INDATA , a leading industry provider of software and services for buy-side firms including trade order management (OMS), compliance, portfolio accounting and front-to-back office today announced its largest user conference to date, with a 31% increase in attendance over the last user conference and clients spanning North America as well as Europe. The 2014 INDATA User Conference, held February 26-28th in Miami, FL, showcased INDATA’s iPM Epic™, the industry’s first investment technology platform specifically designed for the era of big data. iPM Epic automates the big data challenges that occur within each aspect of the investment management process, including optimizing the capture, storage, search, sharing, analysis and visualization of data from a front, middle and back office perspective for a competitive advantage. The conference not only covered key features of iPM Epic, such as all new IBOR functionality, but also demonstrated how the iPM – Intelligent Portfolio Management solution simplifies clients’ investment operations, enhances compliance and transparency, and improves end user productivity while lowering administrative costs. Sessions covered the full scope of iPM’s front, middle and back office capabilities and also featured in-depth sessions on iPM Cloud as well as INDATA’s recently expanded outsourcing services. Particularly notable was the explosive growth of iPM Cloud, with more than 56% of INDATA clients in attendance already relying on iPM Cloud. Client participants discussed how their firms are becoming more productive and successful by utilizing iPM and iPM Cloud. Industry experts, INDATA executives and client participants also discussed industry trends, best practices and advanced features of the iPM software and services. “We are extremely pleased with this year’s User Conference and we are grateful to have the outstanding clients that we do who are as generous with their time in sharing their experiences with fellow clients as they are with their feedback,” commented David J. Csiki, Managing Director and President of INDATA. “We are also gratified to see how our clients have benefited from the successes of iPM, iPM Cloud, as well as our recent international expansion. We are very excited about the next stage of our growth with the release of iPM Epic and we are elated by the enthusiasm our clients displayed at the conference with regards to the product,” he added.