Ullink Achieves 2 μs Latency in New Version of FPGA Risk Solution in Nasdaq’s OUCH Production Environment


New York – October 25, 2011 – Ullink, a global provider of low latency connectivity and trading solutions, has today announced the release of a faster version of UL IRIS+, Ullink’s FPGA pre-trade risk solution supporting OUCH protocol. The first version of UL IRIS+ supporting FIX protocol was released a couple of months ago.

UL IRIS+ enables brokerage firms to monitor trading limits in real time, set alerts on multiple criteria and to filter orders before they hit the market. With near zero latency added to your trading infrastructure, UL IRIS+ complies with industry regulations and prevents input errors and excessive risk.

Laurent Useldinger, Ullink’s CEO said: “Our global framework is now in place to deliver any protocol rapidly. Although FPGA is an expensive technology, our hybrid model allows us to obtain a lot of leverage and reusability while outperforming competition on latency.”

About Ullink
Ullink is a cutting edge global provider of trading software and services specializing in high touch and low touch trading solutions for buy-side and sell-side market participants. For over ten years, the Ullink client experience has been grounded in access to our reliability to deliver the most current and innovative technology available in the industry. Clients benefit from Ullink’s modular, scalable front and middle-office solutions, across all asset classes, encompassing low latency, pre-trade risk, algorithmic and direct market access (DMA) trading.

Privately held, Ullink services its clients, including top-tier global financial institutions, from offices in New York, São Paulo, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney. For more information, please contact: sales@ullink.com or visit www.ullink.com.

For Ullink:
Stephanie Fields – Head of Marketing +1 (646) 304-9743 stephanie.fields@ullink.com

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