Nasdaq Quiet on New FPGA Feed Outages

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Adam Honoré, research director at Aite Group

Nasdaq OMX took its new hardware-enabled TotalView-ITCH FPGA datafeed offline for periods of time on consecutive days last week, after the feed experienced undisclosed issues and interruptions.

At 2:55pm last Tuesday, Aug. 21, Nasdaq alerted data subscribers and traders that the feed was experiencing an issue, and advised firms to use their multicast ITCH feed as a backup, later advising that the feed would likely remain offline for the remainder of the day.

At 10:23am on Wednesday, Aug. 22, Nas

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