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Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced that it has opened a new point of presence (PoP) at 165 Halsey, Newark.

QuantHouse, the leading provider of next generation trading solutions, today announced the availability of its Direct Edge feed handler, allowing algorithmic trading firms sub-millisecond access to America’s newest stock exchange.

ITRS Group, the leading global provider of predictive, real-time monitoring and proactive application performance management products to the world’s financial community, announced today the ITRS Geneos FIX Analyser, which provides in-depth, real-time financial transaction monitoring information.

Paving the way for a new and more efficient way to source and trade block liquidity in Europe, SIX Swiss Exchange and Liquidnet announced today the launch of a new unique platform for non-displayed equity block trading with the roll-out of approximately 3,000 equities in five European equities markets: Switzerland, UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands, with more equities markets planned to be added over time. The platform allows SIX Swiss Exchange members and Liquidnet‟s buy side members to execute large block trades safely and efficiently via this new liquidity source.

Lightspeed Financial, a leading provider of ultra low latency direct market access (DMA) trading technology, risk management solutions, and brokerage services for professional retail traders and institutions, today announced that it has acquired Chicago-based Greenmoor Financial Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

TradingScreen, the premier provider of multi-broker and multi-asset class execution management systems (EMS) to the Buy Side, today announced the appointment of Paolo Gilardi as Head of U.S. Foreign Exchange Sales. Paolo will drive the firm's continued growth into the regional foreign exchange trading community, and is based at TradingScreen's New York headquarters.

Broker-dealer Sanford C. Bernstein now offers access to its suite of algorithms covering twenty four European markets via the SunGard Global Network’s (SGN) low-latency market data and order routing system. The 2,000 asset managers and 500 brokers which make up the SGN community will now have the ability to directly access the Bernstein algorithmic trading suite.

Horizon Software unveils Horizon Algo Trader, a flexible and powerful solution for complex algorithmic trading strategy development and deployment.

DealHub (Option Computers) continues to expand its Sales and Marketing team with the hire of Peter Hill as Sales Executive. The appointment is part of DealHub’s growth strategy and is reflective of the growing confidence in market opportunities and an increase in new business activity.