The AMQP Working Group is collaborating on specifications for messaging infrastructure that provides a simple yet powerful way of connecting messaging-dependent applications. AMQP’s scope covers messaging within and between firms, with applicability to both business and infrastructure messaging.
The Software & Information Industry Association’s Financial Information Services Division (FISD) was established to provide a neutral and balanced business forum for exchanges, third-party providers, market data vendors, brokerage firms, asset managers and banks to address and resolve issues related to the dissemination, management, administration and use of financial information. Members use FISD to exchange ideas, establish new levels of mutual understanding and improve the business climate associated with the worldwide flow of financial information.
The Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) conducts hands-on research into the latest technology stacks for the capital markets industry. Published STAC Reports document the performance of specific combinations of application, middleware, operating system, processor and network technologies against particular benchmarks.