Nyse Technologies, a leading global provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions, today announced a partnership with Eze Castle Integration to provide the hedge fund industry enhanced access to their global community of trading counterparties.
Firms will now have direct connectivity to NYSE Technologies' MarketplaceTM community of over 630 Broker-Dealers and execution destinations globally from Eze Castle Integration's Private Network, which serves as the communications gateway for more than 300 buy-side firms.
NYSE Technologies delivers innovative electronic trading products and services that provide improvements in speed, quality of execution and cost efficiency. Eze Castle Integration's ECI Link bundles Internet, FIX messaging, market data and voice connectivity over a private network to provide financial firms a highly secure, redundant and available communications network to power their trading operations. Together the firms are delivering a powerful and competitive electronic trading connectivity platform for buy-side firms.
"In working with Eze Castle Integration, we have developed a unique turnkey solution that broadens our collective customer base and allows us to continue to better serve our diverse range of clients and the broader capital markets community," said Scott Fitzpatrick, NYSE Technologies.
"Our combination of dual connectivity options and market-leading technology is further strengthened by our white glove installation and maintenance service. We look forward to rolling out this new service with Eze Castle Integration in the coming months."
The NYSE Technologies Marketplace is one of the industry's leading, fully managed FIX-based trading communities. Marketplace members benefit from access to a wide range of liquidity sources, lower trading costs, and unparalleled speed-to-market with new trading counterparties and services.
Available as a neutral, flexible and fully-managed electronic trading solution supported by the industry's most experienced FIX specialists, the NYSE Technologies' Marketplace offers customers the benefits of FIX order routing, certification and version translation coupled with extensive training and educational programrograms delivered via point-to-point or hub-and-spoke service options.
Used by over 300 buy-side firms, ECI Link is managed by Eze Castle Integration's dedicated communications team. Eze Castle can quickly deploy ECI Link to provide firms with the key communications components necessary to jumpstart trading operations.
"Clients look to Eze Castle Integration for solutions that enhance and optimize their business, technology and trading operations. By teaming with NYSE Technologies we extend the power of our ECI Link private network and provide clients streamlined access to one of the largest electronic trading communities," said Bob Guilbert, managing director, Eze Castle Integration. "We are committed to offering the hedge fund industry fully managed services that power their operations and view our partnership with NYSE Technologies as the latest deliverable in this quest."