SIX Telekurs significantly increases input performance in the Market Data Feed real-time delivery service

Zurich, Switzerland - 24 August 2011

SIX Telekurs has successfully upgraded its real-time delivery service in the market data domain and can now deliver 400% more input through a single server instance. The system update marks an important achievement in SIX Telekurs’ strategy to continuously invest in global infrastructure, and provides the basis for future developments and innovation.

The new release, known as MDFselect, raises the real-time market data delivery of SIX Telekurs to a new level. With the additional capacity of 400% on a single server instance the company increases the number of messages per second to 400 000, a significant boost to real-time and delayed data streaming. The system upgrade further enables SIX Telekurs to process additional data content comprising the full news offering available at SIX Telekurs and a new event database listing all market events. The release also adopts new functionalities for accessing historical data, as well as time and sales data. MDFselect went live on 31st July 2011.

Ivo Bieri, Head of Marketing at SIX Telekurs, commented; “I am very pleased that this system upgrade enables us to significantly increase the input performance of our MDF real-time delivery service. This key achievement supports our current investments and migration activities, such as the integration of Fininfo, and marks a milestone in our quest for greater performance while reducing hardware requirements.”

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