Vela named best data provider for equities

Posted 15th February 2017

Recognized in the Fund Technology and WSL Awards for exceptional customer service and innovative product development

New York, London, February 15, 2017 – Vela Trading Technologies, a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, is pleased to announce that its consolidated market data feed was awarded “Best Data Provider – Equities” in the Fund Technology and Wall Street Letter (WSL) Awards.

These awards acknowledge providers catering to asset managers and institutional traders that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

SuperFeed is a hosted, consolidated market data feed delivered in a simple normalized format. It combines the simplicity and cost efficiency of a consolidated feed with the high performance capabilities of a direct feed. SuperFeed offers a unique blend of fast delivery, scalability, and broad market coverage across Europe and North America, with more than 100 sources including multiple emerging markets.

The award also recognized Vela’s world-class customer support and professional services teams as well as its managed services team, which recently won the American Financial Technology Award for Best Third-Party Technology Vendor IT Team.  

Emily Sakamoto, Editor of Fund Technology, said, “Vela Trading Technologies won the best data provider – equities category with the judging panel assessing firms for their strengths in terms of each product’s ease of use, client servicing, innovation, technology, and depth of data available for clients.”

Brian Cassin, Head of Product & Strategy, North America of Vela Trading Technologies, commented, “We are delighted to add this award to our growing list of accolades. This is a testament to our commitment to our clients and recognition of Vela’s dedication to delivering technical expertise and solutions to meet our clients’ requirements.” He continued, “In this environment of constant change and growing budgetary constraints, our global clients rely on Vela to help them manage regulatory and business pressures. With SuperFeed, our clients benefit from robust and high quality, low-latency data with comprehensive coverage of the equities markets as well as a variety of other asset classes. We’re also excited to be recognized, once again, for our managed services team, who support our clients from Vela’s Belfast, Manila, and New York locations.”

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