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RTS Realtime Systems Group, a leading global trading solutions provider, today announced that it has released a new ultra-low latency gateway for its RTD Tango and RTD Tango Trader clients, accessing CME Group with an internal latency of 100-150 microseconds. Client feedback during Beta testing has indicated that the new connectivity, as part of an off-the-shelf algorithmic trading solution, is the fastest among those currently available.

FSMLabs’ TimeKeeper software combined with Spectracom’s TSync-PCIe Timecode Processor card has broken the microsecond synchronization barrier, delivering time accurate to the low nanoseconds to trading programs. The announcement was made today by FSMLabs, provider of high-precision time distribution software, and Spectracom, a company of the Orolia Group (NYSE Alternext Paris –FR0010501015 – ALORO) and a provider of hardware-based time and frequency systems for vital communications networks.

Sumerian, a provider of intelligent IT analytics to some of the world’s most innovative companies, today announced the availability of “Holistic Latency Monitoring: Finding the Chain’s Weakest Link,” a Vision Note written and produced by TABB Group. The TABB Vision Note examines what steps financial firms can take to better understand the variable relationship between business volumes and latency, and offers guidance on how firms can leverage holistic latency monitoring to improve trading operations.

Canadian exchange group CNSX Markets – which operates the Canadian National Stock Exchange and Pure Trading – is deploying hardware messaging appliances from Solace Systems to reduce the latency of its market data services, allow for future scalability, as well as add new functionality. The exchange group is looking to go live with its first customers in November.

Solace Systems, the leading provider of middleware appliances, today announced that CNSX Markets Inc. (CNSX Markets) has selected Solace to supply technology to manage the distribution of its high speed data feeds to clients. CNSX Markets operates two venues: Pure Trading and the Canadian National Stock Exchange based on technology from NASDAQ OMX.

SpryWare, a premier provider of Ultra Low Latency feed handlers and direct market data technology, today announced their latest version of their direct feed handler technology, with an In-Process solution, breaking well in to the single digit microsecond latency arena. The SpryWare Embedded MIS (Embedded Market information Server), deploys as a full In-Process solution, bringing SpryWare’s robust feed handlers directly into the client trading application. This technology combines market data acquisition, normalization, and delivery with algorithmic trading engines into a single process. Gone are the delays associated with network hop latency, middleware distribution bottlenecks, double copies of data, and context switching overhead.

Peter Nabicht Allston Allston Trading, a high frequency market maker in over 30 financial exchanges worldwide, has installed a Tervela hardware accelerated messaging platform to support application development and monitor application performance, network health and latency in real time.

A-Team Group’s Andrew Delaney chairs a high level panel at our A-Team Insight Exchange event in London on the importance of a suitably robust back office IT infrastructure in order to better support the risk management function, featuring speakers from Mizuho International, QuartetFS, Kinetic Partners and Oracle.

Darshan Chandarana from Oracle Financial Services outlines the company's focus on capital markets, and how it can now offer an integrated hardware and software stack following its acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Complex Event Processing and Real-time Java are two specific technologies he points out, as examples of mainstream technology being more widely adopted for niche customers to create their own platforms.