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Content tagged with Data Management posted in May 2010
Thomson Reuters in Deal to Buy Point Carbon
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
Thomson Reuters said today that it agreed to buy Point Carbon A/S, a Norway-based provider of analytics and news focused on the energy and environmental markets.
Dealerweb Plans to Move into Treasury Bill E-Trading
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
Subsidiary of Tradeweb owned by large banks takes aim at ICAP and BGC Partners.
Tabb Report: Buy-Side Spending Up, Focus on Integrated OMS, EMS Technology
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
Buy-side firms are ramping up spending on order and execution management systems, moving to integrate the two in a bid to streamline desktops while ultimately lowering risk, according to a new report by Tabb Group.
Pricing Partners, MathFinance Team to Expand Software, Consulting Operations
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
Pricing Partners said today that it’s teaming with MathFinance to cross sell the companies’ quantitative software and consulting services in a bid to expand their respective client bases.
CME Taps Mohan for Co-Location, Data Center Business
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The CME has appointed Craig Mohan to oversee its new co-location and data center business aimed at the high-frequency trading market.
QSG Announces Release of SYNC
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
New trading analytics platform addresses the challenges of 'impact costs' in a high-speed, high frequency driven trading market.
Thomson Reuters To Extend Its Critical Energy Market Insight Through The Acquisition Of Point Carbon
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
Point Carbon provides banks, traders, portfolio managers, corporations and governments with critical insights based on deep industry knowledge and sophisticated modeling capabilities across the carbon, utilities, oil, gas and industrial markets.
Markit Adds Structured Products to Porfolio Valuations Service
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Markit said extension of Portfolio Valuations service to structured products is in response to client demand.
SunGard Launches MarketMap, Market Data SaaS Solution
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
With market data volumes and associated costs rising exponentially, SunGard says MarketMap helps firms reduce market data infrastructure costs with its real-time market data entitlement and reporting system.
TNS, EZX Partner for FX Solution
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Connectivity provider Transaction Network Services (TNS) and EZX, a trading software provider, have announced a partnership to create a low-latency FX market data and trading aggregation service.
Atrium Offers Access to NYSE Liffe’s UTP Derivatives
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Atrium Network said today that it’s begun offering access to NYSE Liffe’s universal trading platform derivatives in a test phase before it goes live next month.
Fidessa Opens Singapore Hub
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Fidessa group has opened a new hub in Singapore to supplement its existing presence in the Asia Pacific region in Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Caerus Trading Selects Orc Trading
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Amsterdam-based trading firm choses Orc's platform for market making in listed equity and index options.
UNX Secures Funding to Expand into Multi-Asset Trading and Global Markets
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Looks to accelerate build-out of multi-asset trading through its Catalyst EMS and portal to integrate services and tools for buy side.
Hudson Fibre Opens Low-Latency Connections to Exchanges in U.S., Canada
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Hudson Fibre Network said today that it activated two low-latency fiber routes connecting clients to financial exchanges in New Jersey, Chicago, and Toronto.
Israeli Investment Bank Deploys GFI's Fenics to Boost FX Business
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
GFI Group Inc. said today that Mizrahi Tefahot Bank of Israel is deploying GFI Fenics Professional, its software for analyzing pricing and risk management for FX.
NYSE Technologies Tabs Knight Capital as SFTI Destination
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology arm of NYSE Euronext, tabbed Knight Capital Group to be a destination on its secure financial transaction infrastructure network.
SunGard’s VPM to be Integrated with Bloomberg’s Hedge Fund Suite
News  |  5/20/2010  | 
SunGard is integrating its VPM with Bloomberg’s hedge fund suite in a bid to help firms manage risk more effectively while boosting their investor reporting capabilities.
Panopticon Partners with Sybase
News  |  5/20/2010  | 
Panopticon's visual interface will interact with Sybase RAP-The Trading Editionl as well Aleri's CEP engine for fast analysis of historical and real-time data.
Liquidnet to Host 3rd Event in Series of Forums
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
Bringing a fresh approach to the research model, Liquidnet is hosting its third forum this year on mobile marketing and advertising.
SAP and EMC to Deliver New Solutions that Automate And Optimize Paper-Intensive Processes
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
Under the agreement, SAP will resell newly developed solutions – leveraging EMC Documentum enterprise content management, EMC Captiva intelligent enterprise capture and EMC Document Sciences customer communications management.
INDATA Launches New Intelligent Portfolio Management Tool
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
iPM Analyst is a data management, research, and client servicing tool and can be used on a stand-alone basis or in conjunction with other INDATA products.
Advent to Expand Index Data For APX Users
News  |  5/17/2010  | 
Advent Software Inc., a software provider to the global investment management industry, is expanding the availability of index data available to its clients in cooperation with RIMES Technologies Corp.
Confluence Announces New Software to Help Fund Administrators Manage Money Market Fund Reporting
News  |  5/14/2010  | 
The solution leverages the source content method of XML tagging. Unlike traditional document tagging methods that tag data in the post-production process, the source content method tags data at the source where it is created.
GlobeOp Selects S&P Valuation and Risk for Fixed Income Valuations
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
GlobeOp Financial Services has selected S&P Valuation and Risk Strategies for its independent valuations on a range of fixed income securities.
Trade Volume in Latin America Surges as Brazil Leads Way
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
Trading volumes on Latin American exchanges are soaring, with Brazil leading the charge on the strength of a commodities-based economy that emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, according to a report by Tabb Group.
Numerix Rolls Out Bond Trader Application
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
Numerix, an independent provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives and risk management, is rolling out Numerix Bond Trader, an Excel-based program which helps bond traders craft strategy and conduct pre-deal analysis.
smartTrade Releases Market Data Distribution Engine
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
smartTrade Technologies has released its LiquidityDistributor to help firms customize and create matrices for the distribution of market data and prices.
Advent Launches Tamale RMS 5.0
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
New version of research management software allows for customization investment workflows, data integration from multiple sources and improved filtering.
LCH.Clearnet to Lose NYSE Euronext As Clearing Customer
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext intends to begin clearing for its European securities and derivatives markets from late 2012.
BT Expands Singapore Hosting Services
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
BT is expanding its Singapore hosting facility in a move the company says will allow it to accommodate a wider array of electronic trading applications.
Trading Cross Connects Completes Hosting Facility in Tokyo
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
Incubator for high frequency algorithmic trading teams implements data center in Tokyo.
SpringSource to Acquire GemStone Systems Data Management Technology
News  |  5/7/2010  | 
Data management technologies are fundamental to the creation of applications, and with the rise of virtualization and cloud computing, the manner in which applications need to access data is evolving, SpringSource said.
Eikos Partners Builds Portal for Cantor Fitzgerald's Prime Services Division
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
The portal integrates all asset classes into a single environment, and was built with Microsoft Silverlight to enhance the user experience.
Advent Software Opens Office In Singapore
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
With Advent's client base in Asia doubling over the past 12 months, the new office will service users of Geneva as well as Tamale RMS.
NYSE Euronext Opens European Liquidity Data Center
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext has opened its European liquidity data center, which the exchange operator says will house all of the company’s European markets.
OptionsXpress to Use Activ Financial’s MPU
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
OptionsXpress announced it will be using Activ Financial’s market data processing unit to speed up processing of low-latency exchange feeds, a move its says will help reduce hardware costs and trading system latencies.
CME Group to Tap Xignite's On Demand Platform for Delivery of OTC Derivatives Data
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
CME plans to deliver new OTC data services, initially focusing on credit default swaps and energy products, via the on-demand platform.
New Reporting Requirements Could Cripple Hedge Funds' IT
Commentary  |  5/4/2010  | 
Already overburdened by market data, hedge funds' IT infrastructures may be crippled by new reporting requirements.
SunGard Unveils Web Service Cliq For Listed Derivatives
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
SunGard has launched Cliq, a web-based service aimed at connecting buy-side and sell-side firms involved in post-trade processing of listed derivatives.
Interactive Data To Be Acquired By Silver Lake And Warburg Pincus
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
Following the completion of the transaction, valued at $3.4 billion, Interactive Data will remain headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts and maintain its offices around the world.
Silver Lake, Warburg Pincus Buy Interactive Data
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
Financial market data provider Interactive Data Corp. has agreed to be acquired by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus for $3.4 billion.
Options IT Names Dillon North America Sales Director
News  |  5/3/2010  | 
Options IT, a provider of infrastructure, market data and connectivity for hedge funds, has named Tim Dillon Director of Sales for North America.
Selerity Hires Jeffrey Otten as Head of Global Sales
News  |  5/3/2010  | 
Taps algorithmic news veteran from Thomson Reuters to build out sales network for machine-readable data platform.

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