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August 10, 2010

FIX Flyer, a leader in solutions for electronic trading, announced today that Grupo Bursatil Mexicano, one of the leading brokers in Mexico, uses both the Flyer Engine and Daytona Monitoring for their FIX messaging.

August 9, 2010

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, announced today that it is the first connectivity provider to offer its clients ultra low latency access to both the existing Chi-X Canada production environment at 130 King Street, Toronto and the new Chi-X Canada production environment at 151 Front Street, Toronto via Atrium Network’s Exchange Ring.

August 9, 2010

OpenMarketData.org has released a free-to-download feed handler for the multicast Pitch feed from Bats Trading. It represents the second in a series of feed handlers - the first was for the Nasdaq TotalView Itch 3.1 data feed - and is the collaborative initiative's first "original" feed handler.

August 9, 2010

StreamBase Systems today announced that its Complex Event Processing (CEP) platform has been extended to connect to BM&FBOVESPA, a leading Latin American exchange and one of the world’s largest exchanges in market value. The extended connectivity offers StreamBase customers low latency access to derivatives and equities listed on the Brazilian exchange.

August 6, 2010

City Lifeline, the London-based independent carrier-neutral colocation data centre, has today announced it will provide colocation services for the algo news feed AlphaFlash of Deutsche Börse – Market Data & Analytics. Having been selected as one of three other data centres in London that are to provide access to this data feed worldwide, City Lifeline will offer access to the organisations’ existing network within close proximity of London data sources and metro-area market centres.

August 6, 2010

StreamBase Systems, a leading provider of Complex Event Processing (CEP) technology, today announced a partnership with Alphastream, a solutions provider of advanced technologies to financial institutions. Alphastream offers the Brazilian financial industry a complete solution of professional services and tools for building the next generation of electronic trading systems.

August 5, 2010

With the recent launch of its Financial Markets Framework, IBM is positioning itself as a provider of pre-integrated solutions to trading and investment firms, leveraging its own portfolio of hardware and software offerings, and augmenting them with consulting expertise and partner products. The move follows a direction that the IT giant has already taken in verticals such as banking, insurance, and outside of financial services.

August 4, 2010

Credit Suisse, has chosen SR Labs low latency market data product offering for their state of the art trading applications.

August 3, 2010

CQG, Inc., the industry-leading order execution, charting, and analytics provider for global, electronically-traded futures markets, and the Turkish Derivatives Exchange (TurkDEX), the first private exchange in Turkey, have partnered to provide low-latency trade routing and consolidated market data access for TurkDEX derivatives contracts through CQG’s advanced trading platforms, the companies announced today.

August 3, 2010

Instinet Incorporated, a global leader in electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, today announced that its U.S. brokerage subsidiary, Instinet, LLC, has launched Instinet Options CBX. The platform, which is currently live, has an established base of liquidity providers and complements the agency-only broker’s existing options product offering.

August 3, 2010

A-Team's Pete Harris talks about transparency, efficiency and the network effect and how it enables frictionless trading at a lower cost at SunGard's New York City Day.

August 2, 2010

Correlix Ltd., the leading provider of Latency Intelligence solutions for monitoring, measuring and analyzing order and market-data flows in real-time, today announced that Direct Edge, America's newest stock exchange, has selected Correlix's RaceTeam latency monitoring service to provide full latency transparency of order execution and market data flow in real-time to its customers.

August 2, 2010

IPC Systems, a leading provider of indispensable trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms, today announced the opening of a new express route to existing points-of-presence (POPs) between 350 East Cermak, Chicago, Illinois and 165 Halsey St, Newark, New Jersey. Market participants can connect to their trading engines with the assurance their transaction is over the lowest current possible latency route. This enhancement is an integral part of a long term strategic plan to deliver the optimum trading network to connect brokerages, investment firms, money managers, market makers and execution venues globally.

August 2, 2010

Selerity, a provider of real-time event data solutions for the financial services industry, today announced the availability of earnings preannouncement event data as part of its content offerings to allow traders to use unexpected, market-moving events in their trading strategies.

July 30, 2010

Pan-European multilateral trading facility Bats Europe is live with market data sourced from Thomson Reuters’ new Elektron delivery infrastructure. Bats is the second major MTF to sign up for Elektron-delivered data from the main European equity exchanges and other MTFs, following an earlier decision by rival Chi-X Europe.

July 29, 2010

Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Alliance Asset Management has gone live with a tick data management and complex event processing (CEP) system from OneMarketData. The proprietary trading specialist commenced production use of the OneTick solution a week ago, using it to "generate alpha researching trading ideas that occur at higher frequencies," says Vinicius D'alesandro, a partner at the firm.

July 29, 2010

Atrium Network’s addition of FXCM to its list of foreign exchange connections is part of the French connectivity provider’s ongoing expansion both in terms of asset class and geography. FXCM will use Atrium’s extranet to connect its North Bergen, New Jersey, data centre to Atrium points of presence (POPs) in the New York/New Jersey metro area.

July 29, 2010

Internap Network Services Corporation, a leading provider of end-to-end Internet business products and services, today announced its alliance with Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider in the Northeast. Through the relationship, enterprises in buildings and data centers connected to Lightower’s all-fiber network can now optimize network performance and availability through the use of Internap’s Performance IP. Businesses can also benefit from Internap’s Managed Hosting, CDN and Colocation services.

July 28, 2010

The autumn season of 2010 holds the promise of extreme exchange action in the European arena as all of the major incumbent exchanges proceed with major investments in their matching engine, data centre and connectivity infrastructures. Clearly, this has all come in response to the arrival of a glut of multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) since the launch of the most successful of them – Chi-X Europe – back in mid-2007.

July 27, 2010

BLADE Network Technologies, the data center Ethernet switching company, Solarflare Communications, the leading provider of 10GbE silicon, and Cloudsoft Corporation, a provider of cloud computing software and services that drive application mobility, announced today the results of multivendor benchmarking of Monterey, Cloudsoft’s enterprise-class cloud platform. The benchmark showed that the 10 Gigabit Ethernet test environment achieved consistently low network latency of just 26 microseconds between Virtual Machines (VMs) communicating on different hosts. The testing demonstrates that near-native performance is now possible with applications running in a highly virtualized cloud computing environment.

July 26, 2010

OneMarketData, LLC, the leader in complex event processing (CEP), tick data management and analytics, today announced that Alliance Asset Management, a proprietary trading firm based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has selected OneTick CEP and Database to support its quantitative research and high frequency trading within the global financial markets.

July 26, 2010

Thomson Reuters announced today that BATS Europe has implemented its pan-European low latency direct feed solution through the Thomson Reuters Elektron Hosting facility in London.

July 26, 2010

Deutsche Börse Systems has expanded on its plans to bring together its Xetra and Eurex platforms to deliver low latency trading from a single data centre in Frankfurt, but says redeployment of the matching engines will not be achieved before the end of 2011.

July 26, 2010

Patsystems is pleased to announce that Okachi (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., the Hong Kong branch of Japanese Future Commission Merchant Okachi & Co., Ltd., has signed a license for Patsystems XConnect via Patsystems’ new ASP hub in Hong Kong.