Category Archives: CFN Services

CFN Services’ Alpha Platform ™ Named “Best Buy-Side Low-latency Trading Network” by waterstechnology

CFN Services LogoAnd the award goes to…CFN Services!

waterstechnology recently named CFN Services’ Alpha Platform™ the “Best Buy-Side Low-latency Trading Network” during its 2014 Buy-Side Technology Awards.  This accolade recognizes the company’s global low-latency trading platform for its ability to manage market data delivery and trade execution, including large data streams and trade volumes at the lowest possible latencies worldwide.

CFN Services Announces the Availability of NASDAQ eSpeed Market Data

CFN Services LogoLeading provider of managed services for the capital markets, CFN Services, recently announced the availability of NASDAQ eSpeed Market Data, the U.S. Treasury securities electronic trading platform on its ultra–low latency Alpha Platform.

 Spanning throughout distribution points in North and South America, Europe and Asia, this availability now enables trading firms to access the NASDAQ eSpeed market feeds in native exchange format along with other select feeds such as equities, futures and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) – further accelerating them across CFN’s Alpha Platform via its UltraFast Market Data microwave distribution.  This implementation of fixed income data joins CFN’s growing roster of equities, futures and options data, all available in full-depth, native formats.

CFN Services Releases White Paper Exploring Low Latency Wireless Solutions for Capital Markets

Financial Markets Tune in to Wireless: Applications, Solutions, Technologies, Challenges’ White Paper Now Available for Download 

CFN Services LogoCHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY – November 4, 2014 – CFN Services, a leading provider of managed services for the capital markets, in conjunction with A-Team Group, a specialist provider of news, analysis, in-depth research and events for the financial information technology sector, releases its latest white paper, “Financial Markets Tune in to Wireless: Applications, Solutions, Technologies, Challenges”.  The white paper explores the use of low latency wireless technologies in the capital markets, outlining key considerations, opportunities and challenges associated with leveraging wireless solutions for latency-sensitive trading strategies, services and financial applications.

CFN Services Snags Microwave Network, Further Accelerating Market Data

By Jennifer Handshew, EVP, iMiller Public Relations 

CFN Services LogoCFN Services, a leading provider of managed services for the capital markets, recently announced the availability of its accelerated UltraFast™ Market Data.  Utilizing a microwave network between New York and Chicago, this offering broadens access to real-time market data at wireless speeds, making dedicated fiber connections obsolete between New York and Chicago.  This news follows the company’s recent integration of a wireless network acquired from a leading, global high-frequency trading firm into its Alpha Platform