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Enterprise Structure from Hyannis Port Research brings Buy-Side Benefits

In April 2018, US-based capital markets infrastructure technology provider Hyannis Port Research (HPR) expanded into the European market to offer high-tech multi-jurisdictional solutions for European investment banks and major buy-side funds. With an approach based around an end-to-end offering, the firm brings its experience with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Rule 15c3-5 on…

Metamako Adds MetaProtect Firewall to Portfolio of FPGA Network Appliances

Metamako has extended its portfolio of field programmable gate array (FPGA) enabled network solutions with MetaProtect Firewall, a network appliance designed to deliver ultra-fast firewall protection and solve problems including situations where a firewall is mandatory but ultra-low latency and high port density are also required. The firewall solution takes Metamako into the security space…

WH Trading Uses QuantHouse for Low-Latency Global Market Access

WH Trading, a tech-savvy global proprietary trading firm, is using QuantHouse solutions QuantLINK and QuantFEED to support low-latency global market access. The Chicago based firm, which trades futures and options markets across US, Europe and Asia, is using QuantLINK, QuantHouse’s ultra-low latency 40G network, to enable market access and delivery of market data at low…

NovaSparks Offers FPGA Optimised Market Data Distribution for Microwave Networks

Field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data distribution company NovaSparks has developed patent pending bandwidth shaping and market data conflation mechanisms that allow its FPGA ticker plant, NovaTick, to automatically adapt its output data rate to meet microwave networks’ strict bandwidth requirements. Transmitting market data updates over microwave networks is notoriously challenging due to the…

Challenges and Opportunities of Cloud Solutions in the Trading Environment

Once a data security concern and now a popular processing option, cloud computing is becoming an integral element of trading infrastructure, but it does have limits when it comes to high-performance trading. The potential of cloud technology in the trading environment was discussed recently during an A-Team Group webinar moderated by Intelligent Trading Technology editor…

Potential and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence in the Trading Environment

Earlier this month, HSBC made headlines when it confirmed it will use UK start-up Quantexa’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to root out money laundering across its operations – the bank’s latest move in a multi-billion pound programme to fight financial crime. This seal of approval by HSBC has focused attention on the…

QuantHouse Adds Trade and Book Updates Synchronisation Feature to Data Feeds

QuantHouse has responded to client requirements with a trade and book updates synchronisation feature that allows trades and book updates to be reconciled when consuming data in real time, or when working with historical data. The feature is available on QuantHouse’s QuantFEED and ConsolidatedFEED, and is focused on feeds from derivatives exchanges. It is currently…

Colt and Celoxica Finalise FPGA-Based Service that Normalises European Data Feeds

Colt Technology Services and Celoxica are making final preparations to bring an FPGA based service that normalises European data feeds with consistent single-digit microsecond latency to market next month. The first content provider Colt is connected to, and will provide normalised data from, is Deutsche Börse CEF Ultra+ Eurex, a source of Eurex derivatives instruments….

NetXpress Deploys Metamako Switches for Low-Latency Native Market Access

NetXpress, a provider of market connectivity and managed services, is rolling out Metamako ultra-low latency Layer 1 and FPGA-enabled switches to deliver native market access to trading clients including banks, hedge funds and proprietary trading shops. The company will also use the Metamako technology to support additional functionality that results in time and cost savings,…

CMC Markets Joins QuantHouse API Ecosystem

QuantHouse continues to build out its API Ecosystem with the addition of CMC Markets. This will give financial firms within the ecosystem easy and efficient access to CMC’s platform, which supports trading in global single stock constituents, equity indices, FX, commodities and treasury derivatives. Recent additions to the qh API Ecosystem include Jane Street Financial’s…