Nyse Technologies, the commercial technology division of Nyse Euronext (NYX) today announced that it will be working with First Derivatives, a leading provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, to create a new suite of historical data 'as a service' solutions.
Combining NYSE Technologies' historical and real-time data expertise covering cash, options, futures and corporate actions with First Derivatives' products and market expertise, the Tick as a Service offering will build into a suite of innovative market services for clients to gain efficient access to large data stores for analytical back testing and compliance.
"By integrating First Derivatives' suite of services with our diverse portfolio of technology solutions, including our consolidated feed service, we can offer comprehensive data collection, storage, and analysis 'as a service' to our entire global trading community," said Jon Robson, CEO, NYSE Technologies. "This new service will allow participants to move from a client deployed to managed service for the storage, support and delivery of tick history infrastructure to back-test their algorithms and interrogate their data through a flexible, fully-managed solution. The Tick As A Service offering with First Derivatives is the first of a number of historical data solutions we shall offer."
Brian Conlon, CEO, First Derivatives said, "Our collaboration with NYSE Technologies will deliver substantial benefits to clients - improving time to market while efficiently minimizing operational overhead and reducing costs. I am delighted that First Derivatives is forging a relationship with one of the most capable service providers in the global capital markets community who understand that the community needs managed solutions to address commoditized services and thus release capital for differentiating opportunities."