Thomson Financial embeds Wombat low latency technology in data feed

Source: Thomson Financial

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced a commercial agreement with Wombat Financial Software, a leader in low latency technology, to embed their technology with Thomson Financial's real-time Thomson Data Feed (TDF).

Through TDF, Thomson Financial will offer low latency access to exchanges, with multiple deployment options, including on-site, hosted, and co-location services. These new capabilities powered by Wombat, along with a new single application programming interface, will give clients access to exchanges available in low latency, as well as Thomson Financial's universe of real-time content: Over 160+ exchanges, Level I prices, order books, Thomson TradeWeb pricing, Thomson Financial News, Thomson AFX and fixed income data. TDF will also integrate into the most commonly deployed market data platforms.

"With this partnership, Thomson Financial is poised to deliver to clients our extensive content at minimal latency across the globe," said Matthew Burkley, President, Enterprise Solutions, Thomson Financial. "We are focused on the future; as a result, the embedding of the Wombat technology is one of the key pieces to providing an enterprise data feed solution to our clients - one which positions them to take advantage of the increasing performance demands of the market."

A full product announcement will follow at a later date.

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