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Connectivity & Networks

Connectivity & Networks

Waters Technology’s extensive coverage of Connectivity & Networks features expert analysis, news, opinion, interviews & special reports on the business issues facing Data Delivery Technologies, Data Display & Analytics, Data Feeds & Handlers, Hosting & Co-location and Latency professionals across the financial market IT, trading technology and data landscape.

Connectivity & Networks News, Commentary & Analysis from Waters Technology


Opening Cross: US Bans ‘Unfair’ HFT, Low Latency (April Fool! But Don’t Be Fooled About HFT)

US lawmakers have announced new legislation outlawing high-frequency trading—defined as any trade that holds a position for less than one second—and new initiatives to crack down on low-latency distribution of market data, defined as any data packet...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 07 Apr 2014


Metamako Updates MetaConnect Switch, Touts STAC Stats

Startup Australian low-latency technology provider Metamako has made a number of updates to its MetaConnect switch, to make it easier for exchanges and high-frequency trading firms to manage the switch in an enterprise environment.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 07 Apr 2014


Pico Buys SpryWare for Data Tools; Preps Integration, International Expansion

New York-based agency broker and trading infrastructure provider Pico Quantitative Trading has acquired Chicago-based ticker plant, feed handler and historical data store vendor SpryWare, in a move to strengthen its data technology assets and expand its...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 04 Apr 2014


MarketPrizm Taps BT Vet Man for Asia Sales

Veteran data and financial network executive Richard Man joined Colt-owned trading and data infrastructure provider MarketPrizm in March as head of sales for the Asia-Pacific region.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 03 Apr 2014


MarketPrizm and Fusion Join Up for Asia-Pac Market Gateway

MarketPrizm, a UK-based provider of market data and trading infrastructure services, is teaming up with Fusion Systems, a Hong Kong-based trading systems provider, to offer a low-latency market gateway and trading risk management solution, deployed in...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Connectivity & Networks | 03 Apr 2014


MarketPrizm, Fusion Ally for Asia Managed Low-Latency Data

London-based market data and trading infrastructure services provider MarketPrizm is partnering with Hong Kong-headquartered technology vendor Fusion Systems to offer a joint low-latency trading gateway and risk management solution for Fusion's clients...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 03 Apr 2014


Nasdaq, Chaikin Ally for Alpha-Enhanced Indexes

Philadelphia-based investment analytics provider Chaikin Analytics has partnered with Nasdaq OMX to develop three new equal-weighted US equity indexes that are designed to outperform their respective benchmarks.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 03 Apr 2014


Nasdaq Adopts SevOne Latency Performance Monitoring

Nasdaq OMX will roll out Wilmington, Del.-based network performance monitoring provider SevOne's platform to monitor its datacenters and low-latency networks in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 02 Apr 2014


Kx Launches Developer Site, Offers Free Software Access

Tick database and time-series analytics provider Kx Systems has unveiled a developer community website to support developers using the vendor's Kdb+ database.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 02 Apr 2014


EBS Rolls out White-Labeled NetDania App

EBS, the foreign exchange brokerage platform of interdealer broker Icap, is rolling out a white-labeled version of Danish foreign exchange data display and trading technology provider NetDania's FX and stocks mobile app.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 01 Apr 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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