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JSE Preps Co-Lo Center

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will open a co-location center on its premises in May, to reduce network latency for clients from 2,400 microseconds at...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 09 Apr 2014

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Fixnetix Co-Founder Moore Becomes Non-Exec

Alasdair Moore, a co-founder of UK-based low-latency data and trading infrastructure provider Fixnetix is stepping down from his executive role as business development director at the vendor and will take up a new non-executive position on Fixnetix's...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 07 Mar 2014


Perseus Nabs Fixnetix's Bertoli for Chief Marketing Role

Low-latency long-haul fiber and microwave network provider Perseus Telecom has hired Karen Bertoli as chief marketing officer, based in the vendor's Miami, Fla office and reporting to chief executive Jock Percy.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 12 Feb 2014


2013 Review: Traders Weigh Importance of Fast Data vs Big Data

While still a focus for high-frequency traders with latency-sensitive strategies, the latency arms race appeared to have reached a stalemate in 2013, with low latency a necessity but ultra-low latency more of an expensive luxury, with some firms seemingly...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 20 Dec 2013


Fixnetix Begins Asia-Pac Push with Equinix Global Partnership Deal

UK-based low-latency data and trading infrastructure provider Fixnetix and datacenter provider Equinix have signed a global partnership agreement to "promote and extend" the availability of Fixnetix's datafeeds within Equinix's global financial services...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 13 Nov 2013


Fixnetix Expands Data, Risk Connectivity

Managed market data, trading connectivity and risk technology vendor Fixnetix has added low-latency connectivity to three new marketplaces, becoming an extranet connectivity provider for pan-European equities multilateral trading facility Aquis Exchange,...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 23 Sep 2013


Ex-7Ticks' Richardson to Head Custom Connect UK

Netherlands-based fiber and microwave network provider Custom Connect has hired Gareth Richardson as general manager and director of its recently-opened UK subsidiary office in London, Custom Connect Ventures UK, to lead UK-based sales activities. Richardson...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 08 Jul 2013


Fixnetix Adds Canadian Data

UK-based low-latency data and trading infrastructure provider Fixnetix has begun offering access to market data from the marketplaces operated by Canadian exchange group TMX -- including the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select,...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 28 Feb 2013

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Fixnetix Expands Rackwise IT Management Deal to Support Datacenter Growth

Low-latency managed data and trading technology provider Fixnetix has expanded its use of datacenter infrastructure management solutions from Folsom, Calif.-based Rackwise to improve its management of existing technology infrastructure assets deployed...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 27 Feb 2013


Opening Cross: How the Right Name Can Help Win the Oscar

How bad does Hugh Jackman want an Oscar? Pretty bad, apparently: he’s willing to dress up as best actor Oscar rival Daniel Day-Lewis—nominated for his role in Lincoln—on The Late Show with David Letterman to get that gold statuette with his name...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 25 Feb 2013

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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