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OneMarketData, LLC, the leader in tick data management and analytics, today announced that Intelligent Wave Inc. (IWI), a Japanese company specializing in system solution business, credit card business and security system business, has become the first Japanese reseller of OneTick, the one solution for complex event processing (CEP), tick data management and analytics.

Collaborative Software Initiative’s recent soft launch of and the growing ambitions – and credibility – of ventures like may be signalling that collaboration for financial markets applications and infrastructure is an idea whose time has finally come. While individual open-source providers – notably Marketcetera with its order management platform – have made inroads into specific areas of the business, CSI and are taking the argument to the enterprise level, and may succeed in attracting high-level attention as a result.

cPacket Networks, Inc. the leading provider of pervasive network intelligence technology, today announced that it has joined the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC). STAC is focused on helping end-user financial firms understand the performance of their existing systems and of new technologies they wish to adopt. cPacket will participate in the STAC Benchmark Council, a group of trading firms and vendors focusing on measuring the performance of algorithmic trading systems.

Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral data centre services, today announced that it offers low-latency access to BATS Europe, the fast-growing European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF).

Level 3 Communications, Inc., an international provider of fiber-based communications services, and Novasparks, the ‘No Latency’ specialists in data packet processing solutions, announced today that they have successfully tested a next generation end-to-end low-latency market data transport solution leveraging Level 3’s newly upgraded ultra-low-latency route between Frankfurt and London.

Chi-X Global Inc. today announced that its Japanese subsidiary, Chi-X Japan Limited, has been granted a PTS (proprietary trading system) License by the Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA). Trading on the Japanese equities platform is expected to begin July 29.

NetScout Systems and National Stock Exchange (NSX) have developed a purpose built end to end latency management system for trading that measures latency per transaction and exposes microsecond latency metrics to pinpoint latency and performance problems across order flows. The release is an attempt on the part of the partners to remain a step ahead of their competition and provide their customers with a sophisticated latency intelligence solution with a swift return on investment.

Finamex, the leading financial services broker dealer for the Mexican Exchange marketplace, historically focused in providing premium professional trading products for high-performance and low-latency market access, announced today its new proximity DMA offering.

Philippe Carre SunGard SunGard has extended its Valdi Market Access solution with the addition of a hosted connectivity service to EuroTLX, a Milan based European multilateral trading facility that claims to the first fixed income market in Europe focused on retail investors.