Vela announces roadmap to significantly expand its market data feed

Posted 12th September 2019

Extending global venue and asset coverage for SuperFeed

New York, Chicago, London – September 12, 2019Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, today announced a significant roadmap of investment for its market data feed, SuperFeed.

Vela’s SuperFeed delivers high-quality normalized real-time market data, with industry-leading levels of performance, availability and reliability as demanded by today’s trading applications. Offering a unique blend of fast delivery and scalability, SuperFeed has broad market coverage across North America, EMEA, and APAC.

Vela will be increasing access points to SuperFeed with new in-region data centers in Asia and expanding content with over 60 new venues including all major APAC exchanges and emerging markets from the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America. This complements the existing access points in North America and Europe, as well as delivery through major public cloud providers and the more than 150 venues already available across all major asset classes.

This strategic investment also expands the range of data types available beyond real-time and delayed to include end-of-day (EOD) and historical data to provide clients with the flexibility they need to effectively manage their market data needs. Vela’s unique vendor bridge technology also allows clients to seamlessly integrate feeds from multiple different sources onto a single platform and has helped firms to remove the overheads of changing feed providers, eliminating the cost of change.

Jen Nayar, CEO at Vela, commented, “As one of the few remaining independent providers of low-latency market data services, we are uniquely placed to deliver a comprehensive solution encompassing content, capabilities, and access.” Adding, “We recognize the growing value being placed on data within the financial services sector and are committed to invest in high-quality products that support our clients’ global requirements.”

This investment in SuperFeed is part of Vela’s wider market data strategy, which includes its recently-announced partnership with Enyx to integrate its FPGA ultra-low latency technology with Vela’s market data appliance.

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About Vela 

Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to successfully execute on their trading strategies and manage risk across multiple fragmented markets, liquidity pools, and data sources. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.

Vela’s ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack for electronic low-touch and Direct Market Access (DMA) execution and pricing. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features and reliability. Our modular stack is accessed through a single set of trading, data and risk APIs and can be delivered as-a-Service from multiple co-location data centers globally.

With access to more than 250 venues, Vela provides global coverage across all major asset classes. Clients are supported by an award-winning team of technical and business experts available 24x7 from our multiple offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Vela’s clients include traders, market makers, brokers, banks, investment firms, exchanges, and other market participants.  

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For media inquiries, please contact:
Melanie Budden, The Realization Group for Vela
Tel: +44 7974 937970

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