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EBS Readies Next-generation EBS Direct Platform

EBS, a provider of electronic trading platforms and technology services in foreign exchange markets, and part of CME Group, has launched a next-generation EBS Direct platform with enhanced capacity and speed that will deliver round trip processing times below 50 microseconds. The platform is in beta-testing and is designed to offer faster market data and…

Recorded Webinar: Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud

Migration of financial apps and data to the cloud is well underway as financial institutions take the opportunity to cut the cost of running systems on premise, scale as and when required, and spin up test environments quickly and inexpensively. Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud is a different and more difficult proposition….

Vela Expands on Plans to Extend Reach of SuperFeed and Add New Data Types

Vela’s investment in its SuperFeed market data feed will extend the feed’s reach and add new data types, but what is the rationale behind the roadmap? We caught up with Vela CEO Jen Nayar to find out more. While SuperFeed already delivers high-quality normalised real-time market data and offers a blend of fast delivery and…

Addressing the Data Issues of Best Execution Under MiFID II and Other Global Regulations

By Peter Lawrey, CEO at Chronicle Software. Regulated trading systems need to record the reasons behind every decision they make with minimal impact on performance. Chronicle Software has worked with investment banks and hedge funds to deliver trading services with a record everything model and low microsecond latencies. Today’s more stringent regulatory environment is placing…

Equinix Takes Platform Approach to Solving Client Problems

Equinix is developing a platform-based approach to solving client problems. The platform will host next-generation services and continues the company’s journey, which started in 1998 with the offer of data centres and moved on to provide solutions including interconnection and cloud services, as well as a focus on developing a capital markets ecosystem. The modular…

Anova Partners NovaSparks to Deliver Sub Microsecond Market Data Processing Latency

Anova Financial Networks, an international carrier and market data provider, has partnered NovaSparks, a field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data company, to provide customers with an optimised and best-of-breed market data service connecting the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to the New Jersey Equity Triangle. The service, MicroFeed, deploys NovaSparks’ NovaTick ticker plant that conflates…

Pico Reaches Agreement to Acquire Corvil, Plans Corvil-as-a-Service

Pico has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Corvil, a deal that will create a powerhouse providing managed trading technology services underpinned by sophisticated real-time performance analytics. The acquisition will combine Pico’s trading technology services with Corvil’s performance monitoring and analytics products to help clients gain greater insight into Pico’s managed electronic trading environments. Existing…

Cost of Trading Infrastructure Goes Down as Demand for Lower Latency Goes Up

The cost of technology to optimise trading infrastructure is going down, but that doesn’t mean demand for increasingly low-latency solutions is going down too. A panel at A-Team Group’s recent TradingTech Summit in New York City discussed the issues of optimisation for high performance under the auspices of moderator Greg Piesco, associate partner at Citihub…

Pico Pushes on to Fulfil Global Expansion Plan

Pico, a provider of infrastructure, connectivity, cloud technology, data and analytics services, has a global expansion plan and is pushing on to fulfil it with an additional 20 colocation facilities due to be up and running across Asia this year, expansion of its PicoNet proprietary network, hybrid connectivity options including radio transmission, and ongoing developments…

ASX Adds Liquid-Based Cooling Pods at Australian Liquidity Centre

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is opening its first high-density pod at its colocation data centre, the Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC). The pod is designed to meet customer demand for high-density power combined with efficient cooling and can deliver up to 24 kilowatts of power into an individual cabinet. The pod provides customers the same…