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TNS Adds Peer-to- Peer Virtual Private Network Solution

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is offering a peer-to-peer (P2P) virtual private network (VPN) solution that is designed to provide low-cost, secure connectivity to the TNS Secure Trading Extranet. As a simplified P2P VPN solution, it should also help firms reduce the total cost of ownership of VPN estates, while allowing TNS clients to reach the…

Talking TradingTech with Andrew Delaney: Inside Bloomberg’s London Campus – The End of the Data Centre?

Bloomberg’s new London HQ, which opened last year on the site of the old Bucklersbury House between Cannon Street and Bank station, has been lauded by pundits for its innovative and appealing architectural and ergonomic design. Gone are the tanks of piranhas (at least we didn’t see any when we were there) in favour of…

IHS Markit Partners with Itiviti in Buy-Side Trading and Connectivity Initiative

IHS Markit will be working in a strategic partnership with Itiviti to deliver a new service to administer FIX connectivity, to enhance the managed service version of thinkFolio, an order and portfolio management solution (OMS/PMS) from IHS Markit, and to respond to the rising demand for cloud-based investment management platforms. Combined, the Itiviti’s NYFIX connectivity…

BSO Partners AWS to Deliver Hybrid Cloud Solution

BSO has partnered AWS (Amazon Web Services) to enable customers to connect to the AWS cloud from multiple data centres, offices and colocation environments through the AWS Direct Connect Service (DCS). BSO customers can connect to the AWS on-demand cloud and on-demand services from 100+ PoPs that are part of BSO’s network infrastructure. The BSO…

Hyannis Port Research Releases Omnibot For High Performance Electronic Trading

HPR (Hyannis Port Research), a provider of capital markets infrastructure technologies, has released Omnibot, a networking device that integrates market access, risk management, data and latency capture functionality into a multi-application switch. Combining FPGA-based risk hardware and a network switch within a single device, HPR describes the result as a ‘net -zero latency solution that…

Linear Investments Partners Integral to Expand FX Platform

Prime broker and hedge fund incubator Linear Investments has reached an agreement with Integral that will provide Linear clients with the same level of functionality for FX it already offers for equities, derivatives, and fixed income services. The deployment of Integral’s cloud-based BankFX has enabled Linear Investments to customise its FX platform with sophisticated pricing…

FIX Plans Broader Asset Class Coverage and Move into Back-Office Trade Settlement

FIX is extending its reach with plans to broaden asset class coverage and introduce the FIX messaging protocol into back-office settlement workflows between both asset managers and custodians, and brokers and custodians. These developments are being overseen by the Global Post-Trade Working Group within the FIX Trading Community and are designed to standardise workflows and…

Tremblant Capital Selects LiquidityBook

Tremblant Capital has selected LiquidityBook’s SaaS based LBX Buy Side as its portfolio, order and execution management system, with LBX Connect integrated as its FIX routing network. Tremblant is using LBX Buy Side to support its multi-asset trading workflow. It replaces an existing system that was implemented 16 years ago soon after Tremblant’s inception. The…

Deutsche Boerse and TNS Partner to Add Eurex and Xetra Connectivity

Deutsche Boerse and Transaction Network Services (TNS) have partnered to add Eurex and Xetra connectivity for the TNS financial community and help Deutsche Boerse expand its reach in key European markets. The agreement allows TNS, which provides connectivity, managed hosting and colocation services, to establish connections to Eurex and Xetra. Firms wanting to be close…

Options Extends Business Operations in New Zealand and Australia

Options has opened an office in Auckland, New Zealand, marking expansion of the firm’s business operations in New Zealand and Australia. The Auckland office is part of an ongoing, global initiative to bring the firm’s sales, operations, account management and support teams closer to key customers in the region. In addition to Options’ Hong Kong…