Data Management Software Users Vote ZEMA as #1
April 07, 2011 – Richmond, B.C. − On March 1, 2011 Energy Risk Magazine released their annual Software Rankings survey where the ZEMA Suite was selected #1 in every Data Management category. These categories included, “Preferred System”, “Ease of Integration with Other Systems”, and “Best Customer Service”. This is the second year in a row that ZEMA has been ranked #1 in all data management categories in this survey.
The survey received responses from banks, energy trading companies, oil/gas houses, hedge funds, brokerage houses, utilities, energy producers and others. The survey describes activities and reasons for new software investments, and then provides categorized software rankings broken down by Software, Data Management, and Data and Market Information Provider.
- Over half of the respondents implemented new software last year compared to 12% in 2009
- 36% of organizations will buy an add-on feature for their current system, while another 22% will invest in a completely new off the shelf package
- When budget wasn’t an issue, 49% preferred to upgrade their current system versus 36% to buy and 15% to build.
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