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Bohemian Rhapsody: CIO Michal Sanak Leads Prague's RSJ with Smart Speed

RSJ, tucked on the left bank of the Vltava River in the Czech capital of Prague, has quietly become one of the world’s most active proprietary trading...

Waters | Feature | People | 09 Jan 2014


National Bank Financial Deploys NovaSparks FPGAs

Canadian investment bank National Bank Financial, a subsidiary of the National Bank of Canada, has rolled out French data technology provider NovaSparks' FPGA Matrix feed handler framework─which delivers deterministic "wire-to-memory" and order book-building...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 04 Nov 2013

Quincy Taps NovaSparks FPGA for QED

Low-latency connectivity provider Quincy Data is rolling out data technology vendor NovaSparks' FPGA book-building solution for Nasdaq OMX's TotalView-ITCH feed, to upgrade its QED (Quincy Extreme Data) microwave network between Nasdaq's Carteret, NJ...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 25 Jul 2013


STAC, NovaSparks Test New M1 Benchmark

The Securities Technology Analysis Center, a provider of data technology benchmarks and testing services, has released a new version of its STAC-M1 benchmark for feed handler performance, and has conducted the first test with a vendor solution to ratify...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 03 Jun 2013


2012 Review: Users Eye Internal Projects, Intelligence

Continued economic uncertainty and budget constraints led many firms to seek to leverage existing investments more and focus their efforts on new fees and policies from suppliers, such as CME Group’s 15 percent fee increase (IMD, Feb. 20), or FTSE’s...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Dec 2012


Asperatus Deploys NovaSparks FPGA via Fixnetix

London-based hedge fund Asperatus Capital has rolled out hardware-accelerated feed handlers from French FPGA data technology provider NovaSparks, provided as a managed service from UK-based low-latency data infrastructure, trading and risk technology...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 15 Nov 2012


Orc Taps NovaSparks to Cut Feed Handler Latency

Swedish trading technology vendor Orc Software has slashed the latency of market data capture and processing within its Liquidator algorithmic trading engine, by replacing in-house feed handlers with FPGA-based feed handler and data processing appliances...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Feeds & Handlers | 29 Oct 2012


NovaSparks Nabs Kontopidis for Product Development

French FPGA feed handler vendor NovaSparks has hired George Kontopidis as executive vice president of product development, based in NovaSpark's US headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. and responsible for overseeing the expansion of the vendor's datafeed product...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 12 Oct 2012


NovaSparks Installs Kontopodis

Field-programmable gate array (FPGA) vendor NovaSparks has hired George Kontopodis as its executive vice president of product development.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 12 Oct 2012


NovaSparks FPGA Squeezes Lime Latency

Wedbush's Lime business deploys NoveSparks FPGA technology to deliver low- and deterministic-latency data to meet client demand and expand client base.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 18 Jun 2012

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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