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Fending Off the FAANGS Using High-Performance Switch Technology

A story we published some years ago suggesting that Google was looking at making an acquisition in the real-time market data space sparked unprecedented interest from our readership and to this day remains one of our most viewed articles. Since then, the generic financial services space has seen the arrival of a raft of interlopers…

TradingTech Summit: Find Out How to Use Cloud to Maximise Compute Performance

Adoption of cloud computing continues to increase as trading firms pursue maximum compute performance – but it is not all plain sailing with problems including making the right decisions on what to put in the cloud, integrating legacy systems, and overcoming ongoing concerns about cloud security, hacks and breaches. Ahead of next week’s A-Team Group…

Kx Offers kdb+ Time Series Database on Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Kx, a division of First Derivatives, is offering its kdb+ time series database on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an important step forward for kdb+ customers that plan to migrate existing applications to the cloud and develop new cloud-based applications. Firms moving kdb+ development to AWS will be able to build and scale systems…

Transaction Network Services Firms Up Secure Cloud Connect with Azure

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions, is enhancing its Secure Cloud Connect solution with connectivity to Microsoft Azure. Firms using Azure can easily establish connectivity between all the markets, global exchanges, and other organisations that make up TNS’s 2,100 endpoints. Jeff Mezger, director of product management at TNS,…

Refinitiv Taps Influx DB for Cloud-Based Trading Analytics

Refinitiv has selected Influx DB to help build additional cloud-based analytics services. The initiative is part of a wider move to shift delivery of Refinitiv services, including real-time and other data, to a service-oriented cloud-based platform requiring minimal client-side equipment or maintenance. The InfluxDB analytics will add to the company’s Velocity Analytics and QA Direct…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

Equities Trading Solutions: to Buy or Build?

Why you need a mix of third-party and in-house technology, and how to get it right By: Steve Grob, CMO, ION Capital Markets, Fidessa Since the global financial crisis, top-tier equities trading businesses have been contending with a mounting series of challenges. Volumes have flattened. Commissions have fallen. Regulation has tightened. Meanwhile, the rise of…

Neueda Jumps into Product Space with Scrutiny Test Automation Tool

Belfast-based trading technology specialists Neueda has launched Scrutiny, a front-office applications test automation platform that allows trading firms to reduce time to market and cost of ownership. The release marks a significant step by the services-led provider into a more product-led strategy with a pipeline of additional capabilities for future release. Neueda specialises in helping…

Refinitiv and Tradeweb Renew Data Agreement, But Where Next for Tradeweb?

Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, has renewed an agreement with Tradeweb Markets to make Tradeweb market data, including additional datasets, available for exclusive redistribution. The expanded, multi-year agreement enables financial professionals to access Tradeweb data across multiple Refinitiv platforms and solutions, based on the user’s individual preferences and workflow requirements….

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…