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Low Latency Blogs

Sarah Underwood

Vulpes Investment Management is revamping its technology infrastructure as it moves out of volatility trading and into systematic trading. The revamp includes implementation of OneMarketData’s OneTick stream processing and tick data management solution for quantitative research, modelling and strategy development, as well as a Tora electronic trading platform and portfolio management system, Redis in-memory database technology and use of the Python programming language.

Pete Harris

See the video below on how in-memory technology from ScaleOut Software can boost MapReduce 40x for financial applications, such as real-time risk analytics.

Infront

Infront, the leading provider of real-time market data, news and analytics, is offering a free trial of its latest Infront market data and trading platform to current clients of Thomson Reuters’ 3000 Xtra premium desktop service, which is being withdrawn from the market on December 31, 2013.

Sarah Underwood

The real-time operational risk and compliance monitoring solution for electronic trading that was recently released by Corvil builds on the company’s original network monitoring platform, providing visibility into a taller technology stack and allowing users to see the status not only of IT systems, but also the business that resides on them.

Pete Harris

Following on from last week's completion of the acquisition of NYSE Euronext, IntercontinentalExchange has detailed plans to integrate the Liffe derivatives business, spin out the European Euronext cash markets, and split the commercial NYSE Technologies arm, retaining some elements and selling off others.

Sarah Underwood

The Nanotick high-precision historical market data service developed by Onix Solutions (OnixS) and VDIware is to be extended beyond its initial scope as a service for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) with coverage of additional venues across Europe and North and South America due to come on stream next year.

Pete Harris

Today we are re-launching Low-Latency.com as IntelligentTradingTechnology.com. We've discussed before why this evolution is happening ... but here's the elevator pitch on the expanded focus of this website and community: It's about Big Data, streaming in real-time, and being processed by high performance predictive Analytics, to initiate the most profitable trades, executed with Low Latency, and subject to trade-time risk controls.

Sarah Underwood

The tie-up of Nasdaq OMX and Thesys Technologies to deliver an algorithm testing facility is expected to endure beyond initial plans to offer algo testing for US equities trading and take testing into other asset classes over time. It is also expected to help trading firms get ahead of any regulatory mandates that may set down rules around algo testing.

Pete Harris

Analytics specialist SAS is working with SAP and its in-memory HANA technology in order to offer real-time applications, including potentially for financial markets trading and risk use cases. Early offerings are due in the first half of 2014.