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Orc Software, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, announced today complete connectivity to Brazil’s BM&FBOVESPA exchange for futures, options and equities instruments, and that Orc will be one of the first companies to support BM&FBOVESPA’s new market data framework delivering higher performance and reliability.

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, announced today it has deployed a NovaSparks FPGA (Field-programmable gate array) application in a testing environment at the heart of Atrium Network’s connectivity environment in New York. The technologies provided by Atrium Network and NovaSparks combine the fastest sub-microsecond technology and direct optical paths to transport market data offering customers ultra-low latency market data feed handling and processing.

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity solutions for the financial community, announced today that it has been granted certification to provide access to BATS Global Markets (BATS) for customers wishing to access and trade on the BATS BYX Exchange, the new US equities exchange, and BATS Options for US equity options.

IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, has expanded its core financial networking infrastructure to TelecityGroup’s Sovereign House facility in Docklands, London. The expansion, in one of London’s most highly-connected data centers, will support IPC’s growing customer demand for its portfolio of Electronic Connectivity Services (“ECS”).

Hudson Fiber Network, an exclusive provider of high-bandwidth, low-latency networking solutions, today announced that it has upgraded its ultra-low latency, metro New York Fast Paths increasing speed to the highly desired financial exchanges.

Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced an agreement with CFN Services managed telecom platform company, who owns and operates the CFN Low Latency Global Financial Exchange Platform, to expand its platform at Interxion’s City of London Financial Hub. Customers colocating at Interxion’s facilities will now be able to connect to a wide range of Global markets from a single location through CFN’s shared infrastructure.

ACTIV Financial, a global provider of fully managed low-latency market data solutions, today announced the launch of its low-latency ticker plant at Equinix’s TR1 International Business Exchange (IBX) data center on Front Street in Toronto.

Corvil, provider of latency management systems for financial markets, today extended the capabilities of its CorvilNet solution to include in-depth analysis of latency and trading performance for the entire trading loop. This includes end-to-end and segment-by-segment monitoring of latency of an order as it is sent from the buy-side to sell-side, processed and routed through to the final liquidity destination.

Chain Software monitoring specialist ITRS Group has developed an interface for its Geneos applications performance management system to Oracle’s Coherence in-memory data grid, a data management technology that is finding favour in capital markets companies running real-time, data intensive applications such as risk management and algo trading systems.