Market Data Vendors

The following firms provide data from the Cboe U.S. Equities Exchanges.

Activ Financial

ACTIV Financial is a full-service market data vendor specializing in the delivery of low-latency, high-availability market data designed to support algorithmic & automated trading systems, trader workstations, auto-quoting market maker applications, and ticker plants. ACTIV has a unique ability to deliver high volumes of full-tick data such as full OPRA feeds and full Equity book detail very cost-effectively with very low systemic latency. ACTIV's current customer base is global including many of the financial industry's Tier 1 institutions, exchange specialists and market makers, as well as innovative hedge-fund and prop-trading shops.

Anova Technologies, LLC

Anova Technologies is the preeminent fiber and wireless exchange connectivity provider, exclusively focused on electronic and algorithmic trading clients. With a dedicated team of engineers and physicists, Anova invented today's millimeter wave design and deployment standards for trading networks. A champion of self-disruption, Anova continues to push the boundaries of technology for the financial markets with major new developments that improve availability, capacity and round trip latency in the wireless space. Anova's proprietary networks span all major exchanges throughout the US & Europe., Inc.

Barchart is a leading provider of market data and services to the global financial, media and commodity industries. Our diversified client base trusts Barchart's innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news and publications. Barchart connects directly to the markets we service, which include equities, futures, options, indices and foreign exchange, as well as dozens of news providers and other sources of data. Our client base is diverse, ranging from financial services (exchange, brokers and banks) to trading and investment firms, commodity firms (agricultural, energy and metals) to the media. Barchart is focused on developming strong client relationships, providing superior customer service, and tailoring solutions to our clients' specific business needs. Led by industry veternals in both technology and finance, Barchart offers impressive in-depth knowledge that is sure to benefit you and your organization.

CQG provides the industry’s highest performing solutions for trading, global market data, and advanced technical analysis. The firm partners with the vast majority of futures brokerage and clearing firms and provides Direct Market Access (DMA) to more than 45 exchanges through its global network of co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways. CQG's server-side order management tools for spreading, market aggregation, and smart orders are unsurpassed for speed and ease of use. Its market data feed consolidates more than 75 sources, including exchanges worldwide for futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities, as well as data on debt securities, industry reports, and financial indices. CQG has received the Prop Traders' ISV of the Year award from FOW (now Global Investor Group), the Best Technical Analysis Platform award from The Technical Analyst, and the Best Product for Traders award from Finance Magnates for its multi-asset trading platform. CQG is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with sales and support offices worldwide.


Devexperts, was founded in 2002 and specializes in the development of highly complex software solutions and services for the Capital Markets industry. Having achieved rapid global success due to its domain expertise, excellence in development methods, special emphasis in quality assurance and superior client service, Devexperts now delivers a broad range of products and services to some of the world's largest and most prestigious financial companies. Our technology now serves over millions of customers in the United States and abroad. Our data solutions offering includes direct low-latency normalized data feeds and value added services like VR, deep learning, market analysis, surveillance, historical data and market replay.


Actionable Insight to the Nth Degree.

We are the independent, trusted source of insights to our customers, who are dedicated to feeding, fueling and protecting our world. We are proud to empower you with intelligent and actionable insights that exceed your expectations and enable your success daily. You rely on us to make sense of the data, look at it differently and deliver it through innovative, real-time solutions. Whether it is weather, commodity market information, or process improvements, you can trust that we always deliver with precision and accuracy to the Nth Degree. When you prosper, we all win.


FactSet creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial decisions. For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 23 countries, we're all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients, and we're proud that 95% of asset managers who use FactSet continue to use FactSet, year after year.

Fidessa is one of the industry's leading technology providers with more than 30 years' experience delivering complex mission-critical solutions through a combination of market-leading technology, deep business knowledge and precision of execution. Fidessa solutions support the core workflow of many of the world's largest financial institutions, from global institutions and investment banks to boutique brokers and niche hedge funds and its global network processes more than $20 trillion worth of transactions annually.

FIS Global

FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS employs more than 55,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor's 500R Index. For more information about FIS, visit


Fixnetix is the leading provider of ultra low latency data and trading connectivity to many of the worlds leading Investment Bank Proprietary trading desks, Stat Arb Hedge Funds, Market Makers and Exchanges (including Cboe Europe). Fixnetix provide connectivity within Exchange Colo‘s coupled with access to every other major alternative trading venue over our dedicated point to point 10Gb+ DWDM network. We deliver data in multiple formats with sub-millisecond transformation if required, with services provided on the wire for reduced support costs, delivery times and ease of integration.

GuavaTech, Inc.

GuavaTech, Inc. is a Global Managed Services Provider focused on customized IT solutions for proprietary trading firms, investment banks, hedge funds, broker-dealers, and FCMs.

SFTI is a purpose-built, private and secure network that provides a single point of entry via one circuit to the New York Stock Exchange and ICE global markets, as well as other global exchanges, alternative trading systems, clearing and settlement services, and market data vendors, such as ICE's SuperDerivatives. It is the most extensive global financial communication infrastructure offered by any global exchange group, with a redundant design that ensures no single point of failure exists across the network. Today, over 120 exchanges and data venues are represented on SFTI

Infocast Limited

Infocast Limited is a leading supplier of financial information technology (FinTech) products and services in Hong Kong. Infocast has over 20 years' experience supplying securities trading platforms, banking enterprise solutions, financial content services and investor applications to over 150 banks and brokerages in Hong Kong and across Asia. Infocast is also a licensed information vendor for multiple exchanges and news media firms. Employing over 100 IT professionals, Infocast is committed to be your trusted trading solutions provider.


IPC is a technology and service leader powering the global financial markets. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With a customer-first mentality, IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants. As the enabler of this ecosystem, IPC empowers the community to interact, transact and react to market changes and challenges, and we collaborate with our customers to help make them secure, productive, compliant and connected.

Lime Brokerage, LLC

Lime Brokerage ("Lime") is a boutique firm focused on providing customized technology solutions that offer unsurpassed reliability and scalability with leading low-latency access across multiple U.S. markets. Lime offers the industry's most advanced trading technologies and execution services, providing systematic traders superior access to the most automated, high-volume electronic trading markets. Lime's mission is to supply their clients with an intelligent trading platform that promotes high-performance through speed and agility, with risk mitigation as a central consideration.


Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 4,000 people in 11 countries. Markit shares are listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MRKT. For more information, please see

MegaHub Limited

MegaHub Limited is a leading provider of financial market information and analytics, delivered through customized technology solutions for business organizations, as well as professional and retail investors. MegaHub offers a range of services that includes: real-time market data products, financial data and analytics terminals, trading interface development, mobile applications development, and market data integration.


Morningstar delivers fast, reliable market data and extensive histories from over 260 global exchanges, index providers, banks, and inter-dealer brokers, covering more than 20 million instruments. We operate a high-capacity, resilient global network based in key financial centers worldwide. Data is delivered through a choice of flexible delivery mechanisms, including streaming feeds, request/response & streaming web services, and snapshot files. Global banks, brokerages, asset managers, media outlets and software providers rely on Morningstar Global Market Data Solutions to power their business-critical applications.

Nasdaq OMX

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets.

NetXpress LLC

NetXpress is the premier extranet and technology solutions provider facilitating low latency trading to the capital markets around the globe. NetXpress has a presence in ten global locations and offers the following services to an ecosystem of financial firms: colocation, data center services, exchange connectivity, WAN connectivity, support and monitoring.

OneZero Financial Systems

oneZero Financial Systems has been a leading trading technology developer for the global financial markets for a decade. Their mission is to empower all brokerages, prime brokers and banks to accelerate their growth to compete effectively in the foreign exchange, equities, commodities, cryptocurrency and futures markets. They deliver the most reliable connectivity, technology, infrastructure and market access through a globally compliant, liquidity-neutral multi-asset solution.

Options IT

Options is the leading managed service and IT infrastructure products provider to the global financial services sector. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 200 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges.

Orbis Systems

Orbis Systems provides innovative software applications and technological services. Our mission is to bring reliable and secure electronic trading systems that operate at the fastest speeds possible. We're the provider of choice for a growing number of prominent financial institutions, independent registered advisors, and our clients range from fintech and small brokerages to international multi-desk trading corporations.

Orbis gives you direct online access to the global markets, complete with real-time market information, rapid execution times, and valuable tools to help you manage your portfolio and evaluate market trends. We know your business isn't the same as everyone else's, and so we customize our products to suit your individual requirements. We build the features you need, give your software the look and the feel you want, then make it work with the systems you already have. Unlike many providers, we develop and maintain the products we sell, so we can quickly deliver updates when you need them, along with service from the experts who created your software.

In addition, Orbis offers a wide-range of supplementary services to keep you ahead of the game. Do you find yourself burdened by increasingly complicated audit and compliance requirements? Do you worry about how to protect your clients against identity theft? We stay on top of changing regulations so you don't have to, and our experienced security advisers can show you how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

At Orbis, our success is driven by our commitment to incorporating the latest technology into everything we do. We provide trading tools and market connectivity you can count on — fast, safe, and dependable.

Pico Quantitative Trading

Pico Quantitative Trading LLC is an agency-only U.S. broker-dealer that specializes in providing services to multi-asset electronic trading clients, and is a member of FINRA and SIPC. To learn more, visit:

QuantHouse SAS

QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions including advanced market data technologies with QuantFEED, AI and algorithmic-trading development frameworks with QuantFACTORY, infrastructure services with QuantLINK and a global API plaform for the Quants with the qh API Ecosystem. We help hedge funds, market makers, brokers and trading venues achieve optimal trading performance, develop and integrate new trading strategies, comply with regulatory requirements and rationalise operating costs.

Quotemedia, Inc.

QuoteMedia is a leading software developer and cloud-based syndicator of financial market information and streaming financial data solutions to media, corporations, online brokerages, and financial services companies. The Company licenses interactive stock research tools such as streaming real-time quotes, market research, news, charting, option chains, filings, corporate financials, insider reports, market indices, portfolio management systems, and data feeds. QuoteMedia provides data and services for companies such as the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, TMX Group (TSX Stock Exchange), Dow Jones & Company, SunGard, U.S. Bank, Broadridge Financial Systems, Ridge Clearing, JP Morgan, JitneyTrade, Southwest Securities, IBM, HD Vest, Intrinsic Research Systems, ING Investment Management, Stockhouse, Zacks Investment Research, General Electric, Dow Chemical, Boeing, Bombardier, Business Wire, PR Newswire, Marketwired, FolioFN, ChoiceTrade, Qtrade Financial, Jordan Capital, CNW Group, Schaeffer's Investment Research, Brean Capital, TradeKing, Suncor, Nexa Technologies, American Financial Group, Virtual Brokers, Captivate Network, Leede Financial, Motif Investing, First Financial, Stock-Trak and others. For more info go to

R2G Services

R2G was founded around our core strengths in market data, exchange connectivity, and proximity datacenter hosting. Our experience in these areas allows us to create compelling services for our clients at utility prices. Our goal is to allow our clients to focus on one thing, their trading strategies.


Refinitiv, formerly the Financial & Risk division of the Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime.

SIX Financial Information

SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX's database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 30 million instruments. With offices in 25 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for asset servicing and administration, middle office, and investment and portfolio management

SpiderRock Gateway technologies, LLC

The SpiderRock Market Data & Analytics offering supports multiple delivery mechanisms, providing great flexibility for our clients to interact with our framework. Through the combination of advanced kernel bypass technology and the latest FPGA hardware, SpiderRock can deliver ultra-low latency multicast exchange feeds, converting the various native protocol layouts into a normalized binary format. A full C++/C# API is offered for our streaming data feeds. SpiderRock also supports a MySQL database (SRSE) for clients who are interested in polling/querying mechanism. Historical data is also offered in flat files and an Elasticsearch database. Contact SpiderRock to explore innovative hosted and remote solutions for clients looking to access low latency market data covering all U.S. equities, futures and options products.

Sterling Trading Tech

STT provides the global professional trading community with trading platforms, risk and compliance tools, and infrastructure solutions. STT platforms are available for equity markets globally, and currently process 5% of the daily US equity volume. STT products are used in over 30 countries to trade international financial markets around the world.

Tele-Trend Konson (Hong Kong) Limited is one of the leading integrated securities trading platform service providers, mainly serving Hong Kong securities companies and their customers. Our Hong Kong brokerage clients are all Class B and C exchange participants. Our integrated securities trading platform services mainly include front desk trading system services, market data services and value-added services. With proprietary software that we have independently developed, improved, and enhanced over the years, we believe that we are an early adopter of an integrated model that provides Hong Kong securities companies with front-end transaction system services and market data services. Among Hong Kong brokers, we have a huge market share among domestic securities brokers in Hong Kong. Our main services are divided into three categories: (i) front desk trading system services; (ii) market data services; and (iii) value-added services (such as simulated trading platform services, online booking opening services, and cloud infrastructure services). Our services are mainly delivered through the securities trading platform software we have developed, which is the customer software and delivery channels that we mainly serve, such as the TradeGo public version.

Our customers and end-users can access our developed securities trading platform software through multiple channels including major operating systems (including Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Android, and iOS) and mainstream platforms (such as web browsers). As of June 30, 2017, we provided integrated securities market trading platform and system solutions to 61 Hong Kong securities companies. Regarding the coverage of the securities trading platform software for the supportable operating systems and platforms, based on the revenue for the year ending March 31, 2017, we served five major non-transnational companies in Hong Kong. Among the suppliers are market leaders. Our front desk trading system services can support the trading of various financial instruments, including stocks, exchange-traded funds, futures, options, warrants and derivatives. We also hold market data vendor licenses for five stock and futures exchanges (ie Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Futures Exchange, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and Cboe) and through our developed securities transactions. The platform software provides various real-time market data pushes for these exchanges.

Our mission is to provide support to investors and financial intermediaries through the provision of best tools and platforms so that they can use all mainstream channels to access real-time market data and trade anywhere in the world. Since its establishment in 2010, we have always been committed to developing and providing integrated securities trading platform and market data services.

Thesys Technologies, LLC

Thesys Technologies, LLC is the infrastructure affiliate of Tradeworx, serving the high-performance technology needs of equity market participants, including institutional investors, professional traders, brokerage firms, exchanges, and regulatory agencies. Founded in 2009, Thesys Technologies is headquartered in the Columbus Circle area of New York City, with an additional office in Charleston, SC. Our technology handles approximately 5% of the daily volume in US.


Transaction Network Services (TNS) provides financial institutions with flexible, robust and secure CONNECTIVITY FOR MARKET DATA & electronic trading solutions. Our low latency private network provides access to a global FINANCIAL community which includes a large number of MARKETS, buy-side AND SELL SIDE FIRMS, as well as APPLICATION AND market data providers. The quality of the managed TNS service is second to none, ensuring our customers get everything they need for electronic trading. Connections to other on-net trading partners can be up and running in three days or less. Global connectivity at a local price. Please visit our website or email [email protected] for further information


Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to successfully execute on their trading strategies and manage risk across multiple fragmented markets, liquidity pools, and data sources. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly-regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.

Vela's ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack for electronic low-touch and Direct Market Access (DMA) execution and pricing. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features and reliability. Our modular stack is accessed through a single set of trading, data and risk APIs and can be delivered as-a-Service from multiple co-location data centers globally.

With access to more than 200 venues, Vela provides global coverage across all major asset classes. Clients are supported by an award-winning team of technical and business experts available 24x7 from our multiple offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Vela's clients include traders, market makers, brokers, banks, investment firms, exchanges, and other market participants.

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vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH

vwd is a leading Europe-wide provider of information and IT solutions for the investment industry. As an agile solutions provider, we can respond flexibly to regulatory requirements. We make your financial decisions smarter - thanks to our comprehensive range of solutions. As a full- service provider, we optimise processes to maximise our customers' success. The development of our innovative products in the four fields of Data & Feed Solutions, Calculation & Validation Services, Advisory & Portfolio Management Solutions and Publication & Distribution Solutions is build on decades of experience, market expertise and the right feel for the needs of our customers. With more than 400 employees in Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland, vwd is an international company with strong connections to the local financial markets.

Xignite, Inc.

Named one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps.