TradingTech Insight Awards - USA 2021 Winners
15th June 2021
The annual TradingTech Insight Awards – USA recognise excellence in trading solutions and services for capital markets, and focus on vendors providing exceptional and innovative trading infrastructure, technology, and data solutions dedicated to the challenges faced by firms operating in the US trading environment.
This year’s awards were overseen by our independent advisory board who helped shape the categories and review the nominations alongside A-Team Group’s editorial team.
The winners, which range from small to large multi-product vendors, and cover a wide range of solutions and services from low-latency data feeds to market data, surveillance, reporting, cloud, and order and execution management tools and solutions.
Two editor’s recognition awards were also presented. Vijay Bhandari, Technology Principal, Strategy and Innovation Network, at Deutsche Bank received the award for Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Trading Technology Practitioner and Dermot Harriss, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Solutions, at OneMarketData received the Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Trading Technology Vendor Professional.
Thank you to our TradingTech Insight community for taking the time to vote for their preferred providers of trading solutions and services – your opinion is critical to the success of our awards. Finally, our compliments to all our winners, who should be deservedly proud of their achievement in such a closely fought and highly competitive contest.
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A selection of videos from some of our happy winners.
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Editor's Recognition Award for Best Trading Technology Vendor Professional - Dermot Harriss, Senior Vice President - Regulatory Solutions, OneMarketData
Dermot Harriss joined OneMarketData in 2015, and is responsible for delivering solutions that help firms meet their regulatory compliance needs. Mr. Harriss brings over twenty years of financial industry experience from roles involving futures trading, quantitative strategy development, derivatives risk management, program trading, execution services, and technology management.
Best Cloud-Based Trading Environment
Adaptive Financial Consulting
Our experienced teams design and deliver complex front-office solutions, using our proven accelerators, creating long-term competitive advantage for you.
Adaptive’s clients include the world’s leading investment banks, commodities businesses, fintechs and market service providers. A global reach with offices in London, New York, Barcelona and Montreal, we have a proven track record delivering powerful, elegant and intuitive trading platforms using the latest technology and techniques.
Best Trading Solution for Foreign Exchange (FX) Markets
oneZero Financial Systems
oneZero has been a leading innovator in multi-asset class enterprise trading technology for over a decade. Its powerful software encompasses the Hub, EcoSystem and Data Source – three components that together provide a complete trading solution for execution, distribution and analytics. Through reliable connectivity, technology, infrastructure and market access, oneZero empowers financial institutions and brokers to compete effectively in the global financial markets through a globally compliant, liquidity-neutral solution.
Best Trading Solution for Fixed Income Markets
ION is transforming capital markets by delivering end-to-end solutions that simplify business operations, enabling you to maximize access to liquidity, automate the full trade life cycle, and manage risk effectively.
ION provides market data and connectivity to over 350 global venues, covering all asset classes. Our network processes over $23 trillion worth of transactions annually.
ION’s client-centric focus results in lower costs, greater business agility, and excellence in customer service.
Best High Performance Network Services
Founded in 2004 and with a heritage serving the world’s largest financial institutions, BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, serving more than 400 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets such as financial services, technology, energy, ecommerce, media and more. The company owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.
Find out more: www.bso.co
Best Cloud Platform for Trading Applications
IPC is a leading provider of secure, compliant communications and multi-cloud connectivity solutions for the global financial markets
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IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants.
Best Overall Market Data Provider
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.
Best Specialist Market Data Consultancy
West Highland Support Services
West Highland Support Services is a vendor agnostic, global service provider, recognized as an industry authority and thought partner for market data, referential data, technology and professional services for over 20 years.
We integrate and manage market data distribution platforms and our suite of Managed Service offerings & products, enable firms to reduce market data expenditures.
As a company focused solely on helping its customers maximize ROI, clients benefit from our comprehensive industry wide experience.
Best Buy-Side EMS
Our vision is to power the global financial markets with secure and insightful data, powerful automation and unparalleled service. Trusted by 600+ clients and 4,000+ users as their global, multi-asset, broker-neutral order and execution management system, Neovest offers access to global liquidity sources, advanced analytical tools, broker algorithmic trading strategies and unparalleled support to optimize best execution practices across global equities, futures, options and FX markets.
Best Trading Infrastructure Monitoring Platform
Verint® (Nasdaq: VRNT) helps the world’s most iconic brands – including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies – build enduring customer relationships by connecting work, data and experiences across the enterprise. Our financial compliance offerings help organizations address complex challenges, including MiFID II, trading floor compliance, collaboration compliance, proactive compliance, financial compliance, and legal hold.
Best Low Latency Data Feed – Managed
Crosslake Fibre is a leading provider of Network Services and a developer and operator of niche subsea and terrestrial telecommunications networks in North America and Western Europe. Their innovative approach to fibre-optic development is focused on providing Network Service Providers (NSPs), Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and financial enterprise customers with physically diverse, low-latency connectivity over next-generation networks. Crosslake Fibre’s award winning ‘VELOCITY’ Network Trading Platform is a purpose built e-trading network accessing key financial exchanges in North America and Europe.
Best Sell-Side OMS
Horizon Software provides technology that empowers Capital Markets with an open cross-asset trading platform, including advanced functionalities for market making, flow trading, systematic trading and algo trading.
Horizon serves both principal and agency trading, helping investment banks and brokers seize trading opportunities through connectivity to more than 150 cash and derivatives exchanges worldwide. Horizon on-demand platform allows clients to quickly create, test and implement automated trading strategies in real time, in line with its “Trade Your Way” philosophy.
Best Trading Solution for Listed Securities (Equities/Derivatives)
Itiviti provides nearly 2,000 financial institutions worldwide with flexible, cross-asset trading solutions that cover the full trade lifecycle. Through its commitment to technology innovation, relentless pursuit of workflow efficiency and an entrepreneurial culture, Itiviti is disrupting the industry with highly-scalable solutions that deliver unprecedented cost savings for clients.
Best Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) Tool
OneMarketData (aka OneTick) is a leading provider of software solutions for the financial industry. Built by Wall Street experts, the OneTick suite of products is an enterprise-wide tick data capture and storage solution offering analytical modelling tools, global history across equities and futures markets and reference data. In 2015, OneMarketData acquired Tick Data, LLC, the first and leading provider of historical intraday market data, to marry the industry’s most powerful analytics platform with the cleanest, most reliable historical intraday data available.