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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in August 2009
Forex Trading Provider Gain Capital Overhauls IT
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
Gain Capital has had to buy new networks, servers and software -- for the best of reasons: to accommodate a 50 to 60 percent increases in trade volume and spikes in the currency markets.
GFI Group and Quick Corp. Collaborate on FX Options Data
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
GFI Group Inc. and QUICK Corp. of Japan have extended their long-standing relationship whereby GFI’s FX Options market data is made available to QUICK terminal users in Japan.
Xen Launches Open Source Cloud Platform
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
Intended to work with companies' existing virtual servers.
"Leverage" and "Reach Out" Most Overused Workplace Terms (Survey)
News  |  8/31/2009  | 
"It is what it is," "viral" and "game changer" are next on a list of most-overused phrases derived from a survey of 1,000 U.S. executives.
Chi-X Europe Allows Participants the Opportunity to Trade at No Cost
News  |  8/28/2009  | 
New pricing tariff reduction across all markets enhances the economic benefits available to Chi-X Europe trading participants by increasing opportunities to take advantage of Chi-X Europe’s proven pan-European liquidity and benefit from potential price improvement, now at an even lower tariff, Chi-X says.
NYSE Euronext to Acquire NYFIX for $144 million
News  |  8/27/2009  | 
NYSE Technologies will integrate the FIX software business and NYFIX Marketplace, but explore alternatives for Millennium dark pool.
Swiss Firm Enhances Fund of Fund Software
News  |  8/26/2009  | 
Infonic AG Releases Version 4.3 of HedgeSphere Software that includes Risk Analysis, FX Hedging and Fee Calculations
Wyse Accelerates Flash for Virtual Desktops
News  |  8/26/2009  | 
Should improve the quality of streaming video over virtualized PCs.
Shakeup of Wall Street’s Grid Vendors
News  |  8/25/2009  | 
DataSynapse has been acquired by Tibco, Platform Computing has bought HP clustering technology, and grids are trying to become clouds.
Deutsche Borse Selects IBM Messaging Technology for Future Trading System
News  |  8/25/2009  | 
New technology infrastructure will deliver efficiency, speed and throughput across all Deutsche Borse Group's exchanges.
Corvil Releases Market Data Quality Analysis for HFT
News  |  8/25/2009  | 
Corvil has launched new capabilities in its CorvilNet latency management system, including market data quality analysis integrated with network microburst analytics in new customized live dashboards.
Professors Unveil Low-Cost Way to Diagnose Network Latency
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
University of California, San Diego, and Purdue University computer scientists today presented a way of identifying data center network delays as short as tens of millionths of seconds.
BM&F Bovespa Approves Cedro Market & Finances as DMA Provider
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
Permits investors to access the exchange's electronic trading platform without transmitting data through the broker's network.
Advanced Markets Deploys Fortex FX Platform
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
BGC Partners Unveils Global Expansion of Daily Swap Fixing Pages
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
The IDB began disseminating daily swap fixing pages approved by ISDA documentation for transactions executed in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Asia Pacific.
EuroCCP to Launch Depositary Receipts Clearing Service
News  |  8/18/2009  | 
The new services, scheduled to go live this Autumn, subject to regulatory review and approval, will provide clearing and settlement for approximately 50 of the most heavily-traded listed Depositary Receipts.
Defining High Frequency Trading and its Market Impact
Commentary  |  8/17/2009  | 
Woodbine Associate's most recent opinion piece aims to clarify certain definitional ambiguities around high frequency trading and examine its impact on the market.
Pyxis Mobile Partners with Enterprise Mobile
News  |  8/17/2009  | 
Outsourcing arrangement for the deployment and management of mobile devices.
IT Transformation Mantra: Carpe Diem
Commentary  |  8/13/2009  | 
The tough economy of the past 18 months has given technology leaders in Wall Street firms the opportunity to implement IT governance and clean up operations.
Wells Fargo Tech Exec Discusses Wachovia Integration
News  |  8/13/2009  | 
Much of the IT integration work still lies ahead in the closely watched acquisition.
Goldman Adds New Algos in India
News  |  8/13/2009  | 
Scotia Capital Partners with NYFIX on IOI Service for Canadian Equities
News  |  8/12/2009  | 
NYFIX's ioinet servcie will drive Scotia's TradeChat IOI service and broaden its reach to Canadian markets.
ITG Partners with Broker Agora to Offer DMA in Brazil
News  |  8/12/2009  | 
ITG will offer direct-market access through its Triton execution management system to BM&F Bovespa.
Ch-X Canada To Launch "ETF X Factor " Pricing Program
News  |  8/10/2009  | 
Chi-X Canada is offering a promotional pricing progam on Sept. 14 which reduces fees for takers of ETF liquidity and increases rebates for liquidity makers.
SunGard’s Fame Enhances Performance Predictions
News  |  8/5/2009  | 
SunGard’s Fame Integrates Global Data with FINALYZ AG Forecasting Platform to Help Firms Enhance Performance Predictions
Fidessa Hires Head for Asia Pacific
News  |  8/5/2009  | 
Fidessa group plc, provider of trading, portfolio management, compliance and global connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, today announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Baron as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) region
KMM Trading Chooses Panopticon for Data Visualization
News  |  8/5/2009  | 
KMM uses the heatmap data visualization software to filter and highlight market, pricing, and other data relevant to its trading strategies.

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