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December 4, 2013

Australian-based Metamako today announced the launch of its first product, MetaConnect, an ultra-low latency switch, at the Securities Technology Analysis Centre (STAC) Summit in London. MetaConnect is up to 100 times faster than traditional packet switches and includes a number of features not previously found on devices of this kind. Dr Dave Snowdon, co-Chief Technology Officer at Metamako, said, “MetaConnect literally takes switch technology to the next level.”

December 3, 2013

Ullink, The global provider of market leading connectivity, trading and risk management systems today announced that CLSA has selected Ullink's pre trade risk management system for its pan Asian trading activity.

December 3, 2013

Fidessa group has today announced that US broker-dealer Maxim Group has rejoined its client base. The firm has re-signed for Fidessa’s fully-managed US trading platform to power its sales, market-making, options and international desks.

December 3, 2013

MarketPrizm, a leading provider of ultra-low latency market data and trading infrastructure services, is pleased to announce that it is providing normalised SBI Japannext and Japan Exchange (JPX) TSE FLEX full market feeds to SBI Securities, Japan’s largest online broker.

December 2, 2013

Citicom Solutions, a total communications business focused on Financial Services organizations globally, today announced a partnership with Doran Jones, a full-service Financial Services consultancy. Doran Jones becomes the first U.S. reseller of Citicom Assure, a product designed to provide proactive, real-time analysis of data, including instant messages (IMs), emails, text messages and mobile- and fixed-voice recordings.

December 2, 2013

Object Trading, an independent provider of global direct market access (DMA), today announced it is adding support for NYSE Technologies’ Middleware Agnostic Messaging API (OpenMAMA) to its FrontRunner DMA suite.

December 2, 2013

Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time and market-to-market networks today announced a new wireless service that connects the London based financial markets of NYSE Euronext, BATS Chi-X, London Stock Exchange, London Metal Exchange, iCap EBS and Thomson Reuters.

November 27, 2013

Etrali Trading Solutions, a leading provider of innovative unified communications solutions and services for the trading communities, today announced that it is delivering the entire trading communications suite across Société Générale’s new trading floor in Paris. The contract includes Open Trade turret positions and recording services. Société Générale will also connect to Etrali’s Trading Community Services network, TCSnet.

November 26, 2013

Algomi, the provider of information-matching solutions to optimise fixed income liquidity, has hired Stephen J. Gallagher as head of its US operation. Stephen will bring nearly 30 years credit markets experience with him, and will be responsible for launching the rapidly growing firm into the US market, helping to transform buyside and sellside firms’ fixed income businesses as they come to terms with the new market structure. He will be based in Algomi’s New York office, which is due to open on 2 January 2014.

November 26, 2013

Aquis Exchange, the pan-European equities trading exchange*, today successfully completed its first day of live operations, executing trades in all three of the markets available at launch.

November 25, 2013

First Derivatives, a leading provider of software and consulting services to global investment banks, brokers, hedge funds and exchanges, today announces the successful implementation of its market surveillance system at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

November 25, 2013

Cinnober is a leading, independent supplier of trading, clearing and surveillance technology to the financial industry, including exchanges, clearinghouses and banks.

November 25, 2013

McKay Brothers, a leading provider of specialty microwave telecom services, lowered its Illinois-New Jersey latency again this week as the company also released its 2014 plans. McKay’s product roadmap includes a design to reduce latency substantially in the coming months. The company will also triple its private line capacity and further increase reliability on all IL-NJ routes. Finally, McKay is introducing a new single megabit bandwidth service, which is targeted to be faster – and remain faster - than any commercial competitor’s service.

November 25, 2013

ULLINK, provider of low-latency connectivity and trading solutions for the global financial community, today announced that Phillip Futures is now using ULLINK services.

November 25, 2013

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of ultra-low latency market data and order execution systems, today announced the opening of a new Chicago sales and support office at 111 West Jackson Boulevard.

November 25, 2013

Velocimetrics, the provider of real-time business performance monitoring and analysis solutions to the global financial community, today announced a joint offering with Datacom Systems.  Through this agreement, Velocimetrics will expand its product capabilities, enabling clients to effectively monitor the quality of their market data feeds and quickly identify any issues that may be impacting their firm’s operational and trading performance, minimising their potential exposure to risk.

November 21, 2013

Leading global professional services firm Deloitte Spain has announced it is providing its global customer base with full access to DGX, SuperDerivatives’ real-time cash and derivatives market data, news and analysis platform.

November 19, 2013

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services is introducing exclusive analytics based on raw, unpublished Xetra order book data. Effective 25 November 2013, Xetra real-time analytics will provide market participants with additional, exclusive in-depth trading information.

November 19, 2013

Savvis, a CenturyLink company and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today announced IEX Group has selected Savvis' flagship data center complex in Weehawken, N.J., as the primary site of its new alternative trading system.

November 19, 2013

SpryWare, a premier provider of ultra low latency feed handlers and direct market data technology, today announced a strategic partnership with EESAT, a software company that provides market data on complex order books of multi leg trades between asset classes. The firms will collaborate to offer EESAT’s Fuse product to the options trading industry. Fuse, a software platform developed originally under the trading firm MEB options, aggregates the seven US complex order books into a single, consolidated feed.

November 18, 2013

OneMarketData today announced that Vulpes Investment Management, a Singapore-based alternative investment fund, has selected OneTick, a single solution for stream processing and tick data management, for its quantitative research and mathematical modeling needs.

November 14, 2013

MarketPrizm, a leading provider of market data and trading infrastructure services, today announced that it will offer data and order entry services to the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX). This move will provide European investors with improved access to the DGCX, which is now recognised as the leading derivatives exchange in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and one of the fastest growing exchanges in the world.

November 14, 2013

Pantor, a provider of high-performance transactional platforms to the financial services industry, has appointed Per Andersson as Head of Sales and Marketing to support Pantor’s continued growth.

November 13, 2013

BIOS IT, a partner of Super Micro Computer, is proud to announce the availability of the next generation of Hyper-Speed Solutions, designed to deliver ultra-fast high performance for high frequency trading and other mission critical environments. Now in its third generation, the Hyper-Speed range has been upgraded and accelerated by using ‘Ivy Bridge’ processors and system firmware optimisations that lower median latency by 15% and reduce jitter by 94%.