MST and Stratus partner for market access ticker solution
11 October 2004 | 1363 views | 0
Source: Market Systems Technology
Market Systems Technology, Inc. (MST), provider of high-performance solutions for the financial services industry, today announced the availability of its Market Access ticker processing system, on Intel-based fault-tolerant server platforms from Stratus Technologies.
"Versions of Market Access software have been running on the VOS platform from Stratus for nearly 20 years," explains Jack Swan, president of MST. "Our experience tells us that we can expect nothing less than outstanding performance from our combined solution now running on Windows and Linux operating systems, as well. Consumers of real-time market data can choose the environment that's right for them, while getting the performance and reliability of Market Access together with a continuously available server platform from the leader in fault-tolerant technology."
Available immediately, Market Access is capable of handling hundreds of exchange feeds and data sources, and tens of thousands of messages per second. Mary Ellen Putnam, director of worldwide financial services at Stratus, says; "This solution represents exceptional value and performance for mission-critical applications and consumers of real-time market data, and places it within reach of virtually any financial services industry organization ... from hedge funds to banks to brokerages and stock exchanges. MST is a top solutions provider in the industry, and Stratus values highly the business relationship we've had for these many years."
Market Access is available for Stratus® systems running VOS, Linux, and Microsoft® Windows. The Market Access system is capable of processing over 50,000 messages per second with typical latency under one millisecond, and is designed to scale smoothly as message rates increase. A variety of other configurations, such as multiprocessor, multi-server, and clustered server, are available.