SIFMA 2008: Vendors Broaden Services, Appeal

For example, Activ Financial announced a partnership with risk consultancy Hanweck Associates to create VoleraFeed, which provides real-time implied volatilities on Activ's low-latency datafeeds for options on equities, indexes and futures. Hanweck connects to the data via Activ's API, runs the calculations on its Volera derivatives analytics engine using Nvidia high-performance graphics processing units, then feeds the information back into Activ's platform for firms to connect to it via th