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The NASDAQ OMX Group, announces that SIX Swiss Exchange has extended its contract with NASDAQ OMX and will upgrade its existing SWXess equities trading platform with NASDAQ OMX’s X-stream INET technology. The system upgrade is scheduled to be in effect in the first quarter of 2012, and will enable significant latency and throughput advantages for SIX Swiss Exchange and its trading members in all asset classes.

Endace, world leaders in network monitoring and recording, today announced that it is teaming with Verizon to make financial market data feeds more reliable and predictable for financial firms.

Patsystems, the trading and risk management solutions provider to the derivatives industry, is pleased to announce that it has signed a software license agreement with Phillip Securities Japan., Ltd in Tokyo, a securities brokerage firm and wholly owned member of Phillip Capital.

Impulse Accelerated Technologies today announced version 3.7 of its CoDeveloper C-to-FPGA Optimizing Compiler. CoDeveloper, used worldwide by nearly 500 customers, is a C-language development environment for FPGAs that allows software algorithms to be quickly and efficiently implemented in programmable hardware. This CoDeveloper update includes improvements to compiler performance, expanded Linux support and new parallel hardware optimization features including support for higher-throughput streaming I/O.

3.5 microseconds pre trade risk processing was measured LIVE by independent panelists and witnessed by 100 delegates in NY. UL IRIS+, ULLINK’s Ultra Low Latency Pre-Trade Risk solution performance measured on the wire by TSA latency monitoring product for a thirty minute steady fix order flow on Wednesday May 25th, 2011 at a ULLINK hosted panel discussion and live demonstration breakfast event.

Hibernia Atlantic, the only US-owned, diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today it will bundle its industry leading 100% uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA) with Hibernia Secure on its lowest latency lit capacity between key U.S. and European financial cities. The ‘Hibernia Secure’ service adds dedicated network protection across its low latency failover routes on Hibernia’s Global Financial Network (GFN) and adds an additional layer of protection for financial firms’ critical communications.

TMX Group Inc. today announced that TMX Datalinx, its information services division, has implemented its ultra-low latency network, TMXnet North America (NA), between Toronto, New York and Chicago. Network capacity has been increased to 10Gb and return trip latency reduced to the 10 millisecond range.

OneMarketData, a leader in tick data management and analytics, today announced the release of OneQuantData, a comprehensive repository of historical reference and pricing data designed specifically for the global equities market. The fully integrated solution harnesses the power of OneTick, the market-leading complex event processing (CEP) and tick data management solution. The agile, intuitive platform delivers fast access to multiple data types, including company and product information, corporate actions, earnings, daily prices and trading volumes, and allows quants to spend their time analyzing data rather than processing it.

ACTIV Financial, a global provider of fully managed low-latency and enterprise market data solutions, today announced a partnership with Tethys, the industry leader in broker neutral algorithmic trading solutions, to integrate the Tethys Execta trading platform with ACTIV’s low latency global market data service. The new system will provide a single cross-asset automated trading platform that will help customers streamline trading infrastructure, reduce total cost of ownership, and accelerate high performance trading.