Real-time and historical market data: Priorities, preferences and the cloud

Almost half of firms see the greatest need for vendor support around the sourcing of market data from exchanges and other venues For historical market data, most respondents’ top priority is vendor-normalized data, followed by global venue coverage, feed coverage and lossless data accessed directly from the source Most respondents cite the ability to focus on their core capabilities, followed by more predictable costs, as the primary drivers for outsourcing their data management and storage functions