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Vhayu Targets Velocity at Fixed Income Market

Vhayu has introduced Vhayu Velocity for Fixed Income, delivering real-time analytics and storage for fixed income market data. Several European financial institutions have deployed Velocity for Fixed...
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Low Latency Crowd Braces For Hardware Acceleration

The era of software-based market data systems running on generic server and desktop hardware is now well through its second decade. The lifeblood of any large trading floor flows through the veins of...
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QuantHouse Acquires Trading Strategy Tools

Low latency specialist QuantHouse has acquired Smartquant, and has rebranded its offerings as QuantFactory. Smartquant's trading strategies development tools enable users to develop, back test,...
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HVB Prop Desks Leverage Kx Systems’s KDB+

From A-Team Group’s Transaction Networks & Technologies, February 2007: HypoVereinsbank (HVB), part of the Unicredit Group, has gone into production with a cross-asset database system built using...
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Chi-X Trumpets 10 Ms Latency

From A-Team Group’s Transaction Networks & Technologies, February 2007: The roundtrip latency of pan-European equity ATS Instinet Chi-X has been measured at 10 milliseconds in a series of tests...
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FPL Releases Fast 1.1; Opra is Early Adopter

From A-Team Group’s Market Data Insight, January 2007: FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL) has released version 1.1 of its FIX Adapted for Streaming (Fast) Protocol data compaction methodology. FPL calls the...
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Fixnetix Unveils Hosted Low-Latency Service

From A-Team Group’s Market Data Insight, January 2007: London-based Fixnetix Ltd. last month quietly unveiled its iX-Direct so-called ultra low-latency data service. The new hosted service uses Level...
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Nyfix Taps Skyler For New Order Book

From A-Team Group’s Transaction Networks & Technologies, January 2007: Nyfix Inc has implemented Skyler Technology’s C3 Database for its new order book server to handle what it terms “drastically...
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Platform and GigaSpaces Ink Technology, Marketing Agreement

Platform Computing and GigaSpaces Technologies have entered into a joint marketing and technical development agreement to integrate Platform's enterprise-wide grid resource management solutions with...
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Euronext To Offer Faster Equities Trading

From early 2007, Euronext will offer a cash trading platform capable of handling up to 10 times current volumes at 20 times the speed, early tests of the system have shown.