FutureSource and Kx Systems Create Internet Database Infrastructure for Advanced Real-time Data Distribution

29 Jun 2004 | , , , ,
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Lombard, IL and Palo Alto (29 Jun 2004) – Kx Systems, leader in high-performance databases and time-series analysis, and FutureSource, leader in the real-time futures, commodities and foreign exchange industry, today announced that the two companies are working together to provide an industry-leading Internet database infrastructure for delivery of real-time market data and analysis.

The new FutureSource Workstation — trader-intuitive display software for real-time quotes, charting, news and analysis via the Internet — uses kdb from Kx as its database and analytics engine. Workstation is designed for professional traders, brokers, risk managers, and large institutional and commercial firms. It provides a complete trading solution that makes institutional-quality data and analysis more cost-efficient for any trader.

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