|Update! FIX/FAST 2.0 Launch|
Please note that the Client Impact Assessment has been updated with a changed deployment approach. CME Group recommends all customers review the updated version.
In addition, based on customer feedback, the launch schedule for FIX/FAST 2.0-format market data has been revised as follows to allow additional testing time:
This launch introduces a number of customer-requested enhancements to support trading and market data strategies. The FIX/FAST 2.0 format is not backward-compatible to the current FIX/FAST format. Even if a customer does not want to take advantage of these enhancements, to ensure uninterrupted access to CME Globex market data, all current customer systems are required to develop to FIX/FAST 2.0 and complete mandatory certification via AutoCert+.
The new AutoCert+ test suite for FIX/FAST 2.0 contains four tests focused on:
CME Group strongly recommends all systems test thoroughly in New Release prior to attempting AutoCert+ certification.
FIX/FAST 2.0 is currently available for customer testing in the New Release environment.
Updated information on this release, including launch and mock trading dates, can be found online in the FIX/FAST 2.0 Client Impact Assessment.
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