve its highest partner ranking of recommended “Integrated Software Partner” in early 2004.