CameronTec Showcasing Expanded Catalys Trading Platform at FIX Protocol EMEA Conference

CameronTec expanding reach to include trading screen suites, desktop productivity tools and testing interfaces to manage and support the entire trading lifecycle.

Latest News: London, Monday 25 February 2013 — CameronTec, provider of the global standard in connectivity technology and trading infrastructure that powers the largest user base among financial institutions worldwide, today announced an expansion of the Catalys platform to include trading functionality designed to complete coverage of the deal life-cycle. Details of the release will be available at the CameronTec stand during this week’s FIX Protocol EMEA Conference.

Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. It is the ultimate enabler: open-standard-based and centrally managed to truly harness unprecedented levels of performance, data interoperability, convergence and business insight. Catalys is designed to further empower brokers, banks and the buy-side to aggregate, view and manage related t rade data. FIX transactional data and also latency, risk and operational data, all from a multitude of disparate third party systems, gateways and applications. Catalys is underpinned by our market-leading connectivity technology, and engineered on the widely acknowledged standard in FIX engines, CameronFIX.

Latest technology enhancements announced today expand the Catalys offering to address critical areas of the deal life-cycle – pre-trade, trade and post-trade: for a complete, modular FIX infrastructure platform built to address multi-asset, multi-market trading.

The new CatalysTrade line delivers order entry and trading capabilities for a variety of deployment landscapes:

  • CatalysTrade Pro provides all the classic high touch tools for advanced traders.
  • CatalysTrade for firms looking to leverage, from their trading floors, the market access, routing and monitoring capabilities of Catalys.
  • CatalysTrade Lite for a web-based solution architected around the future-proof HTML5 standard and intended to address the concerns of cost deployment and support for end-user clients.
  • CatalysTrade Risk to keep track of trading activities conducted and exploit the solutions powerful portfolio capabilities to deliver a consolidated view.

Anders Henriksson, CameronTec’s CEO says: “The expansion in scope of Catalys is driven by customer appetite for a more decoupled offering from order entry to market-side execution. Our approach retains the openness, flexibility and interoperability that has made our products the standard in their league. With the provision of business-level controls over financial risk and order handling, we now deliver a compelling alternative to outdated trading platforms.”

During the FPL EMEA Conference CameronTec will showcase additional new products available in the Catalys 2.1 release such as:

  • Catalys Studio introduces a new suite of desktop modules such as visual FIX testing, logs data mining, certification and regression testing, all designed to provide an improved and more in-depth user experience via the use of powerful graphical interfaces and easily-approachable desktop tools.
  • Catalys Risk providing a web-based interface enabling users to keep track and set limits for entities, users, and instruments.

Catalys also has the expanded ability to monitor third-party and in-house applications such as QuickFIX engines to enable holistic monitoring of transversal order flow.

Meet CameronTec during the FIX Protocol’s EMEA Trading Conference in London, Old Billingsgate, February 28.

For further information contact:

  • Contact Annie Walsh
    Chief Marketing Officer at CameronTec
    Tel +44 (0)7748 633445

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CameronTec provides the global standard in connectivity technology and trading infrastructure that today powers the largest user base among financial institutions worldwide.

Trusted by the financial industry’s most outstanding reference sites in over 50 countries on all 5 continents, our customers collectively represent the broadest cross section of sectors. These include exchanges, regulators, tier 1 and tier 2 investment banks, brokers, fund managers and a diverse selection of members of the ISV community.

Our technology is purpose built to handle all the relevant data FIX flows and converging data. This means transactional, reference, latency, risk and operational data. All from a multitude of disparate third party systems, gateways and applications.

CameronTec’s highly experienced, regionally focused customer service and engagement teams operate from our offices in London, Stockholm, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong and Sydney.

CameronTec is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.