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True Direct Market Access

Exegy’s DMA Platform was built for speed to help achieve quality execution and superior fill ratios. The DMA Platform offers low-latency access to major futures and options markets. Exegy does this by ensuring that all gateways are deployed in major exchange co-location data centers and all infrastructure components are designed to minimize latency. The DMA Platform’s full end-to-end stack is tuned for performance.

Access 40+ global listed derivatives and fixed income venues through a unified API that simplifies exchange connectivity and order routing. Client-facing APIs include FIX and the Binary API—a multithreaded and asynchronous API designed for speed.

The DMA Platform also offers an extensive risk management system with a central risk management API that conducts low-latency pre- and post- trade risk checks. Brokers can manage risk and order flow with tiered limit controls for other brokers, clearing firms, and trading firms. Other features include a kill switch for cancellations at the trader and firm levels as well as drop copy functionality for audit and compliance.

Exegy’s DMA Platform removes the burden of connecting and managing the infrastructure required in today’s trading environment. Market participants can focus on core business by using a write-once approach and gaining access to our DMA Platform’s hosted testbed environment before deploying into production. The DMA Platform is fully managed and supports all bug fixes, upgrades, and exchange-driven changes.

See how the DMA Platform works in action:

DMA Platform Diagram - How Vela's DMA Platform Works

Market-Leading DMA Software

Exegy’s DMA Platform is architected on our market-leading direct market access software, engineered to provide high-performance multi-broker and multi-venue connectivity. This on-demand DMA software enables firms to capture trading opportunities and execute trading strategies across a host of global markets, exchanges, and trading venues.

The risk control elements of Exegy’s Direct Market Access software allow end-user clients to benefit from their brokers’ risk management and clearing services while brokers retain full and independent control of their clients’ trading risk. Exegy’s DMA software automatically executes the risk controls at very low latency.

Use Cases

  1. Seamlessly Create New Lines of Business

    Exegy’s Direct Market Access solution is offered on a single platform in an as-a-service model. Allowing sponsored access for your clients.

  2. Effortlessly Scale Client Execution Channels

    Give your clients access to the venues and exchanges they need. The DMA Platform gives clients access to participate in opening and closing auctions, the ability to respond to RFQs, and the choice to trade actively or passively.

Getting Started

Our team tailors a solution to your firm’s needs.

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  1. Consultation

    An Exegy representative contacts you to discuss your needs and challenges.

     

  2. Requirements

    We help you determine the feeds and data delivery method you require, to begin formulating a solution plan.

     

  3. Vendor Planning

    Our experts work with industry-leading partners to find the right vendors for your system.

     

  4. Solution Review

    We present you with a comprehensive solution to best suit your needs.

     

  5. Rollout Timeline & Contract

    Our team crafts and sets up your custom solution, handing it over to your very own customer team provided by Exegy that will manage it for you.

     

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