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July 9, 2010

Chi-X Global Inc. today announced that its Japanese subsidiary, Chi-X Japan Limited, has been granted a PTS (proprietary trading system) License by the Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA). Trading on the Japanese equities platform is expected to begin July 29.

July 7, 2010

NetScout Systems and National Stock Exchange (NSX) have developed a purpose built end to end latency management system for trading that measures latency per transaction and exposes microsecond latency metrics to pinpoint latency and performance problems across order flows. The release is an attempt on the part of the partners to remain a step ahead of their competition and provide their customers with a sophisticated latency intelligence solution with a swift return on investment.

July 5, 2010

Finamex, the leading financial services broker dealer for the Mexican Exchange marketplace, historically focused in providing premium professional trading products for high-performance and low-latency market access, announced today its new proximity DMA offering.

July 1, 2010

Philippe Carre SunGard SunGard has extended its Valdi Market Access solution with the addition of a hosted connectivity service to EuroTLX, a Milan based European multilateral trading facility that claims to the first fixed income market in Europe focused on retail investors.

June 30, 2010

Exegy, Inc., the market data appliance company announced today that the Exegy Ticker Plant driving the MarketDataPeaks web site hit 3,245,070 messages per second. This is a new record and surpasses the previous high water mark of 2,808,532 mps reached on 6 May 2010 during the flash crash.

June 30, 2010

NYI, a SAS 70 type II-certified, mission-critical data solutions provider, has launched NYI X-Connect, a new platform that allows NYI customers immediate, customizable access to more than 20 top markets, including New York, New Jersey, Frankfurt, Singapore, Hong Kong, Chicago and Toronto.

June 29, 2010

UK brokerage firm Winterflood Securities has gone live on the SunGard Global Network (SGN) low-latency market data and order routing network, SGN Securities, to gain access to its clients’ order flow generated on SunGard's systems.

June 28, 2010

Australian stockbroking, corporate advisory and asset management firm BBY has chosen Orc Software to meet customer demand for low latency, high throughput connectivity to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

June 28, 2010

Corvil, a provider of Latency Management Systems for electronic trading and market data, today announced that FFastfill, a leading provider of software and services to the financial community, is deploying CorvilNet to optimize the performance of their suite of products, which encompass front, middle, back office and risk. FFastfill will use the CorvilNet solution to pro-actively manage latency for exchange and client connectivity.

June 27, 2010

Messaging specialist Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is this week announcing version 4.5 of its Data Distribution Service middleware, extending it beyond low-latency front-office applications to support middle- and back-office applications. The release includes a software development kit (SDK) allowing the creation of adaptors to link into disparate enterprise-wide systems, as well as pre-built adaptors for TCP/IP sockets and the Java Message Service (JMS).

June 25, 2010

In the financial services industry, where time is literally money, the ability to receive instantaneous financial market information is critical to maintaining competitive advantage.

June 24, 2010

Chi-Tech, the technology services unit of Chi-X Global Inc., today announced that its pan-Europe trading venue connectivity network and managed infrastructure service, MarketPrizm, is now available to firms in North America. Previously the service was available only to European-domiciled firms.

June 24, 2010

Exegy, a hardware acceleration market data appliance specialist, has added a hosted version of its ticker plant to its product portfolio and extended its partnership with Essex Radez, a provider of direct exchange feeds and collocation services for algorithmic traders.

June 24, 2010

Today at the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association's annual Financial Services Technology Expo in New York City, IBM unveiled a new technology platform designed to transform the way that financial services firms manage the ever increasing amount of data and transaction volumes generated by capital markets around the world.

June 24, 2010

A-Team Citihub Video Series: Low Latency Connectivity Solutions
Sponsored by Interxion

This video series has been designed to help market practitioners understand the various commercial offerings in the marketplace for building high-performance trading infrastructures that can take advantage of today’s increasingly high-speed markets.

June 23, 2010

Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transAtlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today that ACTIV Financial, a leading global provider of fully managed low-latency market data solutions, has selected Hibernia Atlantic's Global Financial Network (GFN) for Ethernet between Frankfurt and Chicago. ACTIV chose Hibernia's GFN, a next generation, high speed connectivity platform because of its rapid delivery coupled with secure route diversity, commercial flexibility and unmatched provisioning time to install.

June 23, 2010

FSMLabs, a premier provider of enterprise real-time and timekeeping technology, and EndRun Technologies , a manufacturer of time and frequency equipment, today announced a solution that leverages the global CDMA wireless network as a time source for ultra-precise timekeeping. The joint solution combines FSMLabs TimeKeeper and EndRun Tempus LX CDMA to enable financial services and other regulated industries to meet needs for accurate time-stamping and data logging with high transaction volumes.

June 23, 2010

StreamBase today announced integration of its CEP platform with Solace Systems’ hardware-based middleware routing products. The combination of these technologies provides customers with a comprehensive solution for receiving, filtering and analyzing market data, news and other market inputs to improve real-time trading decisions and profits.

June 22, 2010

BLADE Network Technologies, Inc. (BLADE), a trusted leader in data center networking, announced that its RackSwitch 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch now delivers Multicast protocols at sub-700 nanosecond port-to-port latency for high-frequency trading, market data, video streaming and other applications that require one-to-many multicast data distribution over an IP infrastructure.

June 22, 2010

The algo news feed AlphaFlash of Deutsche Börse – Market Data & Analytics will be available in three London data centers starting 15 July 2010. This raises the total number of data centers which provide direct access to this data feed to seven worldwide. AlphaFlash, a joint product of Deutsche Börse and the financial news agencies Need to Know News and Market News International, both entities of Deutsche Börse, delivers more than 150 machine readable macroeconomic indicators directly into trading algorithms.

June 22, 2010

Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transAtlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today that Deutsche Börse Systems, the IT subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG, has selected Hibernia's secure Global Financial Network (GFN) for high performance, protected connectivity between Frankfurt and Chicago. Deutsche Börse Systems chose Hibernia's GFN because of its full route diversity throughout the entire transAtlantic, long-haul network, as well as down to the local metro loop level. The new high capacity route will serve Deutsche Börse Group's large financial client base. The route also avoids highly congested network areas, such as around the New York and London waterways, thereby offering security through physical diversity.

June 22, 2010

Endace, world leaders in high-speed packet capture and analysis solutions, today introduced the world’s first virtual packet-capture probe. Designed specifically to appeal to organizations in the financial services market, the new software enables a variety of different applications to simultaneously benefit from Endace’s 100-percent network packet capture and nanosecond time-stamping capabilities.

June 22, 2010

IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of indispensable trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced that it is providing Orbixa with highly reliable, secure, low-latency electronic connectivity to the BATS Exchange, the world’s third-largest stock exchange operator, via IPC’s Electronic Connectivity Services (ECS).

June 22, 2010

Spread Networks has opened for business offering a low-latency, dark fibre private network connection between New York and Chicago with a guaranteed round trip latency of 13.33 milliseconds, a couple of milliseconds below currently available commercial services.