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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in January 2010
BM&F Bovespa to Switch to New Interface for Mega Bolsa
News  |  1/29/2010  | 
Mega Bolsa, the equities trading platform, is switching over to a new communications interface, that performs ten times faster than the current system.
Fidessa Ready With High-Speed Interface To Korea
News  |  1/27/2010  | 
New development is a pioneering initiative to the Korean market, where many systems continue to run under limited speed, according to a release.
High Frequency Equities Trading: From the U.S. to Asia?
Commentary  |  1/27/2010  | 
The adoption of HFT in Europe is less than here in the U.S. but is growing while at the same time, HFT will most certainly expand in Asia over the next several years.
Voltaire Announces Industry's First 40 Gb/s InfiniBand Switch
News  |  1/26/2010  | 
Delivers sub-microsecond latency in a compact device and is ideal for co-located low-latency trading, vendor says.
Thomson Reuters Expands Numerix Pricing Model Coverage
News  |  1/26/2010  | 
Numerix announced that Thomson Reuters will extend Numerix’s vanilla-exotics pricing solutions and risk analytics in Thomson Reuters Kondor+ Suite and TopOffice solutions.
CQG Adds Nasdaq OMX Nordic Market Data
News  |  1/25/2010  | 
Customers can access real-time and historical market data for Nasdaq OMX Nordic derivatives, and trading access is slated for later this year.
SunGard Launches U.K. Broker To Fuel European Expansion
News  |  1/25/2010  | 
SunGard Global Execution Services targets sponsored access in European markets, DMA and clearing services to high frequency trading firms.
Goral Trading Licenses OneTick Database
News  |  1/25/2010  | 
Goral Trading Company, an asset management firm, has licensed OneMarketData’s OneTick Database for tick data management and analytics to capture, retrieve, store and analyze its financial tick data.
Neonet Will Open Hong Kong Office
News  |  1/21/2010  | 
Hong Kong office will strengthen its execution services in the Asian region.
Exegy Offers Low Latency Data from Omega ATS
News  |  1/19/2010  | 
The Exegy Ticker Plant has added market data feed handlers to process data from Canada's Omega ATS to attract high frequency traders.
TMX Group Implements New Order Entry Gateway
News  |  1/15/2010  | 
TMX Group has completed the implementation of its new TSX Quantum Order Entry Gateway to support the increase in messaging rates and performance demands from its trading community.
Jefferies Joins Tradeweb Marketplaces
News  |  1/14/2010  | 
Jefferies has joined Tradeweb as a liquidity provider in its U.S. Treasury and European government bond marketplaces.
ConvergEx Opens Sydney Office for its Eze OMS
News  |  1/13/2010  | 
ConvergEx Group has opened a new sales office for its Eze OMS in Sydney and appointed Chris O’Connor head of Australian sales for the product.
10 Trends That Are Reshaping the Wall Street Back Office
News  |  1/12/2010  | 
With new regulations on the way and calls for greater scrutiny and transparency into how financial instruments are priced and cleared, the importance of a strong back office is destined to receive a lift this year. Here are 10 developments that are reshaping Wall Street's operations departments and the technology they use.
Newedge Announces Organizational Changes
News  |  1/12/2010  | 
Newedge announced that Laurent Cunin has been appointed Head of the Asia Pacific region, replacing Pierre Gay, who has been named Global Head of Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC).
Gelber Group Selects OneTick
News  |  1/11/2010  | 
Chicago-based Gelber Group has selected OneTick, for tick data management and analytics.
Emergent Selects Derivatives.com for Risk
News  |  1/11/2010  | 
Emergent Asset Management has selected Imagine Software’s Derivatives.com service to deliver risk management for its funds.
An Examination of 2010 IT Spending: The World Isn't Flat
Commentary  |  1/8/2010  | 
While overall IT spending may appear flat, analysis of underlying spending patterns reveals some definite strategic ripples.
Exclusive: 2010 IT Spending to Rise 6%, CIOs Cautiously Optimistic
News  |  1/8/2010  | 
Capital markets firms will spend almost $42 billon on technology globally in 2010, up from an expected $39.7 billion in 2009 and $41.8 billion in 2008, according to a soon-to-be-released study from Aite Group.
Charles River Development Releases Version 9.1 of IMS
News  |  1/7/2010  | 
New version integrates OMS/ EMS into a single platform, supports high-volume wealth management accounts and unveils performance measurement module.
Aite Group Expands Capital Markets Coverage with New Hires
News  |  1/6/2010  | 
Aite Group has hired Fritz McCormick and Simmy Grewal as senior analysts in its Institutional Securities & Investment practice to enhance its capital markets coverage.
Phillips Named CEO of Chi-East
News  |  1/6/2010  | 
Ned Phillips has been appointed chief executive officer of Chi-East, the joint venture of Chi-X Global and Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX).
Pricing Partners Launches ABS Valuation Tools
News  |  1/5/2010  | 
Pricing Partners has released several new tools for ABS valuation, enabling users to value similar or derived products like CDOs of ABS, RMBS and more.
SunGard Deploys Low Latency Market Data Servers for GLNet
News  |  1/4/2010  | 
Rolling out in 2010, SunGard's new MDD servers address sharp increases in market data volumes and respond to multi-venue, fragmented liquidity environment.

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