Kx Systems

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

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FD announces a strategic acquisition to expand it’s Telco product offering

11th December 2017

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Telconomics09 S.L (“Telconomics”), a privately-held provider of telco analytics software, for a total consideration of up to €2.5m. The acquisition is expected to be earnings enhancing in its first full year and forms part of the...
Kx strengthens FX Platforms business with appointment of Richard Kiel as Global Head of Forex Solutions
Kx strengthens FX Platforms business with appointment of Richard Kiel as Global Head of Forex Solutions

27th November 2017

Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I), announces that it has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Richard Kiel as Global Head of Forex Solutions. Rich will be responsible for growing Kx’s Forex Platforms business including Trading, Aggregation, Price Distribution, Smart Order Routing, and Pre-...
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Kx acquires rights to Enlightenment Research’s PyQ interface to Python for kdb+

20th November 2017

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that its Kx Systems division has acquired the rights to PyQ from Enlightenment Research LLC. PyQ, or Python for kdb+, is a set of software components that simplifies the running of a Python interpreter embedded in a kdb+ server. Kdb+ is an in-memory, time-series database with a built-in programming language...
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Kx selected by Red Bull Racing for Sensor Analytics

7th November 2017

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that it has been selected by Red Bull Racing as a team supplier for the use of its Kx technology to analyse sensor data from its Formula 1 vehicles. Initially, Kx will be deployed for the analysis of wind tunnel data, a critical element in the development of faster, more competitive F1 cars. It is intended...
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Kx selected by BrainWaveBank as the platform for the world’s first Big Data collection of brainwave activity

23rd October 2017

- Kx technology to support BrainWaveBank as it uses AI to transform cognitive health - - Solutions based on Kx will allow individuals to monitor their cognitive health and allow BrainWaveBank to develop systems capable of screening for early signs of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease - - Using AI, the platform will analyse large...
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Kx technology selected to power e-commerce AI platform for Scientific Revenue

19th October 2017

– Kx selected as Scientific Revenue’s real-time analytics platform for online dynamic pricing – – Using Machine Learning and Applied Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Revenue’s platform analyses the behaviour of millions of users and applies machine learning techniques to increase revenue for its mobile gaming...
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Major Machine Learning Investment in Kx Technology

19th September 2017

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces a range of initiatives to put machine learning (ML) capabilities at the heart of future development for the Group’s Kx technology, in direct response to increasing interest from current and potential customers. The measures announced today will accelerate delivery of pipeline opportunities in software and...
Kx Announces ChartIQ Integration into Real-Time Data Visualization and Analysis User Interface
Kx Announces ChartIQ Integration into Real-Time Data Visualization and Analysis User Interface

18th July 2017

Kx Systems (Kx), a division of First Derivatives plc (FD) and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces today that Dashboards for Kx now offers ChartIQ integration as an optional addition to its visualization capabilities. Dashboards for Kx is a real-time data visualization platform built on HTML5 and optimized...
Kx Systems: Kdb+ Powers Trading Platform for BitMEX High-Frequency Bitcoin Exchange
Kx Systems: Kdb+ Powers Trading Platform for BitMEX High-Frequency Bitcoin Exchange

29th June 2017

Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives plc (FD), and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, announces that Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, has expanded its use of kdb+ within its trading platform. Kdb+ is widely used in the financial services industry to power trading and...
Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics
Kx and Vexata break records in STAC benchmarks of tick data analytics

16th May 2017

San Jose/London, May 16th, 2017: Kx Systems (Kx), a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc and provider of the industry-leading kdb+ time series database, and Vexata, the leader in high performance enterprise storage systems, announced record shattering results in independent testing by the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC®). ...