IBM has launched two new WebSphere software products, each based on technology from IBM labs, which are designed to enable financial markets firms to enhance the management of their financial market data requirements. The launch of IBM WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging Version 2.0 represents an expansion of the capability of product’s MQ family. WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging is the high-performance messaging component of WebSphere Front Office for Financial Markets, which is now available for the first time as a separate product. Its introduction demonstrates IBM’s commitment to providing innovative solutions to help address the explosion of data volumes across financial markets’ high velocity trading and analytic environments.
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