August 07, 2002

Wells Fargo, San Francisco, has licensed Personal Advisor, an online retirement planning and advice service from mPower, San Francisco.

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Colonial Bank, Montgomery, Ala., has tapped Sierra Clearing, a server-based item processing system from Alogent, Atlanta.

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Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio, is installing the DVMS1600 Digital Video Management System from Silent Witness, Surrey, B.C., to monitor activity at its branches.

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Hudson United, Mahwah, N.J., has contracted for DeluxeSelect, a check ordering service from Deluxe Financial Services, St. Paul, Minn.

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Constitution State Corporate Credit Union, Wallingford, Conn., has licensed The Complete Credit Union Solution, a core processing system from Open Solutions, Glastonbury, Conn.

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National City, Cleveland, has added foreign exchange trading capabilities to exact4web, its Internet portal for commercial banking services.

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Synovus Financial, Columbus, Ga., is deploying online banking software and branch sales and service software from S1, Atlanta.

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UMB Bank, Kansas City, Mo., has licensed Global Plus, a straight-through-processing trust and custody accounting system from SunGard Asset Management Systems, Malvern, Pa.

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Bank of the West, San Francisco, has tapped SmartTime, a workforce management solution from SmartTime Software, Framingham, Mass., to track attendance records for all 7,500 of its employees.

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Citibank, New York, has introduced Virtual Account Numbers, a service that generates substitute credit card numbers for secure online purchasing.

Separately, Citibank's e-Business unit will participate in abix, a financial settlement network managed by alterna Technologies, Calgary, Alberta.

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Union Planters, Memphis, Tenn., has licensed the ALS Comprehensive

Origination Manager from Alltel Financial, Little Rock, Ark., to automate the consumer loan origination process.

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First Trade Union Bank, Boston, has installed DQMart, a customer information repository from Decision Support, Matthews, N.C.

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Wells Fargo Real Estate Funds, San Francisco, has selected a network performance solution combining Netcool, a network management system from Micromuse, San Francisco, and Foglight, an application monitoring system from Quest Software, Irvine, Calif.

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Charter One Mortgage, Cleveland, will offer its online customers Home Price Check, a database of historical home prices from Domania, Boston.

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SunTrust Banks, Atlanta, has licensed software from Baker Hill, Carmel, Ind., to streamline its business loan origination process and to monitor its business loan portfolio.

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Compass Bank, Birmingham, Ala., has selected Business Communications Manager, a voice-over-IP solution from Nortel Networks, Brampton, Ont.

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MBNA, Wilmington, Del., has purchased asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) encryption devices from Cylink, Santa Clara, Calif., to secure information at its network operating centers.