Kx

Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries.

Company Announcements

Kx technology selected by Canadian Securities Administrators for advanced market surveillance
Kx technology selected by Canadian Securities Administrators for advanced market surveillance

13th September 2018

-CSA members are the latest regulators to turn to Kx to meet their advanced surveillance requirements to ensure market integrity- (Newry, Northern Ireland) Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, announces that it has been selected by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) to build and manage a next generation market analytics platform...
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Kx technology and related machine learning libraries now available on Anaconda’s distribution platform

12th September 2018

(Newry, Northern Ireland, 12 September 2018) Kx announces a partnership with Anaconda, Inc. to add the kdb+ database system, and related machine learning libraries, to Anaconda’s popular Python and R open source distribution platform. Kdb+ is now much more easily integrated into Python-based projects and technologists outside of the kdb+...
Kx to power Gyana AI’s next generation analytics platform
Kx to power Gyana AI’s next generation analytics platform

7th August 2018

London, UK (7 August 2018): Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, announces that its technology has been chosen by Gyana AI to power its behavioural analytics platform. Gyana’s technology enables its clients, who range from retailers and consulting firms to government agencies, to obtain deeper insights from the analysis of location data....
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Kx selected by BroadBridge Networks to power its cybersecurity platform

31st July 2018

London, UK (31 July 2018) Kx, a division of First Derivatives, announces today that its Kx technology has been selected by BroadBridge Networks to power its cybersecurity platform. The partnership provides access to the Kx technology stack, enabling BroadBridge Networks to provide streaming analytics on network telemetry at previously unachievable...
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European Energy Market Contract Win

16th July 2018

FD announces that it has been selected, alongside its partner CGI, to deliver a next-generation electricity information exchange for Fingrid, the transmission system operator for Finland. This significant contract win further demonstrates Kx technology’s applicability within utilities, in particular opening up the potential for further wins...
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Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute

10th July 2018

London, UK (10 July 2018) Announcing today that the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) will continue to use Kx’s analytics capabilities to build on its space research success in this summer’s mission. Kx will be partnering with FDL and the SETI Institute on two key areas, including Space Weather and Exoplanet Identification. ...
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FD to buy out minority Kx Systems shareholders

2nd July 2018

FD announces that it has reached agreement with the minority shareholders of Kx Systems, Inc. (“Kx Systems”), a subsidiary of the Group, regarding the acquisition by FD of their entire remaining shareholding (the ‘Transaction’). Upon completion of the Transaction, which is expected to take place on or before 29 June 2019, FD...
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Kx announces Dashboards integration with Finsemble and OpenFin

29th June 2018

Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc (FD) and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ analytics database, has announced Dashboards for Kx integration with Finsemble and OpenFin. Dashboards for Kx’s rich visualization, powered by the complex processing capabilities and speed of Kx technology, is now enhanced with a seamless desktop...
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Kx selected by KETS to power quantum secured encryption solutions

28th June 2018

Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, today announces a partnership with quantum security specialist KETS Quantum Security to use Kx technology to power its quantum encryption security platform. This agreement will allow KETS to provide a high-performance solution with a small footprint using the kdb+ time series database for high-speed...
Kx announces the availability of kdb+ on Google Cloud Launcher
Kx announces the availability of kdb+ on Google Cloud Launcher

12th June 2018

Kx, a leader in high-performance computing, today announced a collaboration with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to make its kdb+ database system available on Google Cloud Launcher for mission critical use cases, complex analytics, machine learning and operational intelligence applications. Kx customers can now take advantage of both the Google...