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Content tagged with Data Management posted in February 2009
Calypso Aquires Galapagos
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Galapagos platform to bolster Calypso's front office analytics and risk management offerings
Thomson Reuters Hires Siddiqui As Head of Islamic Finance
News  |  2/25/2009  | 
Taps former Dow Jones Index executive to grow the business in this sector.
Seasons Capital Management Chooses Imagine Software's Derivatives.com
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Hedge fund moves off of in-house spreadsheet applications to obtain real-time risk controls.
EuroCCP To Begin Clearing Trades For Spanish Market
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Clearing volumes reflect rise in trades on the Turquose platform.
PLUS Markets Chooses NETbuilder for Market Analysis
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
PLUS Markets Chooses NETbuilder to Support Trading Volume Increase
Skyler Appoints Global Products Director
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Skyler Technology, an provider of ultra-low latency market data solutions, has hired industry veteran, Mark Ford to its management team
FirstRain Adds Fixed Income Research to Its Web Search/Report Offerings
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Service searches the web for indicators of defaults and downgrade risks that can affect bond value.
Fixnetix to Provide Direct Data Feed From JSE
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
South Africa's leading exchange taps low-latency technology to distribute its data.
Fixnetix to Offer Low-Latency Data Feed to JSE
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
The low latency feed from Fixnetix will ensure access to market data from South Africa's only full service securities exchange.
Wholesale Market Brokers Association Defends OTC Derivatives Against WFE's Statement
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Association backs central counterparty for clearing, but rejects exchange execution platforms.
Newedge Names Stephen Davy Chief Information Officer
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Global brokerage Newedge has named Stephen Davy Chief Information Officer for Newedge Americas and Head of Sales Technology globally.
FIX Protocol Ltd. Launches FAST Protocol Version 1.2
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
Latest version of data compression technology offers efficiency gains and compatibility for use with FIX.
Risk Management Evolves for Risky Times
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
Real-time risk management systems and a culture of accountability are necessary to help financial firms avoid the pitfalls that caused the financial crisis in the first place.
Nomura Picks TradingScreen to Roll out ModelEx for European Electronic Trading
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
TradingScreen to become key distributor for Nomura's global buy-side client base following its 2008 acquisition of Lehman.
Thomson Reuters Launches Point in Time Data Feed for Historical Analysis
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Data feed lets fund managers, quants look back at the information investors had when they drove stock price changes.
Fund Manager Adds Data Visualization for Risk Management
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management has licensed Panopticon data visualization software to enable its fund managers to monitor performance and risk metrics.
Neonet Adds Eurex Gold Futures Trading
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Voltaire To Deliver 40 Gb/s Switch for IBM BladeCenter
News  |  2/12/2009  | 
InfiniBand switching technology to drive new levels of performance and efficiency for IBM BladeCenter
ClariFI Launches Event Study on Enhancements to Investment Management Platform
News  |  2/12/2009  | 
Traditional and quantitative investors to benefit from new functionality and expanded data coverage options
Reuters, Sun Offer Virtualization for RMDS
News  |  2/10/2009  | 
Running RMDS 6 on Sun's Containers said to provide a smaller footprint and no adverse effect on latency.
Voltaire Offers 40 Gb/s InfiniBand Director Switches and Software for Scale-Out Data Centers
News  |  2/9/2009  | 
New grid director 4700 switch offers low latency, combines with unified fabric manager software to manage scale-out and further increase performance
BATS Offers Market Data Through Xignite Web Services
News  |  2/9/2009  | 
Market data widgets available through the "cloud."
IBM Helps Religare Go Green in a US$3.1 Million Agreement
News  |  2/5/2009  | 
Deploys three scalable modular data centers, reducing power costs by 30-35%
Asset Control’s New Version of TAPMaster Provides Enhanced Data
News  |  2/4/2009  | 
Version 4.0 offers a variety of enhancements
Xsigo, Dell Team to Virtualize Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure
News  |  2/3/2009  | 
Dell and Xsigo launch joint solution to virtualize data centers
Quant Fund Uses CEP for Smart Order Routing, Data Feeds
News  |  2/3/2009  | 
PhDs on staff at hedge fund PhaseCapital build smart order routing, data feeds, trading algorithms using templates and tools from StreamBase.

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