Direct Feed Handlers

Handling latency and volume is crucial to gaining competitive advantage. Horizon Connect gateways provide global exchange connectivity to market players ranging from latency-sensitive financial institutions to large market makers seeking high-throughput trading systems. Horizon Software’s products are ready to be used out of the box and are based on a flexible architecture that enables customization of the software to satisfy specific needs and requirements.


Our feed handlers are able to disseminate normalized market data to trading applications through an easy to use low-latency API or through the ultra-fast FIX over Simple Binary Encoding (FIX/SBE) protocol.

The following real-time data are supported:

  • Exchange referential data, including strategies creation intraday
  • Real-time market data level 1 with full tick (if available)
  • Full depth exchange feed
  • RFQ reception
  • We provide support services and ongoing maintenance to cover exchange regular releases


You can consult the list of available exchanges. We also support all majors market data vendors. New native feeds are regularly added.


  • Exchange-certified gateways
  • Worldwide exchange and MTF coverage
  • FIX connectivity & low-latency API
  • Interoperability with third-party vendors
  • Open architecture to easily integrate new business requirements