We're proud to announce that CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, is jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon and has agreed to use the XigniteOnDemand market data cloud platform to deliver OTC data from the cloud.
Brian McElligott, Managing Director of Information Products at CME Group is quoted in the press release as saying "With the ongoing development of our multiple OTC product and service offerings, and the need to deliver this data to customers with continued market transparency, the Xignite platform will be a quick and cost-effective way to get OTC pricing and reference data to our global market participants."
Pete Harris of the A-Team Group interviews CME Group, BG Cantor
The A-Team Group gave the cloud prime coverage in their recent Q2 issue,
and Pete is launching a new "Market Data Cloud" channel, so stay tuned to that.
CME Group plans to offer on-demand access to end-of-day OTC settlement, volume and open interest data to support markets available through CME ClearPortÂ®, a set of flexible clearing services open to OTC market participants to substantially mitigate counterparty risk and provide neutral settlement prices across asset classes. CME ClearPort currently clears more than 500,000 contracts daily, including Credit Default Swaps (CDS), energy, metals, agricultural commodities and foreign currencies. The service brings together more than 10,000 global users across the world including banks, hedge funds, trading entities, Inter Dealer Brokers (IDBs), Future Commission Merchants (FCMs), and clearing firms.