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ITRS Group is further expanding its Asian presence through the opening of a new Singapore office. The new office will sit alongside the application performance and management technology provider’s existing hubs in Hong Kong and Philippines.

Victor Technologies, a financial analytics provider that specializes in risk management and listed derivatives pricing, today announced that the company is partnering with ACTIV Financial, a global provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data and solutions, to offer its enterprise-grade Market Volatility Feed (MVF) as part of ACTIV’s market data platform. With this partnership in place, Victor Technologies’ world-class volatility feeds will be made available to ACTIV data feed subscribers in real-time via ACTIV's global distribution network.

Victory Networks, a leading provider of market data, connectivity and colocation solutions for trading firms, today introduced SpeedEdge, a new ultra-low latency feed handler for futures and equity options. Due to its unique architecture and open API, SpeedEdge offers trading firms a more scalable, flexible and transparent solution than traditional legacy feed handlers.

Kx Systems, a 20-year leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, has been selected by the Laboratory for Financial Innovation at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) in Shenzhen, China for trading analytics.

RavenPack, the top provider of real-time financial news analysis services, today announced the launch of RavenPack News Analytics (RPNA) 4.0, with significant advances in its news analytics and event detection capabilities, enabling quantitative analysts and data scientists to accelerate the discovery of relationships between news and financial markets.

Exegy, a provider of high-performance market data normalization and distribution solutions, has today announced the availability of six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues. The new additions expand Exegy’s broad portfolio of over 200 market data feed handlers, including feed handlers for the leading bank portals and ECN platforms for currency trading. Today, Exegy announced support for the Cantor Fitzgerald StreamFX, FX All Active Trading, ICAP EBS Ai, Integral FX Inside, LMAX InterBank, and LMAX Professional feeds.

Horizon Software, the provider of the most advanced algorithmic trading technology on the market, today announced the latest version of its electronic trading platform. The newly-launched v2.1 significantly increases the throughput, reduces platform latency and extends its potential by covering all the business needs of equity and equity derivatives desks (Delta One, Options trading, customer flow, etc.). The new version provides a host of compliance tools, which will now allow clients to meet market-making obligations anywhere in the world and includes regulatory safeguards such as anti-self-matching, short-sell tagging and throttling limitations.

Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time and Market-to-Market networks, announced today company growth in strategic senior member hires as well as product expansion with a focus on Market Data for all asset classes. Anthony Gerace is President, Global Financial Services, Jeff Mezger, VP Product Management, Mark Studenka, Network Services Architect (both in Chicago), Amanda Altobello, Business Development and Raniere Tesser, Network Engineer, both in São Paulo.  This industry expert roster will support the Perseus momentum of triple digit growth into its 6th year and beyond. The start of 2014 included Perseus entering the Market Data space with the acquisition of TLV Networks thereby becoming Vendor of Record (VOR) for CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange ICE. Market Data for both exchanges is available globally, both raw and normalized for wireless delivery.

Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SuperDerivatives, a leading provider of risk management analytics, financial market data and valuation services. The acquisition will accelerate the expansion of ICE’s comprehensive multi-asset class clearing strategy.