|FIX/FAST 2.0 Updates|
Effective this Sunday, May 9, 2010, CME Globex will launch FIX/FAST 2.0 for production parallel testing, on a subset of new Market Data Platform channels. As of Sunday, June 6, CME Globex market data will be disseminated exclusively in FIX/FAST 2.0 format. This launch introduces a number of customer-requested enhancements to support trading and market data strategies.
Production Parallel Testing
CME Group will make available a new configuration file for the Production environment, named config20.xml. This file will contain 5 channels utilizing the FIX/FAST 2.0 format. These channels will have new IP addresses and ports. The balance of channels in this file will be in the FIX/FAST 1.6 format with the current multicast IPs and ports.
Mock Trading Sessions
A third mock trading session has been added to the schedule. On Saturday, June 5, all current production channels will broadcast FIX/FAST 2.0-format. More information will be available in upcoming CME Globex and Quote Vendor Notices.
Please contact Global Account Management with any questions about these mock sessions.
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