Through an agreement with Reuters, HyperFeed will now deliver data to Reuters Market Data System customers. HyperFeed created an adaptor using Reuters-licensed Test and Development Tools to provide connectivity between HyperServer 6 and RMDS. RMDS customers will be able to pick and choose the data they would like as primary feeds depending on speed, cost or type. The adaptor will be formally available to RMDS customers by the end of this year.
The Intercontinental Exchange has formed The10x Group, a market-data services company. The group, which will work independently form the exchange, will address the commodity industry's need for verifiable, transparent and timely market data. The 10x Group will be led by Martin Wadhwani, previously head of Reuters' Commodity and Energy Information Group, and will have offices in Houston and London. Initially the group will offer a suite of data services including real-time market views, wireless-data services and daily-market pricing through a licensing agreement with Intercontinental to distribute the platform's OTC market data.
Cicada has launched its Information Integrity Services, a package of services from complete outsourcing to software licensing and hybrid combinations. The new service builds upon Cicada's Composer platform, which handles securities reference- data acquisition, maintenance and distribution. The new IIS service offers an expanded range of operational models and supplements Composer licensing with services from Cicada's professional data management team.