|Topics in this issue include:
|Critical System Updates|
CME Globex Network Migration to New Data Center
A client impact overview is also available.
If you have any questions regarding this migration, please contact your Global Account Manager at 312.634.8700 in the U.S.; +44 (0) 20 7796 7100 in Europe; or +852.3101.7696 in Asia.
Volume Controls for iLink Administrative Messaging
Normally, administrative messaging from customers does not approach the 100 MPS threshold.
Implementing this volume control for administrative messaging at 100 MPS is designed to:
This launch will have no impact on application messages. Order routing messages will not be counted towards the messaging threshold or be subject to rejection.
iLink administrative messages are:
The volume controls for administrative messaging are available in New Release for customer testing.
For more information, please contact the CME Globex Control Center at 312.456.2391.
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Products on CME Globex
New and existing CME Group customers who would like to trade BMD products must establish all appropriate agreements and accounts with a Bursa Malaysia Clearing Firm to be authorized to trade BMD products. Contact your Global Account Manager at CME Group for more information.
FIX/FAST-format market data will be enhanced to support BMD products on CME Globex as outlined in the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Client Impact Assessment. There are no impacts to iLink order routing for this launch.
BMD products are currently available in New Release for customer testing.
Pre-Live Mock Trading Session Mock
COMEX, NYMEX, and DME Futures Enhancements
The messaging and functionality impacts are documented online in the Client Impact Assessment.
CME Group recommends all system providers supporting NYMEX, COMEX or DME futures test these changes thoroughly in New Release.
Expansion of Listings for COMEX Copper Futures and Gold Futures and Options
2-Year Treasury Note Options Strike Changes
With this change, all maturities of the 2-Year U.S. Treasury Note options will list at-the-money (ATM) ± 15 strikes. Currently, ATM ±10 strikes are listed for all maturities.
These changes in options listings will be available for customer testing in New Release Monday, September 20, 2010.
|Events & Announcements|
CME Globex Disaster Recovery
Twice a year CME Group offers Simulated CME Globex DR testing and the next such test is scheduled for Saturday, September 25.
The Simulated CME Globex DR testing is designed to ensure that customers can successfully failover to the DR environment, send orders and fallback to the production environment in case of an emergency. Customers are required to register online and in advance to participate. Disaster Recovery IPs and ports have been distributed by your CME Global Account Manager.
Complete information on the CME Group business continuity program, including upcoming test dates and the DR Client Impact Assessment, is available online.
For more detailed information on the Simulated CME Globex DR testing, please contact your Global Account Manager.