Vhayu adds data feed handlers to Velocity
07 January 2008 | 3429 views | 0
Vhayu, a leader in streaming tick processing and persistence software, today announced the availability of new data feed handlers on its Velocity product line.
The additional feed handlers will allow financial institutions looking for consolidated feeds from Activ Financial, IDC and Lava or direct exchange feeds from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange, to provide further access to broader feeds. Customers will also have access to a Feed Handler Development Kit, allowing them to develop direct connections to any market data source.
"Our customer base in the U.S. and Canada doubled over the past year and many of them rely on a wide variety of aggregated data sources and direct exchange feeds," said Jeff Hudson, CEO, Vhayu. "We are constantly working with customers to add data sources into Velocity to help them better manage all real-time and historical tick data within a single platform and to empower them with a faster and broader look at the market to uncover new trading opportunities."
Vhayu Velocity has asset class specific solutions for equities, fixed income, options and futures. It provides financial institutions a major competitive advantage by capturing and analysing massive amounts of market data which can be analysed and published into applications for customised pre and post trade analysis, algorithmic trading, quantitative analysis and regulatory compliance. The new Feed Handler Development Kit provides customers with quick and easy access to any required data source, helping dramatically reduce time to market from months to weeks.
"Algorithmic trading has migrated from equities to options and futures," commented Sang Lee, managing partner of Aite Group. "The amount of data in the U.S. equities and options markets that firms need to capture and analyse in order to build, test and execute strategies with is unmanageable without deploying cutting edge technology. By combining leading data distribution platforms with the ability to analyse every tick of multi-asset class data in real-time, firms can gain a significant competitive advantage."
These new data feed handlers are in addition to Velocity's existing support of feed adapters for Reuters RDF and RDF-D, GL and direct feed handlers for Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA) and all Japanese exchanges.