Solace, the leading provider of high-performance messaging appliances, today announced that MDX Technology, a provider of real-time market data connectivity solutions, has given its MDXT Connect product the ability to use Solace's platform for accessing real-time market data.
London-based MDX Technology Limited (MDXT) provides real-time market data connectivity solutions for traders, developers and market data professionals. MDXT's clients include investment banks, prop traders, hedge funds, investment managers, spread betters and inter-dealer brokers. MDXT Connect is an add-in for Microsoft Excel that gives traders a unified real-time view of multi-source data. Its API, available for .Net and C++, provides interfaces to leading platforms and feeds including Bloomberg, NYSE Technologies, SunGard, Thomson Reuters, TIBCO and now Solace's high-performance messaging appliances.
"Our partnership with MDX Technology enriches our eco-system with best-of-breed Excel connectivity. It allows our customers to benefit from the exceptional performance of the Solace infrastructure, combined with Excel's versatility. It is part of our on-going commitment to provide the best messaging experience to our users," said Denis King, Solace's senior vice president of global field operations and strategic alliances.
"As a vendor-agnostic platform with powerful emulation technology, MDXT Connect makes it easy for our customers to switch platforms or market data feed providers as their needs and available solutions evolve," said Paul Watmough, co-founder and CEO of MDX Technology. "Adding this Solace interface to MDXT Connect gives our customers high performance and uniform access (via Microsoft Excel or a .Net or C++ API) to multiple middleware, market data and data feed platforms."