NetQoS to Host Webcast on Reducing Market Risk with the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) Protocol

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To help financial trade desk personnel measure latency, speed troubleshooting, and reconstruct trade executions in order to minimize costly delays in brokerage transactions, NetQoS® Inc. will present a live webcast on capturing and analyzing Financial Information Exchange (FIX) protocol transactions. The webcast will take place on Tuesday, July 8th at 1:00 pm Eastern.

With trillions of dollars traded annually on the NASDAQ alone, financial service entities are investing heavily in optimizing electronic trading and employing direct market access (DMA). These systems enable these entities to increase their speed to financial markets, reduce latency, and comply with industry regulations that require order to execution and market data in a timely manner. For trade desk personnel, this requires an understanding of the FIX protocol to manage the delivery of trading applications and keep latency low. This webcast will explain:

The drivers of FIX protocol application adoption The limitations of current FIX protocol management techniques and technologies How to reduce the complexity and skills needed to understand FIX messages How to gain visibility and gather metrics for FIX application response-time latency by order, client and symbol The value of trade reconstruction for rapid troubleshooting and order research The importance of proactive alerts on critical FIX and network (TCP) outages, message types, and application behavior Topic:

  Tips for Reducing Market Risk with the FIX Protocol: Understanding Application Latency and Reducing Troubleshooting Time Through Rapid Trade Reconstruction

  Presenters:

Robb Van Eman, Product Manager, NetQoS Patrick Ancipink, Director of Product Marketing, NetQoS   Date:

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008   Time:

10:00 am PDT, 12:00 pm CDT, 1:00 pm EDT, 17:00 BST

To register, visit http://www.netqos.com/trade_monitor_webinar

The webcast will be available on demand after the event.

Additional Resources:

NetQoS Trade Monitor: http://www.netqos.com/solutions/trade_monitor/index.html

White Paper on Managing the Performance of Financial Trading Applications: http://www.netqos.com/resourceroom/whitepapers/forms/trade_monitor.asp

FIX/Low Latency Resources: http://del.icio.us/LowLatencyIT_ManagingFIXBasedApplications

FIX Protocol: http://www.fixprotocol.org/

About NetQoS Inc.

NetQoS provides network and application performance management software and services that improve application delivery across the world's most complex networks. More than 800 service providers, government agencies, and large enterprises – including half of the Fortune 100 – use the NetQoS Performance Center to monitor application service levels, troubleshoot problems quickly, and plan for change. Representative NetQoS customers include Chevron, Lockheed Martin, American Express, Hilton Hotels, Siemens, Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, NASA, and Barclays Global Investors. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NetQoS has R&D centers in Austin and Raleigh, N.C., and regional sales offices in London and Singapore. For more information, visit http://www.netqos.com or call 877-835-9575.

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