New York - ACTIV Financial has announced the launch of its market data content platform -ActivContentPlatform 2.0. The platform utilizes Solarflare's FPGA technology in its Market Data Processing Unit (MPU) Gen3 and aims to improve throughput performance and system latency while enabling a reduction in supporting infrastructure requirements thus lowering the total cost of market data platform ownership.
The 2.0 release will double the message rate throughput processing capacity of the previous solution to over 20 million messages per second. It also reduces system latency to under 20 microseconds for value add data sets, and can cut legacy market data infrastructure footprint by up to 90 percent. The release does not require an upgrade to a new API. ACTIV's performance enhancements are implemented on the existing hardware