Direct Edge chooses Correlix latency monitoring service

Source: Correlix

Correlix Ltd., the leading provider of Latency Intelligence solutions for monitoring, measuring and analyzing order and market-data flows in real-time, today announced that Direct Edge, America's newest stock exchange, has selected Correlix's RaceTeam latency monitoring service to provide full latency transparency of order execution and market data flow in real-time to its customers.

The RaceTeam service will enable Direct Edge to provide real-time latency insight into its new EDGX and EDGA exchanges, including displaying the matching engine timing. This new level of data availability will enable Direct Edge customers to optimize their trading strategies.

"As one of the few markets willing to provide latency details up to the matching engine, we are excited that through the Correlix RaceTeam service, our customers will have a valuable toolset to better optimize their experience on our new, state-of-the-art trading platforms," commented Bryan Harkins, Head of Sales and Strategy at Direct Edge.

RaceTeam is an objective venue-neutral service that enables trading firms to manage and receive real-time Latency Intelligence information from various trading venues. The RaceTeam service facilitates greater trading latency insight into each transaction and leads to optimized trading strategies, improved trade execution and streamlined inter-party latency problem resolution.

"We are pleased to welcome Direct Edge and its two new exchanges to our rapidly expanding RaceTeam service," said Shawn Melamed, Founder and President at Correlix. "As Direct Edge introduced faster matching engine technologies into the market, we are seeing an increased demand from customers to better understand the latency behavior on these new platforms in an effort to determine the best way to trade."

The RaceTeam availability of Direct Edge data is expected in the fourth quarter of this year, subject to SEC approval. For RaceTeam participation information, please contact your Direct Edge or Correlix representative.

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