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Barchart Launches New Website for Institutional Clients and Introduces EDM Solutions


CHICAGO, IL – October 7, 2014 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced the launch of a new website featuring financial technology and market data solutions specifically designed for business-to-business (B2B) clients and the introduction of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions.

The new website (www.barchartmarketdata.com) focuses on five key services:

  • Data Feeds, from real-time streaming to end-of-day and historical tick data;
  • Cloud-Based Solutions, hosted by AWS, for clients looking for OnDemand market data and information;
  • Website Solutions featuring financial content and tools for third-party websites and applications;
  • Custom and off-the-shelf Software, featuring real-time market data, trading and analysis platforms that clients can also white-label;
  • and Enterprise Data Management (EDM) managed solutions for data collection, management and distribution.

The new website provides details about all of these services, including case studies that highlight how clients have utilized Barchart solutions within different industries. For those looking for technical details, the site includes information about Barchart's market data APIs, connectivity options and compatibility with third-party software.

“Our financial technology and market data solutions are extensive, and this new website presents our solutions clearly, including our additional focus on EDM," said Barchart President Eero Pikat. “We wanted to do a better job of showing clients how our services can serve their needs, highlighting our extensive sets of market data and other content, along with the related technology and infrastructure we can offer. I think our clients and prospects will be pleased with what we can offer them," added Pikat.

“Barchart has amassed an enormous amount of valuable content that clients can use in a variety of ways," said Mark Haraburda, Managing Director of Business Development and Sales. “Our content sources include exchanges, other third-party providers and data we collect or create internally. We can deliver this content in almost any format," added Haraburda.

Clients can choose from a myriad of options: normalized broadcast streaming feeds using a Java or .NET API; a raw low-latency format; an on-demand web services API in JSON or XML format; hosted JavaScript Include solutions for a website; or accessing data directly through Barchart's flagship software product, Barchart Trader.

“What makes this site useful for clients is that we include detailed lists, links, and specifications, so companies can really see how one or another solution might fit in with their existing projects, or how Barchart could add value to new products and services," Haraburda continued.

The Content section lists all of the financial data and information offered by Barchart: Exchange Price Data, Index Price Data, Equity Fundamentals, ETFs & Mutual Funds, Corporate Actions, Commodity Fundamentals, Technical Data, News and Weather. Users can find information on the exchanges covered by Barchart, as well as related exchange fees.

The Data Feeds section contains comprehensive information on the types of data feeds available. This includes low-latency raw/exchange formatted feeds, as well as normalized broadcast data feeds—available in real-time or delayed frequency. In addition, there are details about Barchart's On-Demand web services, an AWS cloud-based solution complete with over 35 different APIs. Barchart can provide end-of-day and historical data feeds, plus solutions to integrate market data into Independent Software Vendor (ISV) platforms.

The Website Solutions section offers custom or off-the-shelf content and tools for third-party websites. Visitors can see visual examples of the types of data, information and tools that can be integrated, as well as live demonstrations of those elements. Companies from many industries can find useful options: Barchart serves the financial services industry, exchanges, wealth management, commodity firms, and media. Barchart's Website Solutions are hosted and maintained by Barchart, and can be integrated using JavaScript or JSON.

The Software section features Barchart's premier real-time market data, charting, analysis and futures trading platform—Barchart Trader. Barchart Trader features are highlighted, including the desktop, tablet and mobile formats. There are details about how companies can white-label and customize Barchart Trader, as well as information about other Barchart software products: AgPlus, and an Excel Add-In for real-time market data. Visitors can view information about third-party software platforms that are compatible with Barchart market data feeds.

The Enterprise Data Management (EDM) section presents Barchart's powerful infrastructure for storing, processing and distributing data. EDM services include data warehousing; data distribution and management; API development; front-end displays, charting and analytics; content management; subscriptions; and, e-commerce. Information is included about Barchart's EDM infrastructure which includes both our physical data center (Equinix) and Amazon Web Services' cloud-based data center.

For more information, please visit www.barchartmarketdata.com.

About Barchart
With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart’s goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com.

Contact:
Mark Haraburda
Managing Director
Barchart.com, Inc.
(312) 506-8705
haraburda@barchart.com


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