WINDSOR, Conn., April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced the latest release of SS&C PORTIA, a leading middle-to-back office investment operations platform. Developed in collaboration with SS&C PORTIA's diverse and global client base, this latest software release contains an intuitive interface to alert users to activities that need attention. SS&C PORTIA's new workspace can be customized at the user and system level, with dynamic menus that guide users to critical functionality and workflows. A tab-based layout makes it simple for users to multi-task and organize work. Function-specific tabs, for key activities such as system administration and reporting, provide users with easy access to important data and actionable tasks. Long time SS&C PORTIA client Neil Husband, Head of Information Technology for SVM Asset Management noted, "We are excited about this latest release as it will facilitate and streamline how we utilize SS&C PORTIA throughout our operations. The new functionality will simplify how we monitor and manage the system and will provide information in a consolidated view so we can quickly identify potential issues and proactively address them." Mazin Ikram, Head of Information Technology for Falcom Financial added, "The latest version of SS&C PORTIA provides an intuitive interface that will help our operations teams quickly access the functionality used most, so they can work as efficiently as possible. We look forward to upgrading our operations to take advantage of the substantial enhancements in this latest release." "SS&C PORTIA has always provided in-depth and flexible functionality to help clients achieve efficiencies. This latest milestone in SS&C PORTIA's evolution improves on that efficiency by enhancing the user experience," said Christy Bremner, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SS&C PORTIA. "By providing an easy and consistent view of information, operations teams have the insight they need to make smarter decisions, streamline operational tasks and reduce risk."