Aladdin Systems Company
The Aladdin-Systems company was founded in 1993 for the
purpose of carrying out projects in the field of complex automation
of industrial enterprises.
In 1998 Aladdin-Systems issued the third version of its
main product – the Aladdin SQL financial dataflow system
kernel (for MS and Sybase SQL servers), which included the
SQL Developer tool kit. After that Aladdin-Systems became
one of the first companies on the market that offer to
their corporate clients a sophisticated tool for independent
applications tuning by clients' specialists.
The unique opportunities given by the software development
and maintenance tools, which allow fast and easy development
and modification of applications without the use of compilators,
are greatly appreciated by the software developers in many
configuration of the applied tuning of the Aladdin SQL system
makes possible the optimal distribution of maintenance activities
between the internal and external developers.
The Aladdin SQL Business Logic and Accounting Visual Tuning
System, which was created in 2005, resulted the considerable
increase of the applications development speed; besides,
it allows the clients to easily tune the interactions
of documents, to change accounting policy and to modify
the recording operations rules without any help from programmers.
Since 1997, the Company works on the financial markets solutions
development, which are initially aimed at corporate clients.
The Aladdin DEPO depositary system, issued in 1998, was
considered one of the best on the Russian market.
The Aladdin-Systems company is the absolute leader in the
field of special depositaries automation. It is much ahead
of the competition in the number and scale of the complete
projects in this field (now more than half of the existing special
depositaries use the Aladdin SDEPO software, including 11
depositaries from the Top 24 list).
The Aladdin Securities system for internal accounting of
financial operations, which was originally introduced in 1997, for the
first time, currently constitutes the basis for a number
of applications, designed for financial investment companies,
banks, asset management companies, asset management departments
of pension funds and insurance companies.
In 1999 the company integrated its products Aladdin DEPO
and SDEPO, and then Aladdin Securities and Aladdin DEPO,
thus creating integrated systems. This was the start of
the development of the unified environment for dataflow
processing in the system of document-flow and recording.
The system is able to support several recording methods
simultaneously, all of them using the same input documents;
it can also be used by users from different companies
within the group.
In 2002 an integrated solution for an asset management company of
mutual funds and non-government pension funds, and for individual
trust management contracts, was developed in the same way
on the basis of the Aladdin Securities and Aladdin FUND
products. It has become one of the market leaders in the
field of software applications for asset management companies.
system may include the bookkeeping modules for
credit and non-credit organizations, as well as tax accounting
and reporting modules.
of now, some solutions combining broker-dealer and asset management companies
or several management companies of different jurisdictions
are successfully implemented.
There is a possibility of internal accounting for various
There exists the Analytical Accounting System, which can
break down the reports by type of assets and branches in
accordance with a given structure; it can also conduct on-line
monitoring of an investment portfolio.
With External Information Systems
Great attention is paid to the integration of the Aladdin
solutions with other organization’s information systems
– both internal and external. Aladdin's and the client companies'
programmers together have developed a large number of import-export
tools for the import of data from exchanges, depositaries,
“bank-client” systems, accounting systems, automated bank
systems. On the basis of the Aladdin Message messaging system
was developed information exchange solutions for the S.W.I.F.T.
and XML formats integration. We have also created on-line
interaction tools with trade terminals and internet trading
In 2002 Aladdin Systems first introduced the inter-office
on-line connection solution for geographically distributed
corporations. In 2004 Distributed Mutual Funds Agents Network
software system was developed. The system maintains the on-line
connection between several branches of banks-agents and
the management company by virtual private lines.
The Aladdin Message system may incorporate the certified
The Aladdin DocFlow document flow system allows the recording
of incoming and outgoing documents in accordance with the
pre-defined rules. It can be supplemented by the Aladdin
Archive document image storage module, originally designed
for the Moscow Small Enterprises Register.
The Aladdin SQL tools for user rights allocation and protection
against unauthorized access were developed in accordance
with regulators’ requirements; it has successfully passed
the international insurance companies tests. Its “extended
security” version has been certified for the use in the biggest
Russian banks Sberbank and Vneshtorgbank. The Aladdin SQL
kernel allows the complete recording of all meaningful users
The important feature of our work is the orientation towards
the result. Aladdin-Systems offers the full complex of IT
project completion measures, including the fine-tuning of
the system, training, instructions, the new system introduction
support, which is subsequently replaced by technical support.
Some of the additionally developed features may be later
included in the base version. We conduct both standard and
Improvement and Constant Perfection
Our existing systems are constantly being improved, so every
year we issue several new products and modules. Among the
new products that are not yet mentioned: the mutual funds
register system, the promissory notes module for depositary
and sertificate papers recording, module for automatic reconciliation
with depositaries-correspondents via S.W.I.F.T., RTS Plaza
terminal on-line integration module.
We pay much attention to the timely issue of correcting
patches and supplements to our systems in accordance with
legislation changes, to the improvement of our technical
support service, to the introduction of the new support
technologies such as remote administration and installation
of updated versions, and the receiving of clients’ requests
via web-interface of our technical support web-site. We
also conduct constant modernization of configuration migration
tools and updates installation.
In 2001 we developed the Aladdin Migration Kit, which is
a tool for transferring data, including tables, indexes,
storage procedures and triggers; it can be used for migrating
the system between the Sybase Adaptive Server and MS SQL
Apart from the standard (i.e. “bronze”) support scheme,
which includes the hotline, software updates, corrective
patches and supplements in accordance with changes in legislation,
we offer the extended levels support schemes (“silver” and
“gold”), which include the appointment of a special support
manager, installation of updates by Aladdin staff, urgent
arrival of Aladdin experts in case of system failure for
dealing with the problem, technical support of a custom-made
software versions, remote technical support with the use
of protected Virtual Private Nets, and client’s programmers
consulting, for tuning and independent systems add-ons development
(with changes authorization).
The Aladdin-Systems company is an independent corporate
software vendor; therefore, our cooperation with our technological
partners serves the main goal – to offer our clients the
solutions based on the industry standards and the technologies
of world leaders that are optimal in terms of price/quality
The following are the partners of Aladdin-Systems
platforms and software development tools