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Tradier Bows No-Cost ‘Sandbox' Environment for Startup Developers

Tradier, a cloud-based brokerage platform operator and provider of a supporting data, trading and analytics application hosted environment, has unveiled...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 17 Jul 2014


Opening Cross: Looking for Data (and Beer) in All the Right Places

Over the July 4 long weekend, I strolled around the new residential skyscrapers built along the Long Island City waterfront, and the redeveloped Gantry Plaza State Park overlooking the East River and the UN building. A few blocks inland, in a parking...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 14 Jul 2014


Tick Data Bows Cloud Data Storage, Access

Historical tick-level trade and quote data provider Tick Data has introduced cloud-hosted options to allow firms without large IT and storage infrastructures to access and run analytics on the vendor's full tick history.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 10 Jul 2014


Lucena Moves QuantDesk Databases to Amazon Cloud

Atlanta, GA-based decision support analytics provider Lucena Research is migrating the infrastructure behind its QuantDesk predictive analytics platform to the Amazon Web Services cloud, to provide greater scalability to support its expanding customer...

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


Barchart Expands Web Services Data

Chicago-based data vendor Barchart.com has released a number of new web services APIs for commodity futures data via its Barchart OnDemand service, which leverages Amazon Web Services' cloud.

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 12 Jun 2014


Opening Cross: Everything Comes at a Cost, Even Cloud

Any discussion of return on investment relies on the ability to measure two things: the return generated, and the amount spent to achieve it. In the world of market data, the question is, “How much money can I make as a result of buying and using dataset...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 02 Jun 2014

Nasdaq technical glitch hits Apple Facebook and Microsoft

Nasdaq Guts FinQloud, Amazon Web Services Gets Clients

Nasdaq OMX is scrapping parts of its FinQloud financial services-dedicated cloud computing service, handing off some components to partner Amazon Web Services—which provides the underlying cloud infrastructure—and ending support for other key aspects...

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


Max Bowie: Same Cloud, Different Crowd

With still as many viewpoints on cloud computing as there are implementations, can cost benefits trump security concerns? Max asks whether recent cloud migrations by US regulators Finra and the Securities and Exchange Commission will help overcome these...

Waters | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 30 May 2014


Finra CIO Randich Says Hands On Cloud, Hands Off HFT

By his own admission, Finra CIO Steve Randich is engaged in a public relations campaign. Finra, the huge self-regulatory organization (SRO) overseeing most of the US market, isn't well-thought of in banking circles despite boasting an IT staff of 1,000....

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 30 May 2014


Volta, Venus Offer Co-Lo with AWS

Datacenter provider Volta Data Centres and fiber network vendor Venus Business Communications have partnered to offer enhanced hybrid co-location solutions via Amazon Web Services at Volta's Great Sutton Street datacenter in London, in a move to provide...

Inside Market Data | News | Hosting & Co-location | 27 May 2014

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