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DirectFN, a leading provider of financial market data and technology within the global emerging and frontier markets, launched its browser based market intelligence platform ‘Decypha’ in June 2014. Decypha is targeted at global investors who focus on the MENA region. These global investors extend to fund managers, asset managers, private equity firms, M&A and research analysts who have current or potential exposure to the MENA region.

Object Trading, an independent provider of global direct market access (DMA), today announced it has received certification of conformance to the ICE for UK derivative products and is ready to support clients through the trading access migration from NYSE LIFFE to the ICE trading platform. Clients will be able to continue trading without disruptions to their trading systems.

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of ultra-low latency market data and order execution systems, today announced that its InRush 3 Accelerated Ticker Plant now runs on the Windows Server platform.

REDI Holdings LLC (“REDI”), the independent, industry-backed provider of the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS), today announced the strengthening of its sales, account management and development capabilities in the New England region with the hiring of Sean Graham and Roseann Hoffman Woodford, two seasoned equity trading professionals, and Jeremy Warburg, a veteran buy-side software developer.

NovaSparks, the leading field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data company, today announced NovaTick, its third generation pure FPGA feed handler solution built on a new hardware platform. NovaTick is a fully integrated ticker plant solution targeting the most demanding customers who are not willing to compromise between speed and determinism on one hand, and scalability and functionality on the other. Compared to its predecessor, NovaTick supports four times the number of instruments and five times the input/output bandwidth, while delivering sub-microsecond processing speed even during market data peaks. NovaTick also integrates the recovery service offered by most exchanges.

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.