2020 Award Categories

USA

June 2020


#TTIAwards

This year's TradingTech Insight Awards USA 2020 Categories and Descriptions

Nominations for TradingTech Insight Awards USA can be made by financial institutions, our advisory board and the TradingTech solution providers themselves in the following categories:

Best Low Latency Data Feed – Direct

Vendors of low-latency delivery systems for direct data feeds from exchanges and other trading venues

Best Low Latency Data Feed – Managed

Vendors of low-latency data feed delivery systems that are offered on a managed services basis.

Best Consolidated Market Data Feed

Vendors of consolidated market data feeds.

Best Solution for the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)

Vendors of solutions for addressing the upcoming CAT requirement.

Best High Performance Data Feed Handler – Software

Vendors of software-based low latency data feed handlers.

Best High Performance Data Feed Handler – Hardware

Vendors of hardware-based low latency data feed handlers.

Best Machine-Readable News Supplier

Vendors of machine-readable news for consumption by trading algorithms, analytics and execution systems.

Best Alternative Data Consolidator

Vendors of delivery systems (feeds and platforms) for alternative data services

Best Cloud-Based Market Data Delivery Solution

Vendors of market data delivery solutions hosted in a public cloud environment.

Best Cloud-Based Trading Environment

Vendors of cloud-based solutions supporting in-cloud trading applications and computing

Best Managed Services Provider for Trading

Vendors providing trading-related capabilities on a managed services basis.

Best Overall Market Data Provider

Vendors of comprehensive real-time market data services and related financial information for traders via terminal or data feed/API.

Best Market Data Inventory Platform

Vendors of platforms for managing subscriptions and entitlements to market data and other financial information services.

Best Specialist Market Data Consultancy

Consultancies providing advice on sourcing and management of market data for trading firms.

Best Trading Analytics Platform

Vendors of analytics solutions for the trading environment.

Best Agency Broker Technology Suite

Electronic trading tools and services provided by agency brokerage firms.

Best Exchange or Trading Venue Technology Suite

Electronic trading tools and services provided by exchanges or other trading venues.

Best Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) Tool

Vendors of transaction cost analysis (TCA) tools.

Best Trade-Reporting Solution

Vendors of trade-reporting mechanisms for compliance with MiFID II, EMIR and other regulations.

Best Sell-Side EMS

Vendors of execution management systems (EMS) to investment banks, broker/dealers and other sell-side financial institutions.

Best Buy-Side EMS

Vendors of execution management systems (EMS) to asset managers, hedge funds and other buy-side financial institutions.

Best Sell-Side OMS

Vendors of order management systems (OMS) to investment banks, broker/dealers and other financial institutions.

Best Buy-Side OMS

Vendors of order management systems (OMS) to asset managers, hedge funds and other buy-side financial institutions.

Best Trading Solution for Foreign Exchange (FX) Markets

Vendors of trading solutions for trading in currencies and FX derivatives.

Best Trading Solution for Fixed Income Markets

Vendors of trading solutions for trading in bonds and rates markets.

Best Trading Solution for Listed Securities (Equities, Derivatives)

Vendors of trading solutions for trading in equities and futures & options.

Best Smart Order Routing System

Vendors of smart order routing (SOR) solutions that automate the selection of best available trading venues and are designed to improve fill rates and trade execution

Best Pre-Trade Risk Controls Provider

Vendors of pre-trade checking systems to prevent breach of agreed trader limits.

Best Independent Proximity Hosting Data Centre Operator

Operators of data centres supporting proximity hosting and low-latency connections to exchanges and other trading venues

Best Trading Infrastructure Monitoring Platform

Vendors of solutions for performance monitoring and trouble-shooting for trading infrastructures

Best High Performance Network Services Provider

Vendors providing low-latency network services for trading connectivity.

Best Specialist Trading Technology/Infrastructure Consultancy

Consultancies providing advice on the infrastructure and technology requirements for trading firms.