WINDSOR, Conn., Aug. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, is pleased to announce that SS&C PORTIA and SS&C Zoologic Learning Solutions have teamed up to provide web-based, on-demand training courses to SS&C PORTIA's diverse and global client base. SS&C PORTIA is utilizing SS&C training capabilities to expand its current curriculum to provide clients with new course delivery options. In addition, SS&C PORTIA clients have access to expanded content so staff can be trained on topics ranging from broad financial market knowledge and management skills to introductory and advanced courses on SS&C PORTIA features and functionality. "SS&C Zoologic provides the tools and content for financial services firms to meet all of their training needs," said Bill Stone, Chairman and CEO of SS&C Technologies. "By offering SS&C PORTIA training on this platform, clients can get the training they need, anytime, anywhere in the most cost-effective manner possible." "This is a great example of how SS&C PORTIA is leveraging SS&C's capabilities to better serve our clients," said Christy Bremner, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SS&C PORTIA. "Having access to world-class expertise and resources makes it easy to provide clients with education in the format that works best for their organization." SS&C PORTIA provides a broad set of middle-to-back office capabilities to allow investment managers to track and manage the day-to-day activity in investment portfolios to support global accounting requirements. Offered on a deployed and hosted basis, the solution supports a wide range of functions including corporate action processing, internal reporting, client reporting, regulatory reporting, performance measurement and attribution and post-trade compliance. About SS&C Technologies SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. Some 5,500 financial services organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services. These clients in the aggregate manage over $26 trillion in assets.