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Jeff Wells By Jeff Wells
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Co-chair FIF Market Data Capacity Working Group

2010 is now well behind us and most of the market data stats are in. So it is time to look back to assess the past and to look into the capacity planning crystal ball.

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is replacing manual processes for market data monitoring with Corvil’s latency management system, CorvilNet, in an effort to optimise its market data infrastructure for low latency. CBOE is believed to have looked at competitive products from companies such as NetScout, Niksun, Correlix and SeaNet, before selecting the Corvil solution to deploy in its market data path in order to monitor latency and bandwidth, and identify potential market data disruptions.

Due to increased customer demand, Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), an exclusive provider of high-bandwidth, low-latency networking solutions, has opened up three, ultra-low latency, Fast Path fiber routes enabling metro and international customers to reach the top financial hubs at 755 Secaucus Rd. in NJ, 300 Blvd. East in Weehawken, NJ, 151 Front St. in Toronto and Steeles Ave. in Markham, Canada.

Options IT, a leading provider of ultra-low latency market data and connectivity, managed application hosting, and high-performance technology Infrastructure-as-a-Service for the sellside and buyside, today announced ULLINK, a leading provider of low-latency connectivity, risk management and trading solutions, has deployed its UL NET+ service on the Options PIPE platform.

BATS Global Markets (BATS) today announced the release of a real-time latency monitoring service for BATS BZX Exchange and BATS BYX Exchange members effective Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Mike Cattell With a recent expansion of its Chicago facility, Telx is continuing to make news in the hot market for co-location services. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com caught up with the company's vice president for financial services Michael Cattell to get the background to the Chicago expansion, and to find out more about Telx's trading ecosphere.

Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest next-generation network, has completed two new high speed connectivity routes directly into the major financial hubs of Amsterdam and Milan. Financial institutions can now benefit from the fastest, most direct routes between 24 of Europe’s most significant stock exchanges and multilateral trading facilities (MTF).

Corvil, a provider of latency management systems for high performance trading and market data, today announced that Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has deployed Corvil’s Latency Management System for monitoring and optimization of their market data infrastructure.

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), The Global Leader in DDS, today announced the availability of RTI Monitor, a graphical software tool that provides real-time visibility into systems that use RTI Data Distribution Service. RTI Monitor collects information and analyzes data flows, errors and network traffic so users have better performance and health data on their deployed systems. RTI Monitor functions as a configurable dashboard for quick-read, real-time display of system data.