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Market data appliance provider Exegy has teamed up with TMX Datalinx, the information services division of TMX Group, and the Financial Information Forum (FIF) to deliver MarketDataPeaks.ca, a free web service providing real-time information about market data messaging rates across major Canadian exchanges. The service includes a daily chart that is designed to help market participants understand variance in market data rates and how rates may change over time so that they can ensure sufficient network and processing capacity is in place within their firms.

Corvil has added streaming analytics, big data adapters, auto data discovery and more to its network performance monitoring solution to deliver a streaming analytics platform designed for real-time operational intelligence and big data integration.

Fonetic, a provider of voice recognition and linguistics analytics, has set up a partnership with Tango Networks, a provider of business mobility services, to offer a mobile voice recording and speech analytics system designed to help financial institutions meet voice compliance requirements on the trading floor. The solution is a server software overlay that can be used to search for voice recordings, chats, emails and attachments, and analyse their content to find key components in a conversation.

Velocimetrics has licensed the intellectual property rights (IPR) of TS-Associates’ TipOff and Application Tap network monitoring and analysis products following the company’s collapse into administration. Velocimetrics says it will continue to maintain and develop the former TS-Associates products as well as integrate them with its own technology, which offers real-time business-level insight into activity across networks and systems.

Numerix has teamed up with CameronTec to deliver OTC structured products pricing including real-time response to quote requests. The solution was developed to meet the needs of a bank in Singapore, but is expected to gain traction further afield as banks trade increasingly sophisticated derivatives products.

NovaSparks has set up a partnership with Thesys Technologies to provide a low-latency market data service to Thesys customers. The service is based on NovaSpark’s field programmable gate array (FPGA) hardware architecture, including a feed handler that allows efficient and cost effective access to market data with minimal impact on the resiliency and latency of trading systems.

Fidessa is pushing further into the post-trade space with the addition of an affirmation management service (AMS) for the buy side. The service is due to be available in the fourth quarter of 2014 and follows the introduction of Fidessa’s FIX-based Post-trade Hub for the confirmation of trades between buy-side and sell-side firms in August 2013.

Fidessa has appointed David Polen as global head of electronic execution with responsibility for developing the company’s platform and electronic execution capabilities across global markets. Reporting to Mark Ames, global head of sell side services, Polen will deliver a range of managed solutions that will allow brokers to present their clients with intelligent and cost-effective global execution.

Quincy Data has expanded its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service with the addition of select equity and energy futures sourced from 350 East Cermak and cash treasuries sourced from Carteret. With this development, Quincy clients will not only benefit from additional data sources, but also Quincy’s broad distribution of data from eight exchanges to trading centres in Illinois, New Jersey, London and Frankfurt.