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December 17, 2013

Global electronic trading technology provider InfoReach announces its new fixed-income trading functionality with direct access to one of the largest and most liquid fixed-income cash markets in the world: U.S. Treasuries.

December 17, 2013

Numerix, the leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, today announced the appointment of Tim Carley to Managing Director of EMEA where he will oversee all direct sales efforts in the region – driving the day-to-day initiatives of financial engineering, quantitative research and development. Reporting to Joseph Saporito, Executive Vice President of Global Sales, in his new role Mr. Carley will manage Numerix’s London, Paris, Dubai, Frankfurt, Milan and Stockholm sales and development office locations.

December 17, 2013

OptionsCity, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today unveiled OptionsCity Hosting, a global hosting service.

December 17, 2013

RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, and Eris Exchange, a U.S.-based futures exchange offering capital-efficient Eris interest rate swap futures, today announced that RTS clients can now enjoy direct connectivity to the Eris SwapBook electronic trading platform through the full range of RTS trading solutions.

December 16, 2013

Exegy, a provider of high-performance hardware-accelerated market data appliances, has today announced the availability of three new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues. The new additions expand Exegy’s broad portfolio of over 200 market data feed handlers, including over 20 feed handlers for bank portals and ECN platforms for foreign exchange trading. Today, Exegy announced support for feeds from Bloomberg Tradebook, Currenex ITCH, and GAIN GTX.

December 16, 2013

Redline Trading Solutions today announced that IEX, the first alternative trading system (ATS) owned by buy-side investors, is using Redline’s ultra-low latency InRush 3 Accelerated Ticker Plant on its new trading venue for reliable, timely and accurate market data.

December 12, 2013

Green Key Technologies, a financial markets technology solutions provider, announced today that the United States Patent Office has awarded the company a patent for the design of their OTC liquidity allocation process called “Decline Ratio Matching”.

December 11, 2013

FSMLabs, provider of software and hardware for high-precision time synchronization and distribution, today announced that it has launched its TimeKeeper Pocket GrandMaster appliance, which radically reduces initial entry price for firms requiring high-precision time distribution and gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

December 11, 2013

SpryWare, a premier provider of ultra low latency feed handlers and direct market data technology, announced today that the company has significantly expanded their Proximity Cloud solution. Proximity Cloud, SpryWare’s traditional cloud based ticker plant offering, will now offer clients a range of value added products and services not previously available in a hosted environment.

December 10, 2013

CoreSite Realty Corporation, a provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center products and services, today announces that its NY2 facility, located in Secaucus, NJ, opened on December 2. NY2 is a 280,000 square-foot data center, which is connected to CoreSite's NY1 facility located at a network dense point of interconnection in Manhattan to create one of the most powerful, network-dense, low-latency campuses on the East Coast. The New York campus hosts a rich community of enterprises, financial services providers, ISPs, cloud providers, and over 70 domestic and international carriers. For more information on the facility's technical specifications, visit http://www.coresite.com/secaucus-data-center.php.

December 10, 2013

TICKS by SIX, an expansive database of trades and quotes from the world’s most important trading venues, allows clients to pinpoint the content needed, maximizing cost efficiency while minimizing onsite processing and storage investments.

December 9, 2013

Caplin Systems today announced the launch of Caplin Direct, a breakthrough in FX e-distribution. Delivered as a hosted, managed service, Caplin Direct is designed for banks that want a modern FX single-dealer platform, but have previously been held back by the cost and technical challenges involved. Caplin Direct eliminates these barriers by delivering a fully operational single-dealer platform as a service. Once connected to a trading system it provides an ‘out of the box’ SDP, while providing unlimited scope for branding, customization and extension with unique features and workflows.

December 9, 2013

Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, niche boutique dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider takes strategic steps in 2013 to continue to support the financial vertical. The demand for high-quality, ultra-low latency connectivity continues to grow and Cross River Fiber is set on providing the fastest solutions. With consistent modifications to shorten their fiber routes and the recent completion of wireless RF infrastructure, Cross River Fiber remains a competitive player in offering high speed broadband connectivity to end users.

December 9, 2013

ACTIV Financial, a global provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data solutions, today announced that Tora, Asia's leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, will add ACTIV Financial as a provider of Asian market data services.

December 9, 2013

Xenomorph, the analytics and data management solutions provider to global financial institutions, announced today that it has integrated Aqumin’s AlphaVision visual landscape environment with Xenomorph’s TimeScape.

December 6, 2013

BittWare, the leader in Altera-based FPGA COTS boards, and PLDA, the industry leader in PCIe and interconnect solutions, announced today that they have entered into a global Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement to combine PLDA's IP cores including a 10G TCP/IP Offload Engine Hardware Stack (QuickTCP), 10G UDP Hardware Stack (QuickUDP) and PCI Express DMA core as part of an integrated solution on BittWare's Stratix V embedded COTS hardware. The combined solution is ideal for applications such as financial acceleration, High Performance Computing and high volume networking that require a complete solution built to deliver low latency and complete CPU offload.

December 5, 2013

TMX Atrium, provider of smarter infrastructure solutions for the financial community, today announced that Aquis Exchange*, the pan-European equities exchange, has joined the TMX Atrium community.

December 5, 2013

SIX Financial Information today announced that it has reached an agreement to become a Content Service Provider (CSP) on NYSE’ Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI) network. The global SFTI network provides the reach and scalability to dramatically extend global distribution capabilities to SIX clients.

December 4, 2013

Charles River, an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office investment management solution provider, has expanded its offering of advanced fixed income decision-making tools by incorporating real-time mortgage analytics by The Yield Book into the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). Clients have a seamless integration to Yield Book analytics for Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS), Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMO), Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), and other asset-backed instruments, based on The Yield Book's sophisticated prepayment models.

December 4, 2013

Solarflare, a leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced Chi-X Japan has deployed Solarflare's industry-leading 10GbE network adapters to upgrade their network to provide customers with the high-performance and lowest latency solution. This announcement illustrates the growing demand for Solarflare's technologies worldwide and establishes the company as a leading provider of 10GbE network adapters to numerous vertical markets and financial service industries.

December 4, 2013

DataArt, a software consultancy that builds custom solutions for select industries, announced completion of a mission-critical development effort and the launch of the first sell-side negotiation platform for Squawker. The Squawker negotiation platform addresses the problem of matching trades that are difficult to execute on the order books or in dark pools by acting as the middle party in a community of vetted buyers and sellers.  DataArt engineers worked with Squawker to create an electronic trading venue that is free from algorithms and high frequency trading, enabling the sell-side community to negotiate anonymously and directly.

December 4, 2013

McObject has appointed Ian Hillier-Brook, through his company Ian H-B Associates Limited, as their new representative in the UK and Europe. Hillier-Brook has an excellent record and many years’ experience of developing and growing financial technology businesses in the UK, the US and Europe.

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.