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In preparation for FIA Expo, we are excited to announce a partnership with Celoxica, a Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) market access company, to bring you BTS Spark Powered by Celoxica.

Our joint efforts will result in far less market data jitter though lower, deterministic latencies and superior overall trading performance. The offering also includes a low latency spreader and a front-end User Interface with API access. Written in C++ for minimal latency, the solution can be collocated on private or shared servers.

While researching FPGA providers, we were most impressed with Celoxica’s well-regarded position in the market. We recognized their solution's performance advantages and breadth of market coverage, including 65 major venues, as a perfect fit. Ensuring the most predictable market data for algorithmic and automated trading; Celoxica provides normalized data structure to trading applications with a single API integration.

“We are pleased to work with Celoxica, who shares our commitment to engineering excellence. Expanding our market connectivity under this partnership significantly broadens our potential market,” said Taha Afzal, Managing Partner at Blue Trading Systems. “Our hardware-accelerated version of BTS Spark was built to answer futures traders’ calls for a solution that better serves their needs. We expect it to become popular very quickly.”

“We look to partner with first rate technology providers such as Blue Trading Systems to bring enhanced solutions to the market,” said Kevin O’Connor, VP Sales, North America at Celoxica. “And with Celoxica now powering BTS Spark, we can combine best of breed products to deliver a truly unique Futures trading platform either directly to clients, or via a fully managed service.”

We will be showcasing BTS Spark at FIA Expo Booth 1013 and invite you to visit us for a demo. Built from the ground up to meet today’s demanding markets, BTS Spark offers a consistently fast platform with a robust futures functionality interface. We look forward to introducing you to our new solution for futures traders and the accelerated version powered by Celoxica.

CHICAGO, IL & CHAPEL HILL, NC, October 10, 2017-- Blue Trading Systems, a leading provider of derivatives trading and risk analytics software, and Celoxica, a Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) market access company, today announced BTS Spark Powered by Celoxica, a joint venture combining Celoxica’s deterministic FPGA feed handlers and market gateways with Blue’s new futures spreader BTS Spark.

We at Blue Trading Systems are proud to introduce BTS Spark, our futures spreader, at the Futures Industry Association Expo in Chicago on October 17-19. It delivers optimal functionality with speed and reliability. BTS Spark and BTS Edge, our options trading platform, are now both accessible via our new API. Please read below for more information and contact us to schedule a meeting at Expo.

BTS Makes Play For Futures Market With BTS Spark

BTS introduces game-changing execution platform to fill void in futures markets

CHICAGO, IL & CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Trading Systems, an innovative and leading provider of derivatives trading and risk analytics software, has launched BTS Spark, a comprehensive, reliable, and extremely fast platform for futures traders. Users leverage a functionally robust futures interface and have the ability to create and operate synthetic spreads. Software updates are controlled by the trader, leaving final authority in the customer’s hands.

“Our clients said there was a void in the futures market and they were looking for alternatives,” said Kevin Darby, Managing Partner at Blue Trading Systems. “We are pleased to deliver an agile solution that has been built with an emphasis on speed and reliability.”

BTS Spark is a customizable platform with a C++/C#/Excel client API and has posted competitive re-quote times in microseconds. For an additional charge, customers can leverage an FPGA hardware accelerated version.

“We are pleased to bring the BTS Spark platform, built based on client requests, to the futures market,” said Darby. “We offer flexible licensing terms and pride ourselves on ultra-responsive customer support.”

Blue Trading Systems will be at FIA Expo in Booth 1013 where you can demo our new BTS Spark product. We know the game is changing and will help you make your move.

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Blue Trading Systems enhances trading strategies and accelerates quoting times with low latency, versatile, software solutions. Our feature updates are seamless, our customer service is responsive and we link our success to our clients’ success. With our game-changing technology, our clients maintain their competitive edge in the derivatives space.


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