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 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...
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Kx provides rapid access to unstructured data

17th May 2018

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time-series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology. The rapid analysis of unstructured data is essential in...
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Kx selected by Red Sift to power cloud-based cybersecurity platform

17th May 2018

London, UK (17 May 2018) Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, today announces that cybersecurity specialist Red Sift has selected its Kx technology to power its cyber attack prevention offering. This partnership agreement gives Red Sift powerful new tools for building innovative products on top of its cloud-based developer platform. Red Sift...
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Kx Announces Support for Cryptocurrencies on Kx for Flow Platform

14th May 2018

London, UK (14 May 2018). Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I), announces that its Kx for Flow electronic trading platform has been extended to support the trading of cryptocurrencies. Kx for Flow is an HTML5 white label foreign exchange trading platform offering users the ability to create bespoke...
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Kx technology helps support research infrastructure at Citadel

28th March 2018

LONDON/PALO ALTO, CA (28 March 2018) – Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives plc (FD), announces that Citadel, a global investment firm, has expanded its use of Kx technology to help support its investment research process. Kx’s time-series database kdb+ is widely used in the financial services industry for trading and risk...
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Kx extends use of world’s fastest time series database kdb+ with on-demand offering for cloud and on-premises

27th March 2018

PALO ALTO, CA (27 March 2018) Kx Systems announces that it has released a software as a service version of kdb+, its core technology. Kdb+ on demand has a new flexible pricing model which makes it widely accessible to programmers for all uses. This model is available for use on premises, as well as to meet the rising demand for implementations on...
Kx parent, FD announces Contract Win in Gaming
Kx parent, FD announces Contract Win in Gaming

20th February 2018

FD (AIM:FDP.L, ESM:FDP.I) announces that it has signed a contract with a FTSE 100 gaming company for the use of Kx technology to provide data analytics services. The contract win follows a successful proof of concept in which Kx provided operational intelligence that demonstrated a compelling return on investment versus traditional database...
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Kx Retail Innovation Index reveals top brands driving growth and loyalty through technology

16th January 2018

More than ever, retailers face growing pressure to innovate and adapt to the changing habits of customers - no area is exempt from the impact of the digital revolution. Technology and data bring opportunities to grow sales through ever improving customer experiences. As technology moves at pace, retailers are struggling to identify where to start,...
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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-...