Barchart Connects to NYSE Technologies' SFTI Network
CHICAGO, IL – June 18, 2013 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced that it is now connected to NYSE Technologies’ SFTI Network. NYSE Technologies is the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext and provides broadly accessible, comprehensive connectivity and transaction capabilities, in addition to data and infrastructure services for mission critical trading services. SFTI stands for Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure and also offers ultra-low latency connection speeds and huge bandwidth capabilities.
With its connectivity to SFTI, Barchart has access to virtually all North American equities and derivatives markets, as well as many international markets. The additional market center coverage adds to the depth of Barchart’s data feed division. Further, the strength of the SFTI backbone enhances the level of resiliency Barchart can provide to its clients.
“Our connectivity to SFTI has broadened our breadth of market data coverage which will allow us to grow into new markets and build a more diverse client base,” said President of Barchart, Eero Pikat. “In addition, with SFTI’s numerous access points it is easier for us to serve clients with low-latency requirements, as well as provide further redundancy,” added Pikat.
With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart’s goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com.
About NYSE Technologies
A division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), NYSE Technologies provides broadly accessible, comprehensive connectivity and transaction capabilities, data and infrastructure services, and managed solutions for a range of customers requiring next-generation performance and expertise for mission critical and value-added trading services. NYSE Technologies offers a diverse array of products, services and solutions to: the Buy Side, including order routing, liquidity discovery and access to a community of over 630 Broker-Dealers and execution destinations globally; the Sell Side, including high performance, end-to-end messaging software and innovative market data products delivered on the world's largest, most reliable financial transaction network; and Market Venues and Exchanges, including multi-asset exchange platform services, managed services and expert consultancy. With offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, NYSE Technologies offers advanced integrated solutions for the global capital markets community, earning the ability to power trading operations for many of the world's best financial institutions and exchanges. For additional information visit: www.nyse.com/technologies.