S3 Matching Technologies Cruises with Flyer’s FIX Tools and Managed FIX

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FIX Flyer, a world leader in trading infrastructure solutions, announces today that S3, a leader in smart order routing technologies and reporting for options trading uses Flyer’s Engine, Daytona Monitor and Ignition Testing software tools to provide clients with unprecedented reliability and speed. In addition all of the tools are completely supported using the Managed FIX service.

These technologies, as part of the S3 smart order routing platform, enable retail and institutional broker dealers to access multiple United States options market destinations through a single high performance FIX connection to find the absolute best trade execution.

FIX Flyer provides first line of FIX support, monitors performance, and certifies the connectivity to counterparties using the Managed FIX service. The S3 servers are located in New Jersey and FIX Flyer supports the platform remotely using secure VPNs. This approach lets S3 commit further to their core order routing systems, leveraging FIX Flyer’s expertise, reducing risk, and getting the service live quickly.

Mark Davies, CEO of S3 said, “Our goal with S3’s Smart Order Routing technology is to enable the best trading experience in the increasingly fragmented market. FIX Flyer’s Engine, monitoring and testing technologies, and Managed FIX service, combined with S3’s superior routing algorithms, have resulted in a highly integrated solution that will bring a fantastic experience to options traders all over the world.”

Brian Ross, CEO of FIX Flyer, said, “The growth of efficient and automated trading is driving demand for innovative, high performance, efficient trading services. Our low latency and highly reliable FIX Engine deliver to these needs and help to significantly enrich the trading experience. The introduction of S3’s trading service incorporating our low latency FIX Engine technologies and Managed FIX service signifies the beginning of a new class of smart order routing. FIX Flyer looks forward to its continued collaboration with leading industry players to provide products and technologies that help enable ever more dynamic trading experiences.”

About S3

S3 Matching Technologies LP provides financial services clients with intelligence, services, and technology that make their trades the best trades. S3’s dynamic algorithms adjust in real-time to the results of each trade, adapting the routing to support the business needs of the client. In addition, customers can easily change automated route preferences via an intuitive web-based interface and view S3’s industry leading Best Execution statistics in real-time. www.S3.com

About FIX Flyer

With over 160 clients worldwide, including UBS, Barclays, Berenberg Bank, GBM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan, FIX Flyer develops advanced technology for managing complex, multi–asset, institutional securities trading using highly scalable software and network technologies. FIX Flyer provides Managed FIX services, the Daytona trade monitor, the Ignition regression testing, certification and trade validation tool; Flyer Online OMS; and tools for commission and risk management. The Flyer Engine is the first FIX server designed to manage high volume, ultra low latency trading networks and ECNs, easily scaling to thousands of connections. FIX Flyer hosts and partners with Equinix, the leading global provider of network–neutral data center and interconnection services and Netezza, the world’s leading data warehouse appliance company. FIX Flyer is an IBM Business Partner with real world experience in IBM WebSphere LLM, MQSeries, HS22 blade server hardware, and the Netezza accelerated data storage platform. FIX Flyer has headquarters in New York City with offices in Boston and Hyderabad India. FIX Flyer trading software tools are additional distributed and supported in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg by FIX Solutions (fixsolutions.de) in Frankfurt. Visit fixflyer.com for company information and to request a free demonstration. Follow us on twitter.com/fixflyer.

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