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SunGard hires EBS chief architect for reference data business

SunGard, the Pennsylvania-based software vendor, has hired Ariel Aloni, former chief architect at FX dealing systems firm EBS, to head systems design and technology direction for SunGard's growing reference data business.

Aloni's appointment is the latest appointment at SunGard Data Management Solutions, as the vendor assembles a team to exploit the emerging market for off-the-shelf, customised and outsourced reference data service