Excel 2007, Microsoft’s latest Office 2007 release, has been totally re-engineered to address the major concerns of Users in financial services community. Some of the major new features include:
▶ Multi threading to reduce the application runtime, especially for simulations
▶ Server based computation by writing complex calculations in a .NET which can be then run on Windows 2003 Servers
▶ Grid enablement to significantly reduce total processing time of Monte Carlo simulations and similar applications.
The financial services industry has, over the years, invested significant amounts of time and money in building a variety of financial models in previous Excel versions. Quantstar can help in re-engineering the old models to leverage the new Excel 2007 features and develop solutions which eliminate all the drawbacks they have faced all these years, including slow performance, VBA code security and version control.
To successfully deploy Excel 2007 solutions, Quantstar brings expertise in the following critical areas:
▶ Functional and technical analysis of existing Excel applications.
▶ Extracting and documenting core algorithms
▶ Optimizing algorithms for parallelization
▶ Architecting Excel 2007/HPC solution (Excel 2007, Microsoft Sharepoint, Windows 2003 CCS)
▶ Developing User Defined Functions in .NET (VB.NET, C#.NET or C++.NET)
▶ Deployment of the Windows Cluster Computing hardware and software infrastructure
▶ Deploying the Excel 2007 solutions