2020 Award Categories
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.