Advent Portfolio Exchange® (APX) on VMware® vSphere™ 4 and VMware® vSphere™ 5 Advent Portfolio Exchange® (APX) on VMware
For financial portfolio management solutions that poll a large amount of data from database, process it and display it to users in a very short amount of time, application response time is critical for business success. This paper describes how Advent Portfolio Exchange® (APX), an industry leading portfolio management solution, runs on VMware vSphere 4 and 5 with excellent application response time. The paper provides basic guidance on the architecture of the APX application as well as the value of using the VMware platform. The results of a recent joint testing done by the two companies are discussed, as well as the best practices for utilizing the two product together in a datacenter.