TRF System Status

BXTR TRF: Overnight system maintenance, from Mon 24th Oct - Fri 28th Oct, 2016

October 21, 2016 10:19:10

Dear BXTR TRF participants,

This notice refers to the TRF Production environment only.

Please note that from Monday 24th October through Friday 28th October, Bats Europe staff will be carrying out maintenance activities after business activity has ceased in the Production TRF environment. As a result, TCP port listeners and multicast heartbeats will be intermittent at times during this maintenance window.

Please note that BXE and CXE environments are not impacted by these maintenance activities.

Please contact the Trade Desk if you have any questions.

All current and historical Bats Europe notices, including symbol universe updates, are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.

Trade Desk
Bats Europe ... Making Markets Better
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* BATS Trading Limited is a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Bats Europe: Resilient connectivity to the TRF environment

September 06, 2016 11:53:19

Dear Bats Europe Participants
Bats Europe (Bats) would like to remind Participants of its BXTR Off-Exchange trade reporting services that they should have resilient network connectivity to the TRF environment whereby they can connect to both the primary data centre in LD4 (Equinix, Slough) and the secondary data centre in LD3 (Equinix, Park Royal) for disaster recovery purposes under all scenarios. To support this, specific guidance for TRF connectivity is now included in section 19 of the Connectivity Manual

Participants are free to choose the connectivity solution that suits their business needs, however Bats strongly recommends that Participants have fully resilient connectivity and this includes separate connectivity to LD3. A full disaster recovery explanation is provided in the Bats Europe Disaster Recovery Guide.

Bats offers TCP port listeners and multicast PITCH heartbeats to assist Participants in testing connectivity outside of Production hours.

Participants should use the Ports tool in the Bats secure web portal to confirm TRF environment TCP port and IP address details for both LD4 and LD3 data centres. Access to the portal can be ordered from the Trade Desk.

As a reminder, Bats will be conducting its annual disaster recovery (DR) test on the Production BXE and CXE integrated order books and TRF environment on Saturday 24th September 2016. The purpose of this testing day is for Bats to simulate various DR failover scenarios, including a test of market failover from its primary data centre at Equinix Slough (LD4) to its secondary data centre at Equinix Park Royal (LD3). Participant attendance is not mandatory but is strongly recommended as this exercise affords Participants the ability to observe how their trading, trade reporting and market data applications would function in a DR scenario at Bats Europe. Please contact the Trade Desk to register your attendance.

Documentation

* Connectivity Manual

* Disaster Recovery Guide

Please contact [email protected], the Trade Desk or your Account Manager if you have any questions.

All current and historical Bats Europe notices, including symbol universe updates, are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.

Trade Desk
Bats Europe
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* BATS Trading Limited is a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

REMINDER: Bats Europe: Annual Disaster Recovery Test - Saturday 24th September 2016

September 02, 2016 07:25:56

Dear Bats Europe Participants

Disaster Recovery test - Saturday 24th September 2016

Bats Europe will be conducting its annual disaster recovery (DR) test on the Production BXE and CXE integrated order books and TRF environment on Saturday 24th September 2016. The purpose of this testing day is for Bats Europe to simulate various DR failover scenarios, including a test of market failover from its primary data centre at Equinix Slough (LD4) to its secondary data centre at Equinix Park Royal (LD3). Participant attendance is not mandatory but is strongly recommended as this exercise affords Participants the ability to observe how their trading, trade reporting and market data applications would function in the event of a DR event at Bats Europe. Please contact the Trade Desk to register your attendance.

Participants should note the following:

* Change Freeze - Participants wishing to take part in the DR test must submit any outstanding requests for new ports by 16:00 UK time on Thursday 22nd September. No new port requests will be processed on Friday 23rd September.
* Production Data - Please ensure that your systems are configured not to send production trade reports to Bats Europe when our systems come up on the DR test morning as all data from the day will be discarded as test data.
* Disaster Recovery Testing Guide - Now available, including the schedule of activities.

Key contacts on the day

* The standard Bats Europe support contacts will be available from 07:00 until 12:40 UK time:

o NOC: [email protected] +44 20 7012 8905

o Trade Desk: [email protected] +44 20 7012 8901

Conference Bridge

* There will be an one-way conference bridge open from 07:30 and close at 12:40 UK used by Bats Europe staff to disseminate regular progress updates throughout the day.

* Details of the conference bridge will be sent out closer to the DR test date.

Documentation

* Disaster Recovery Guide - This document describes how the Secondary site at Equinix Park Royal (LD3) functions in the event of a datacentre failover invocation by Bats Europe.

* Disaster Recovery Testing Guide - Now available, including the schedule of activities.

Please contact the Trade Desk or your Account Manager if you have any questions.

All current and historical Bats Europe notices, including symbol universe updates, are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.

Trade Desk
Bats Europe ... Making Markets Better
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* BATS Trading Limited is a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Bats Europe: BXTR TRF order handler issue this morning - Post-mortem

June 10, 2016 13:00:56

Dear BXTR TRF Participants,

At 07:15 UK time today, the Bats Europe TRF environment experienced access issues to the order handler servers. Connectivity to the associated ports was temporarily impacted before being restored at 07:50 UK time. The issue impacted logical connectivity to some TRF FIX and BOE sessions.

A Trade Desk notice advising of the above issue and its subsequent resolution was communicated to all BXTR TRF Participants immediately afterwards.

BXE and CXE order books were unaffected by the above.

Please contact the Trade Desk or your Account Manager if you have any questions.

All current and historical Bats Europe notices, including symbol universe updates, are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.
Trade Desk,
Bats Europe ... Making Markets Better
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* Bats Trading Limited is a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Bats Europe: First Alert, TRF environment technical issue Resolved

June 10, 2016 07:54:36

Please be advised that all issues at Bats Europe have been resolved.

All systems are operating normally.

Please contact the Trade Desk or your Account Manager if you have further questions.

Current and historical Bats Europe status alerts and updates are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.

Trade Desk
Bats Europe
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* Bats Trading Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Bats Europe: First Alert, TRF environment technical issue

June 10, 2016 07:22:15

Please be advised that Bats Europe is currently investigating system issues with the TRF environment and will advise.

Current and historical Bats Europe status alerts and updates are available online at www.batstrading.co.uk/alerts.

Trade Desk
Bats Europe
P: +44.207.012.8901
E: [email protected]
www.batstrading.co.uk
* Bats Trading Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority