About a-team Marketing Services
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

Vela Teams Up with Enyx to Deliver Ultra-Low Latency Solutions

Subscribe to our newsletter

Vela, a trading and market access technology provider, has partnered with Enyx, a developer of ultra-low latency products, to provide its clients with access to Enyx’s field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology, initially focused on ultra-low latency market data solutions.

The firms have completed a proof of concept integrating the Enyx nxFeed, an ultra-low latency FPGA-enabled feed handler, into Vela’s software-based feed handlers to deliver wire-speed performance and jitter-free determinism at scale through a single, normalised API to access global markets. This allows Vela’s existing and future feed handler clients to leverage the improved performance of Enyx’s FPGA-powered solutions without the need for further integration as they are provided through Vela’s existing API that already supports over 250 venues.

Ollie Cadman, global head of product management and business operations at Vela, says: “There are specific clients and markets where FPGA technology is a necessity – and that’s a space where we haven’t played before. We’ve always worked at the software level, but there are market and trading strategies at firms that require very deterministic, low-latency profiles, and we want to bring our products into that market. We believe that partnering with Enyx is the best way to do that.”

Laurent de Barry, founder and managing director, trading solutions, at Enyx, notes that the integration of nxFeed into the Vela feed handlers is the first of what are expected to be more opportunities to add FPGA technology to Vela solutions.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Related content

WEBINAR

Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging interoperability: Laying the foundations for unique best-of-breed trading solutions

Date: 23 May 2024 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Interoperability on the trading desk promises more actionable insights, real-time decision making, faster workflows and reduced errors by ensuring data consistency across frequently used applications. But how can these promises be kept in an environment characterised by multiple applications...

BLOG

How Should Stock Analysts Use Prompts for ChatGPT?

Daniel Philps, Head of Rothko Investment Strategies and Co-Leader of Machine Learning at the Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology at Warwick Business School. 2023, termed Generative AI’s ‘breakout year,’ has seen generative AI techniques continually advancing, researchers are exploring new applications and pushing the boundaries of what can be generated. The latest annual McKinsey Global...

EVENT

RegTech Summit London

Now in its 8th year, the RegTech Summit in London will bring together the RegTech ecosystem to explore how the European capital markets financial industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.

GUIDE

Corporate Actions

Corporate actions has been a popular topic of discussion over the last few months, with the DTCC’s plans for XBRL and ISO interoperability, as well as the launch of Swift’s new self-testing service for corporate actions messaging, STaQS, among others. However, it has not been a good start to the year for many of the...