California’s Push Technology, which provides real-time data streaming and messaging solutions, has partnered with London-based Baker Technology, a specialist user interface software engineering firm that builds bespoke trading systems for global investment banks and exchanges. Through the partnership, Baker will use Push’s Diffusion Real-Time API Management platform to provide a single, secure, unified gateway for distributing and synchronizing shared data models out to their on-premise and cloud-based trading systems built in HTML5. Financial service firms will be able to outsource UI development to Baker – while using Diffusion, Baker can reduce the development time it spends writing the network stack to connect their user interfaces to a variety of data services.
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