Legacy Keys Have Been Discontinued: The June 2015 release of AXIS 2015.11.02 is the last release to support Legacy Keys. AXIS versions released hereafter will require our User Based Key Licensing System. Please see Knowledge Base article 1848 or contact Michael Pomerantz for more information.
New Software Requirements Are In Effect: Required components must be installed on computers running AXIS versions starting with 2015.07.02. For details see Knowledge Base article 1866 and new installation instructions in Knowledge Base article 1924.
Changes to Cell Assumption Screen are Coming: Changes are coming to the Cell Assumption screens for all liability modules of AXIS that will relocate the actuarial assumptions currently found in Pricing and Reserve Sections and will greatly increase the number of assumption sets supported. Potential timing is early 2016. See Knowledge Base article 1975 for more details.
AXIS EnterpriseLink: EnterpriseLink 4.5.101 has been released and is available. Click here for information or contact Victor Rubinstein or Marina Mirzoyan about AXIS EnterpriseLink.
SQL LocalDB Storage for DataLink: The SQL LocalDB Storage for DataLink tables is available in AXIS. The new format significantly improves capacity and performance when operating with large amounts of DataLink table data. Click here to learn more.
Hedging Functionality: The Hedge Projection Module of AXIS integrates the simulation of dynamic hedging strategies within all pricing and projection of VA products, including the calculation of reserves and capital. The Daily Hedging Module supports the operation of a hedging program through the efficient overnight calculation of a full panel of option values and Greeks, based on latest economic parameters and multiple selected individual and combination shocks. Contact Trevor
Howes for more information.