Press Release

Herndon, VA December 8, 2017 Apcela, the high-performance application delivery company, today announced that its UltraFast™ Market Data for the Cloud product won the 2017 award for “Best New Technology Product – Market Data” from Futures & Options World (“FOW”). The award was announced at the annual FOW International Awards Gala Dinner in London on December 6.

The FOW International Awards recognize excellence and winners are determined by a panel of independent judges. The UltraFast Market Data for the Cloud technology enables customers to consume news and exchange market data from top exchanges such as NYSE, Nasdaq, CME, Cboe, BATS, CTA, UTP, SIX and IEX directly within cloud environments including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud.

“Market data is an increasingly important part of any sophisticated trading strategy and the judges were clearly impressed by Apcela’s UltraFast Market Data for the Cloud offering,” stated Luke Jeffs, managing editor of FOW.

Firms looking to move front or back office infrastructure to the cloud now have an institutional-grade source of accelerated, real-time market data in a native format with Apcela’s UltraFast Market Data for the Cloud.  Benefits include:

  • Exchange Native Formats: Includes the transmission of full-depth, native format, event and consolidated feeds ̶  including equities, options, futures, fixed income and FX asset classes.
  • Low-latency, Global, IaaS Delivery: Supports virtually every global IaaS region and availability zones.
  • Cloud Neutral: Compatible with multiple Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) vendors including AWS and Azure.
  • Investment Grade Resiliency: Supported by direct connectivity into exchange primary and backup data centers.

“We are excited to receive this award as it is evidence of our commitment to driving innovation in the capital markets around cloud and digital transformation,” said Mark Casey, CEO of Apcela.  “Developing products such as UltraFast Market Data for the Cloud come as a direct result of working with clients to solve complex challenges, as they advance their own digital transformation agendas.”

To see how UltraFast Market Data for the Cloud can help your firm, email

About Apcela
Apcela enables enterprises to easily manage application performance in hybrid IT environments. Its global, award-winning platform – originally built for the world’s most sophisticated high-frequency trading firms – securely accelerates applications and data between legacy enterprise datacenters and the cloud. Managing distributed application performance and security is simplified with the company’s software-defined networking and fully integrated distributed security service. Apcela serves more than 100 of the Forbes Global 2000 including banks, exchanges, financial services and biopharma companies across 185 markets in 41 countries worldwide.

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