A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Craig Meyer (pictured) who has been appointed VP of marketing at Exegy.
O’Connor brings experience of both hardware and software-based feed handlers, and a background in trading and market making.
In addition to deals to supply its technology to BNP Paribas and Quincy Data, Enyx has annonuced a performance-boosting overhaul of its underlying FPGA platform.
To support the entire US equities market on one appliance, the vendor's engineering team quadrupled the ticker plant's processing power, officials say.
The "record" numbers of new feed handlers are being driven by European regulations, client deployments in Asia, and new US exchange feeds.
The new handler supports Thomson Reuters' high-frequency Binary Multicast Feed
FPGA ticker vendor claims processing speeds for Bats options markets of less than one microsecond.
NovaSparks has added support for Nasdaq's two Securities Information Processor feeds.
Officials say the integration will eliminate latency associated with the processes of book-building from market data feeds.
The feed handler will allow Redline clients to ingest and normalize data from Quincy's microwave-based feed alongside other data sources.
The new handler extends Redline's coverage to more than 30 venues, and provides an alternative source for prices on LSE-listed stocks.
The new additions covering Asia-Pacific, Scandinavia and Canada bring NovaSparks' total coverage to more than 50 markets worldwide.
The new feed handlers bring the total number of venues supported by Vela to more than 250.
NovaSparks has taken 300 nanoseconds out of its feed-handling process by rewriting its book-building component.
The feed handler gives Redline support for the key electronic US Treasuries markets, following the release of a handler for eSpeed last year.
Integrating Vela's feed handlers will allow Lime to offer its clients access to higher-performance and international data for building and testing trading strategies.
Officials say the trading and data connectivity to BSE is "an important step" in Redline's global exchange expansion.
The new feed handler will allow users to view data from Deutsche Börse's Eurex derivatives exchange alongside data from 150 other global feeds.
The FPGA-to-FPGA link allows users to bypass CPUs that can add latency and processing time.
NovaSparks has designed its own FPGAs to cope with the high-volume, bursty nature of equity options feeds.
Officials say the Group Ticker Plant will serve as the underlying architecture for developing new services in the future.
Redline's ticker plant and feed handlers will support low-latency data from the Mexican exchange.
The low-latency technology vendor is seeing increasing client demand for access to LME's markets.
The vendor is moving ahead with a "refined" development process that combines its own technology with that of its Wombat acquisition.