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BCS Financial Group, the leading financial group for the Russian markets, today announces a partnership with Orc, the global leader in derivatives trading technology, which allows Orc’s clients to trade Russian securities and derivatives on the Moscow Exchange (MoEx) and on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

MarketPrizm, a leading provider of market data and trading infrastructure services, today announced that it is teaming up with Fusion Systems, an Asia-based leader in software and hardware-accelerated trading systems, to offer a fully managed, end-to-end low latency market gateway and trading risk management solution, deployed in co-location, for use by Fusion’s clients in Asia-Pacific. This move gives market players yet more reasons to use the highly sought-after Fusion Raptor ‒ Fusion’s game-changing, ultra-low-latency, risk-managed market gateway platform for all major Asian equity/derivative exchanges and alternative venues.

S&P Capital IQ Real-Time Solutions, the global provider of innovative market data services, trading and infrastructure solutions, has announced the extension of its QuantFeed and QuantLINK technologies to TMX Group markets and information, which includes Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Alpha and the Montreal Exchange.

Abacus Group, a leading provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, and LiquidityBook, a full suite financial technology company with customized solutions for securities firms and market participants, announced a strategic partnership to host LiquidityBook’s complete buy-side solution, LBX, in the AbacusFLEX private cloud environment.

Interxion Holding NV, a leading European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data center services, today announced that G. H. Financials has joined Interxion’s thriving financial community at its City of London data center campus.

Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, today announced that it has recently completed the upgrade of the route between its venues in Savvis Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ2) and Equinix Secaucus New Jersey (NY4). The newly upgraded link utilizes the fastest fibre path available, reduces round-trip latency on the route by 36% and will further compliment the firm’s wireless connectivity, in addition to providing tailored balances of speed, availability and cost.

KVH Co., Asia’s leading information delivery platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, today announced the launch of newly optimized ultra-low latency routes to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in Aurora, Illinois from Tokyo and Singapore. Commercially available from March 31, 2014 and delivered over a high bandwidth premium Ethernet service, these routes offer SLA-backed latency below 122 and 188 milliseconds between Tokyo and Aurora and Aurora and Singapore, respectively, making these routes the fastest network between these locations in the market today.

Interactive Brokers has decided to offer trading on TOM to its brokerage clients as of 24 March 2014. Clients will be able to trade directly on TOM in derivatives. With the connection of Interactive Brokers, more than 50% of the Dutch retail flow is executed via TOM.

First Derivatives (FD), a leading provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, today announced consulting services to deliver next-generation financial applications to the industry. Powered by technology from Pivotal, the software company at the intersection of big data, PaaS, and agile development, First Derivatives align their complementary skills to offer consulting services for the design and implementation of financial solutions in areas such as surveillance, risk management and trading using Pivotal One, a comprehensive integrated platform that includes a set of application and data services that run on top of Pivotal CF, the leading enterprise distribution of Cloud Foundry.