Vienna Stock Exchange unveils new data distribution infrastructure, 4x faster than before

Vienna Stock Exchange unveils new data distribution infrastructure, 4x faster than before

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 11-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Wiener Börse AG, the operator of the stock exchanges in Vienna and Prague, has announced the launch of its new market data distribution infrastructure. This system upgrade will enable over 270 customers to receive stock market data from 11 markets four times faster. The software, hardware, and operating system of the ADH data feed, known as the Alliance Data Highway, were upgraded to the latest technical standards by the IT experts of the Vienna Stock Exchange in coordination with its customers. This step increases the stability of the system and lowers latency even further. The parallel operation is set to run until April 3rd, making it easier for customers to switch over to the new system. Additionally, the introduction of a permanent simulation environment and a production-like test environment will allow customers to run extensive and complex test scenarios in the future.

“After the renewal of the trading system, the improvement of the data feed is part of a series of investments in our infrastructure. Throughout the entire process, the exchange team has been clearly oriented towards the needs of the customers. This enables us to meet the highest technical and functional requirements for transparent information on securities trading,” says Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

The Vienna Stock Exchange distributes real-time data from 11 markets worldwide: Information and prices on securities from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Northern Macedonia, Austria, Serbia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary as well as trading data from the EXAA Energy Exchange Austria. The one-stop-shop solution reduces the customer’s administrative, legal and technical effort in data sourcing to a minimum. More than 16,000 end users from around 60 countries use the Vienna data hub for Central and South-Eastern Europe.

Media contacts:

Julia Resch
Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing, Spokesperson
+43 1 531 65-186

Laura Marchler
Corporate Communications
+43 1 531 65-153

About Wiener Boerse

As the main provider of market infrastructure in the region, Wiener Börse AG is the gate to global markets. Operating the stock exchanges in Vienna and Prague, the group offers state-of-the-art systems, information and IT services. Listed companies receive maximum liquidity and investors benefit from fast and cost-effective trading by the market leader. Wiener Börse AG also collects and distributes stock market data and calculates the most important indices of the region. Because of this unique know-how the national stock exchanges in Budapest, Ljubljana and Zagreb trust its IT services. Additionally, the group holds stakes in energy exchanges and clearing houses.

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This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and forecasts that are based on assumptions current made at the time of publication of this press release. We do not assume any liability for these forward-looking statements materializing. Furthermore, we would like to explicitly point out that this press release cannot serve as a basis for investment decisions and may not be construed as a solicitation to buy or a recommendation to invest by Wiener Börse AG. No liability is assumed for the information given in this press release.

SOURCE: Wiener Börse AG


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