Nasdaq Rolls Out SIP Feed Resiliency, Latency Improvements

The moves are designed to make the SIP's infrastructure more robust and lessen the chance of any market-wide impact from technical issues.

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The production launch of the new feed took place on Monday, Oct. 24, after user acceptance testing and a period of running the new binary feed in parallel alongside the old ASCII-format feeds between July and October.

The move follows an incident on Aug. 22, 2013 when Nasdaq was forced to halt trading for part of the day after technical issues affected its ability to distribute data to the SIP that processes the UTP consolidated feed. Following the incident, the UTP Operating Committee tendered

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