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Velocimetrics Cuts Costs with Software Only Network Monitoring and Cloud Traffic Storage

Velocimetrics has released stream2Cloud, a software only network monitoring and traffic storage solution that can be used across multiple sites and provides access to real-time enterprise analytics. The solution is based on tried and tested Velocimetrics technology, such as network traffic capture protocol decoders developed for real-time analytics. It can be integrated with Velocimetrics’ VMX…

Options Sets Targets Following Investment from Private Equity Firm Abry Partners

Options Technology, a provider of cloud-enabled managed services, plans to accelerate growth strategy, pursue strategic M&A targets, invest in its technology platform and expand its reach to key global financial centres following ‘significant growth investment’ from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Partners. Details of the investment were not disclosed. Founded in 1989, Abry is a…

Network Resilience in Financial Services – Why it Matters and How Firms Can Achieve it

By Alan Stewart-Brown, vice president EMEA, Opengear Firms across the financial services sector are increasingly reliant on IT networks to deliver core services, but this can leave them vulnerable to rapidly escalating security threats. Hacking software is widely available and threats from social engineering, phishing, and malware attacks are an ever-present reality. To alleviate the…

Trading Technologies Contracts SBI Thai Online to Distribute Platform

Trading Technologies International (TT) has contracted with SBI Thai Online, a Bangkok-based broker and subsidiary of SBI Group, to distribute the TT platform to its client base. The agreement will allow SBI Thai Online to provide international clients with access to the Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) via the exchange’s proprietary EMAPI API from within TFEX’s…

TNS Puts Hosting Solution into Interxion, ICE European Liquidity Centre, Equinix LD4 and FR2

Transaction Networks Services (TNS) has strengthened its European network by expanding its managed hosting solution, TNSXpress, at four key data centres in London, Slough, Basildon and Frankfurt. The solution uses the company’s ultra-low latency Layer 1 technology that offers trade executions 10 times faster than traditional Layer 3 architectures, and is available at the Interxion…

QuantHouse Adds DVeX Cash Cryptocurrency Data to API Ecosystem

DVeX, the electronic digital asset exchange operated by DV Chain, is working with QuantHouse to make its real-time and historical data for cash cryptocurrency pairs available through QuantHouse’s API. QuantHouse clients will be able to access market data from DVeX via the QuantFEED API. Streaming data will be disseminated through QuantHouse’s global fibre optic network,…

Avelacom Cuts London to Hong Kong Round Trip Latency to 150 Milliseconds

Avelacom, a Moscow-based provider of low-latency, high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure, has enhanced its high-speed network performance by joining Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEX) ecosystem of network service providers and offering what it claims is the market’s lowest latency route between London and Hong Kong. To facilitate low-latency access to HKEX markets for…

Nomura Selects Pico to Accelerate Growth of Global FX and Rates Businesses

An interesting win for Pico, which has been selected by Nomura to build, host and manage a new platform supporting its latest innovation programmes in foreign exchange (FX) and rates trading businesses. The Nomura FX trading platform is colocated in data centres based in New Jersey (NY4), London (LD4) and Tokyo (TY3). With more efficient…

Citi Cites Rapid Addition FIX Engine Deployment in FX e-Trading Growth

Citi has attributed its recent growth in market share in the electronic trading segment for foreign exchange in part to its deployment of Rapid Addition’s FIX engine and Hub platform. Citi implemented the Rapid Addition capabilities within the new pricing technology it uses in support of its spot FX business, allowing clients to connect via…

Indonesian firm PT Bahana Sekuritas Deploys Itiviti High and Low-touch Trading Solution

PT Bahana Sekuritas (Bahana), a player in Indonesian capital markets, has deployed Itiviti’s high and low-touch trading solution to improve order management capabilities and better serve its regional clients. The Itiviti solution, which includes a highly automated OMS platform, as well as a connectivity and risk management layer, enables Bahana’s equities sales traders to manage…