Kx powers large-scale in-memory research at Squarepoint Capital

25 Apr 2017 | , , , , , ,

Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc, announces that Squarepoint Capital, a global systematic investment manager, has significantly expanded its use of Kx technology for investment research. As faster large-memory servers are becoming standard, investment managers like Squarepoint are designing their systems to capitalize on the extra speed available when analyzing the vast datasets that underpin their investment models. Squarepoint is taking advantage of these large-memory servers to get the best performance on complex analytics with a lower total cost of ownership compared to other technologies on the market.

‘Q Tips’ offers practical guidance and tips for financial Big Data analytics

25 Mar 2015 | , , , , ,

Palo Alto, CA (25 Mar 2015) – Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced the publication of “Q Tips: Fast, Scalable and Maintainable Kdb+” by Nick Psaris, the new book for programmers immersed in analyzing Big Data in financial services. Q is the expressive query and programming language built into

Yieldbroker chooses Kx for Surveillance

20 May 2014 | , , , ,

Kx announces the implementation of its Kx for Surveillance solution by Yieldbroker Pty Limited in Sydney, Australia. Yieldbroker is an electronic marketplace designed for institutional investors and banking participants trading in Australian and New Zealand debt securities and derivatives. Yieldbroker provides an electronic trading platform and was the first fixed income e-venue to be awarded

Kx Technology acquired by Australian Securities and Investment Commission

25 Nov 2013 | , , , , ,

Kx signed a multi- year annual software license with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) to implement its Kx for Streams solution for the design, development and hosting of ASIC’s new market surveillance system in 2013. ASIC chose Kx technology to help it meet its statutory obligations to oversee Australia’s licensed financial markets. In