17a-4’s DataParser is a lightweight, middleware solution with a modular design to collect many different types of regulated data for compliance with SEC and FINRA rules.  The DataParser collects data feeds, instant messaging, database content, document management platforms and trading systems for ingestion into Office365, Exchange or an email archive to create a single point of compliance management, discovery and supervisory procedures.

Supported Interfaces


Bloomberg          Cisco Jabber                    Eikon MessengerMicrosoft Skype for Business            Microsoft SharePoint

Blackberry                FactSet               SitrionOne

Squawker Trading      InvestEdgePivot


Also Supported

Microsoft LiveMeeting
MessageLabs Data Streams
LivePerson Data Streams
UBS Chat
Oracle/ATG ‘click-to-call’ Live Help
Parlano MindAlign
SQL Databases
Social Media (LinkedIn, FaceBook and Websites) (Limited Availability)
Microsoft SharePoint Online (Limited Availability)

Features for all platforms

Inserts service indicators and x-header information to allow for filtered archive searches
Multiple delivery/output options to integrate with existing infrastructures
Ability to stage output into sub-directories or drop directly to a pickup location
Ability to export directly to an Outlook folder
Ability to send via SMTP (utilizing IIS SMTP engine)
Automated clean-up of archived download files after a hold period
Timer structure allows for interval or specified run times
Support for UNC addresses
Summary reports and notification emails denote run/processing information
Throttling of data output to work within destination archiving platform thresholds
Additional features are available for some modules including Active Directory integration

System Requirements

Computer running Microsoft Windows or Windows Server 2008 R2
Physical or Virtual Servers supported (64-bit)
Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5.1 or higher
Processor storage: 3X the amount of data processed (i.e. 2 GBs processed per day would be 6 GBs of processor storage)
Network storage: Daily amount processed X number of days needed to retain (i.e. 2 GBs processed per day and retained for 10 days would be 20 GBs)


The DataParser is designed to facilitate modular development to continually add support for new technologies. If your institution is using a platform not listed above, please contact us for a development quote. Communication platforms and database systems can become compliant with custom developed DataParser modules that integrate with existing infrastructures.

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