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Vela Trading Technologies

Vela (formerly SR Labs) is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. We provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. Our clients benefit from white-glove global customer support and professional services from an experienced team comprised of seasoned financial services industry experts and cutting edge technologists.

 

As your premier market data and trading technology partner, together we can improve your time-to-market, lower costs and eliminate complexity. Our products empower clients to focus on their core business strengths, leveraging their trading infrastructure by relying on our technology, expertise and experience. For more information, please visit us at velatradingtech.com.

Events

STAC Summit London

STAC Summit London


Dave Carson, SVP Sales Engineering, SR Labs will present at this event covering the current state of the market data technology industry--from low latency solutions to enterprise distribution--and offer his perspectives on the woes that customers often express. He’ll discuss the solutions that customers say they dream about, and explain...   READ MORE +


Insights

Blog: Five Ways to Prevent MiFID II Technology Decisions from Going Wrong

Blog: Five Ways to Prevent MiFID II Technology Decisions from Going Wrong


On 22 March 2017, Vela hosted an executive roundtable in London on the cross asset challenges of MiFID II. In the first of three event reports, we look at the need to automate more than ever before, and for greater collaboration between buy-side, sell-side, and technology vendors.   READ MORE +
Blog: The Bright Road Ahead for APAC Market Data Services

Blog: The Bright Road Ahead for APAC Market Data Services


As demand for market data increases, the willingness of industry participants in Asia Pacific (APAC) to spend on market data solutions versus building in-house is notably on the rise. What are the key drivers behind this change and just how much growth should we expect in the coming year for...   READ MORE +
Promised return from data assets under MiFID II

Promised return from data assets under MiFID II


European regulators are tearing down the instinctive, qualitative world of trading and replacing it with a measurable, traceable, transparent trading grid. This rigorous framework is imposed by the re-invented Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), coming into force in January 2018. It will make data an invaluable asset for...   READ MORE +
MiFID II creates cross-asset revolution across buy & sell side

MiFID II creates cross-asset revolution across buy & sell side


The cross-asset nature of MiFID II will demand significant investment from the asset management and banking communities.   READ MORE +
Addressing the Complex Needs of Modern Electronic Trading

Addressing the Complex Needs of Modern Electronic Trading


Understand how maintaining a competitive edge when trading connectivity is getting more complicated and challenging than ever.   READ MORE +
Replacing a Tier 1 Retail Broker’s Platform

Replacing a Tier 1 Retail Broker’s Platform


Legacy systems with limiting support capabilities, combined with an increasing number of execution venues and data volumes, resulted in a major struggle for our client to continue distributing accurate quotes to its vast online client base.   READ MORE +
Report: Taking Control of RICs

Report: Taking Control of RICs


SR Labs makes the case for a common symbology: ideal and practical.    READ MORE +


Announcements

Vela’s CEO Jen Nayar joins Board of Directors of the Security Traders Association of New York

Vela’s CEO Jen Nayar joins Board of Directors of the Security Traders Association of New York


Vela is pleased to announce that its CEO Jennifer Nayar has joined the Board of Directors of the Security Traders Association of New York (STANY) starting from August 1, 2017 for a three-year term.   READ MORE +
Vela completes Object Trading acquisition

Vela completes Object Trading acquisition


Vela today announced it has completed the acquisition of Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications.   READ MORE +
Vela to acquire Object Trading complementing its recent acquisition of OptionsCity

Vela to acquire Object Trading complementing its recent acquisition of OptionsCity


Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications.   READ MORE +
Vela to expand trading technology capabilities with OptionsCity acquisition

Vela to expand trading technology capabilities with OptionsCity acquisition


Vela has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.   READ MORE +
Vela launches European Best Bid Offer solution

Vela launches European Best Bid Offer solution


Vela has launched a fully-managed European Best Bid Offer (EBBO) solution in response to increased client demand to comply with the changing pre-trade transparency and best execution rules which will come into force with MiFID II in January 2018.     READ MORE +
Vela’s Jennifer Nayar named CEO of the Year in Markets Media’s Markets Choice Awards

Vela’s Jennifer Nayar named CEO of the Year in Markets Media’s Markets Choice Awards


Vela Trading Technologies, a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, is delighted to announce that Jennifer Nayar has been voted CEO of the Year in the Markets Media Markets Choice Awards 2017.   READ MORE +
Vela named best data provider for equities

Vela named best data provider for equities


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.   READ MORE +
Vela wins at American Financial Technology Awards 2016

Vela wins at American Financial Technology Awards 2016


Vela Trading Technologies announced that it has won the American Financial Technology Award for Best Third-Party Technology Vendor IT Team at a ceremony hosted by Waters magazine and WatersTechnology.com in New York yesterday.   READ MORE +
Vela CEO Jennifer Nayar wins award for Excellence in Trading Technology

Vela CEO Jennifer Nayar wins award for Excellence in Trading Technology


Vela Trading Technologies, a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, announced that its CEO Jennifer Nayar, has won Markets Media’s Markets Choice Women in Finance award for Excellence in Trading Technology.   READ MORE +
Vela expands management team

Vela expands management team


Vela Trading Technologies, a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, today announced the appointment of two additions to the senior management team, Brian Cassin and Ollie Cadman. Providing leadership across North America, EMEA and APAC, Brian and Ollie will serve as joint heads of product and...   READ MORE +
Vela adds new market data feed handlers and gateways

Vela adds new market data feed handlers and gateways


Vela Trading Technologies, a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, today announced the continued expansion of its market data coverage, adding a variety of new direct market feed handlers and gateways including a growing number across the Asian markets. The venues span multiple global exchanges and...   READ MORE +
TMX enriches Information Processor performance with Vela’s managed market data platform

TMX enriches Information Processor performance with Vela’s managed market data platform


Vela Trading Technologies, a global industry leader in high performance trading and market data technology, is pleased to announce that its fully managed low-latency market data platform is now live at TMX, Canada’s largest integrated multi-asset class exchange group. Vela’s managed services platform has enabled TMX to launch new services...   READ MORE +
Money.Net integrates Vela’s SuperFeed into its market data distribution platform

Money.Net integrates Vela’s SuperFeed into its market data distribution platform


Vela, a global industry leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has successfully on-boarded its consolidated market data feed, SuperFeed, at Money.Net, one of New York’s fastest growing financial services companies.   READ MORE +
Lime Brokerage and Vela Trading Technologies Announce Product Integration

Lime Brokerage and Vela Trading Technologies Announce Product Integration


Lime Brokerage (Lime), a Wedbush Company, and Vela Trading Technologies (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, are pleased to announce the integration of Lime’s Strategy Studio, its software solution for streamlined strategy research and deployment, and Vela's market leading low latency direct feed handlers.   READ MORE +
SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies


Driving the delivery of next generation trading and market data technology as well as renewing energy and focus on core competencies   READ MORE +
SR Labs launches new SuperFeed Compressed Data Feed

SR Labs launches new SuperFeed Compressed Data Feed


Data compression delivers market data access flexibility   READ MORE +
SR Labs announces expansion of its New York team

SR Labs announces expansion of its New York team


Kevin Fellows brings both client and product experience as he rejoins the company   READ MORE +
SR Labs Partner with Quod Financial

SR Labs Partner with Quod Financial


SR Labs LLC., a global leader for market data and trading technology, have partnered with QUOD Financial, a leading provider of adaptive trading technology, to support client requirements to integrate the two firms technology solutions.   READ MORE +
SR Labs Brings New Feed Handlers into the New Year

SR Labs Brings New Feed Handlers into the New Year


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise-grade market data and trading technologies, is pleased to announce the development of several new feeds enabling global growth in market coverage across the Feed Handler product lines.   READ MORE +
SR Labs hires Keith Cacciola as Head of Account Management

SR Labs hires Keith Cacciola as Head of Account Management


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise-grade market data and trading technologies, has announced the hiring of Keith Cacciola as Head of Account Management.    READ MORE +
Expansion Continues as SR Labs hires BlackRock Alum Christopher Nagy

Expansion Continues as SR Labs hires BlackRock Alum Christopher Nagy


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise grade market data and trading technologies, has announced the hiring of Christopher Nagy as Chief Financial Officer   READ MORE +
Rob Lane Joins SR Labs’ Global Management Team as Head of European Sales and Business Development

Rob Lane Joins SR Labs’ Global Management Team as Head of European Sales and Business Development


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise grade market data and trading technologies, has announced the hiring of Rob Lane as Head of European Sales, Business Development and London General Manager.   READ MORE +
SR Labs Releases Feed Handler for Bloomberg B-Pipe with Services Feed

SR Labs Releases Feed Handler for Bloomberg B-Pipe with Services Feed


SR Labs LLC., the largest feed handler vendor in the financial markets, has announced the addition of Bloomberg’s B-PIPE with Services feed handler to its Wombat Feed Handler and SMDS coverage   READ MORE +
SR Labs Completes Major Migration of SuperFeed to Equinix’s LD5 and NY2 Data Centers

SR Labs Completes Major Migration of SuperFeed to Equinix’s LD5 and NY2 Data Centers


SR Labs, the global leader in capital markets technology solutions, has successfully completed the migration of its consolidated market data feed product SuperFeed™, to brand new data centre environments in Europe and the US, with SuperFeed’s primary sites now hosted in Equinix LD5, Slough, and Equinix NY2, Secaucus.   READ MORE +
Raakhee Miller joins SR Labs as Head of Sales, North America

Raakhee Miller joins SR Labs as Head of Sales, North America


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise grade market data and trading technologies, has announced the hiring of Raakhee Tharani Miller as Head of Sales based in New York.   READ MORE +
Jennifer Nayar appointed CEO of SR Labs

Jennifer Nayar appointed CEO of SR Labs


SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency enterprise market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, have announced that Jennifer Nayar, has joined the company as CEO.  Ms. Nayar will draw upon her extensive expertise in the financial information and technology industry to drive continued global growth...   READ MORE +
David Carson Joins SR Labs as SVP Sales Engineering

David Carson Joins SR Labs as SVP Sales Engineering


SR Labs, a global leader in enterprise grade market data and trading technology, has announced the hiring of David Carson as SVP Sales Engineering, EMEA. David joins SR Labs with 10+ years of experience within the financial technology industry.   READ MORE +
SR Labs announces support for new IEX TOPS data feed

SR Labs announces support for new IEX TOPS data feed


SR Labs, the feed handler vendor, has announced its support for the IEX Top of Book Quote Feed (TOPS). IEX TOPS is one of 5 feed handlers that SR Labs has released in Q1 2015. In addition to building the software feed handler product, SR Labs also plans to offer...   READ MORE +
SR Labs Acquires Wombat, Developer of SuperFeed™, Forming a Comprehensive Market Data Solution

SR Labs Acquires Wombat, Developer of SuperFeed™, Forming a Comprehensive Market Data Solution


June 18, 2014 SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, today announced it has agreed to acquire Wombat from Intercontinental Exchange   READ MORE +


Vela (formerly SR Labs) is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. We provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. Our clients benefit from white-glove global customer support and professional services from an experienced team comprised of seasoned financial services industry experts and cutting edge technologists.
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+1 646 586 3279
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