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Certichron, the global leader in legally-provable “regulatory time services” announced the deployment of its first Independent Timing Authority or “ITA” in the SAVVIS NJ2 Operations Center. For the first time in US History NIST UTC, the legal time-standard of the US Government is available directly to the Trading Infrastructure as a bolt-on security service.

Fujitsu Frontech North America (FFNA), a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technology products, biometric security, and digital media solutions, and Solarflare, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions, today announced the availability of a recently completed switch to server latency and message rate network performance test report.

Financial information provider SIX Telekurs and Transaction Network Services, a global data connectivity provider, are intensifying their collaboration to source real-time market data from high growth financial centres in Asia.

Force10 Networks, a leader in high-performance data center networking, today announced that it has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Solarflare, a leader in high-performance, low-latency 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) server adapters and software, to bundle Force10’s S4810 top-of-rack (ToR) data center switch with the Solarflare SFN5122F Enterprise dual-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) SFP+ server adapter and the Solarflare SFN5162F Midrange dual-port 10GbE SFP+ server adapter rproviding customers with an end-to-end solution for 10GbE networking. The bundles are available through Force10’s authorized distributors, Avnet and Synnex, in Europe, US, and Canada in configurations that include 12, 24 and 48 server adapters along with S4810 switches.

GI Partners (“GI”), a leading mid-market private investment firm, announced today the sale of its portfolio company, The Telx Group, Inc. (“Telx”), one of the fastest growing providers of global interconnection and colocation facilities, to ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners LLC, two Boston-based investment firms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced significant enhancements to its super-low latency real-time market data solution, SuperFeed. Market participants will now have seamless access to new direct data feed content and value-added services from NYSE Global Indices, Nasdaq OMX BX, Nasdaq OMX PSX, BATS, Athens Stock Exchange, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and Cyprus Stock Exchange with the NYSE Technologies proven performance and reliability.

Deutsche Bank’s Autobahn Equity electronic trading business, within its Markets division, today announced the expansion of the μltra FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) product suite to all major US stock exchange co-location facilities, including NYSE, NYSE Arca, NASDAQ, Direct Edge and BATS. The μltra FPGA platform provides high volume, ultra-low latency direct market access to US equity markets. The platform first went live at the Carteret, New Jersey, datacenter in co-location with NASDAQ in March.

STEC, The SSD Company, a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and products, today announced a new SSD caching software solution that accelerates data access and enables cost-effective server scalability to support the growing number of users and larger data volumes now prevalent in the data center. This host-based software implements SSDs as a performance cache for hard disk drive (HDD) storage and provides a reliable, easy and flexible way to integrate into existing server infrastructures while minimizing total cost of ownership (TCO) or requiring the need for new hardware. STEC's new EnhanceIO SSD Cache Software integrates into any existing server infrastructure and works with all commercially-available SSD devices (SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel, PCIe, etc.) to accelerate enterprise applications running under Windows, Linux or VMware operating systems.

Maxeler, pioneer of Maximum Performance Computing and provider of complete acceleration solutions, today announced the launch of MaxNode10G, a platform designed for wire-speed processing of multiple 10 gigabit network data streams.