“Technology innovation, together with a focus on cost containment, has prompted financial institutions to closely examine their processes, and they have discovered the appeal of outsourcing real-time market data and related applications to a trusted provider of Cloud solutions,” said Jeff Banker, executive vice president, Real-Time Market Data and Trading Solutions for Interactive Data. “Interactive Data’s innovative technology model consists of hosted solutions that can greatly reduce the need for the technology infrastructure and staff previously needed to support a firm’s market data applications. We continue to see attractive opportunities to help our global customer base benefit from our Cloud-based approach of providing access to high-quality financial content and innovative, high-value web-based applications.”Interactive Data is one of the largest providers of hosted market data infrastructure and applications. The Company’s Cloud delivers a range of offerings that are currently being utilized by more than 500 institutions supporting more than 100,000 institutional users globally. For additional information about Interactive Data’s Cloud, please visit www.interactivedata.com/rd/cloud. About Interactive Data Corporation Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, reference data, real-time market data, trading infrastructure services, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Data’s offerings can help clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Interactive Data is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts and has more than 2,400 employees in offices worldwide. Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), an international media company, is Interactive Data’s majority stockholder. For more information, please visit www.interactivedata.com.