Bright Archive

Open Source Enterprise Solutions

The BrightArchive enterprise suite is composed of five open source modules: BrightSource, BrightArchive, BrightReports, BrightSend, and BrightSupport. This suite is available as a hosted service or for in-house use.

Download BrightArchive Enterprise Suite Product Sheets (pdf; 978kb)

Bright Archive Diagram


Convert Multiple Data Streams and Documents into a Flexible and Real-Time Base of Information

Key Advantages

  • Advanced data import scheduling, connectivity, and routing
  • Parsing and transformation of all file and data formats (XML, XLS, CSV, TXT, etc.)
  • Automatic import of data from paper forms and barcodes with OCR and ICR
  • Data quality control systems with exception handling and notifications

Download BrightSource Product Sheet (pdf; 58kb)


A Unified Archive with Easy Retrieval of Data Files, E-mail, Fax, IMs, Images, Forms, Voice and Documents

Key Advantages

  • LDAP directory services integration for account provisioning and access policies
  • Instant indexing of e-mails, IMs, faxes, voice recordings, and metadata
  • Web-based search and retrieval capabilities
  • Rules-based message routing, retention and workflow
  • Appropriate for compliance, legal and business operations

Download BrightArchive Product Sheets (pdf; 493kb)


Configurable Web Displays, Graphical Reports, and Text Extracts from Any Database

Key Advantages

  • Broad data source support including relational, OLAP and XML-based data structures
  • Flexible output format options: PDF, SWIFT, FIX, XML, HTML, XLS, CSV, TXT
  • Web browser-based, wizard-driven report configuration and generation
  • Data quality control systems with exception handling and notifications

Download BrightReports Product Sheet (pdf; 158kb)


Delivery of Secure E-mail, Fax, IMs, FTP, Web and Voice with Intelligent Exception Management

Voice Messaging
Trade Confirmations
Emergency Notifications

NAV Reports
Voice Broadcasts
Ad-Hoc Communications

Key Advantages

  • Advanced exception management and rules for failure handling and routing
  • Single web-based distribution interface for all message types: avoid the costs and complications of having different distribution systems for e-mail, fax, SMS, VPN, FTP, etc.
  • Options for multiple methods of distribution to each client, including failed delivery alternatives
  • Optional integration with active directory or other LDAP systems
  • Online archive of distributed messages and delivery reports
  • Optional document management spaces for individual end-users

Download BrightSend Product Sheet (pdf; 368kb)


24 X 7 Help Desk and Support Services for BrightArchive Modules

Key Advantages

  • End-user support and training for all BrightArchive modules
  • Integration, testing, maintenance, and administration support

Mobile Support Packages

  • Help desk and support services for mobile trading platforms on Blackberry and other devices, enabling trades anytime, anywhere. Available for BrightArchive modules and most third-party proprietary packages

Directory Services Consulting

  • CRC provides directory services integration for Microsoft’s Active Directory and E-Directory, as well as open source directory services
  • Enables organizations to take advantage of large investments in directory services so that they may be properly used for applications other than e-mail

Download BrightSupport Product Sheet (pdf; 67kb)

Charles River Communiations
A valued vendor in the financial community since 1978.
New York, NY • Trumbull, CT
St. Johns, Canada • Bangalore, India

The BrightArchive family of products is CRC’s open-source, enterprise-class solution for your company’s archiving, data flow, compliance, distribution, and transformation needs.

Established in 1978, CRC is a premier provider of data center communications and messaging services. The success of our company is due primarily to four key factors:

  1. A secure data center used by the world’s largest and most security conscious organizations in the financial, defense, credit card and health care industries.
  2. A consulting team, 140+ strong, that has written the book on large-scale messaging integration.
  3. CRC’s subsidiary, E-Sync, which has FCC status as a U.S. communications operator, allowing for greater redundancy, flexibility and economy.
  4. A 24-hour help desk recognized as among the best, which is used for support at the world’s most profitable financial institutions.

We look forward to discussing your financial communications and how our solutions can help your company.

Download CRC Brochure (pdf; 324kb)

Contact Us

Charles River Communications
331 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212.906.1000
Toll-free: 800.333.3CRC
Fax: 212.906.9500
International: +44 (0) 20 30023527
International Fax: 0 800 CRCESYNC