Orc CTO John Cameron quits to launch consulting firm

Source: Cameron Edge

Former CameronFIX Chief Architect and Orc Software Chief Technology Officer, John Cameron, has departed Orc Software to establish the consulting firm, Cameron Edge.

Providing expert IT services to the worldwide financial industry, Cameron Edge specializes in the areas of electronic trading systems and the Financial Information eXchange Protocol.

Buy side, sell side and exchanges with internal or external system requirements for routing, market data, FAST, etc, will benefit from Cameron's specialist domain expertise and know-how.

Cameron Edge services include:

  • Review of existing systems with an eye to refactoring for increased stability and ease of support, performance tuning, evolution/migration to future architectures
  • Analysis, design and coding assistance for new systems
  • FIX system review and design
  • FIX performance tuning
  • FIX training

"The tougher it gets for members of the financial industry, the more efficient their computer systems need to be," says Cameron Edge principal, John Cameron. "Unprecedented market conditions have simultaneously presented financial firms with their greatest challenges and opportunities and Cameron Edge aims to assist firms gain 'an edge' over their competitors through superior IT."

John Cameron was the original author of the leading CameronFIX Engine acquired by Orc Software in 2006. Cameron Edge will maintain a close relationship with Orc, providing complementary custom services to Orc's CameronFIX customers.

100% of the fees for John Cameron's services are donated to a selection of well-known charities.

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