CME Group requires all applications interacting with the CME Globex platform to complete certification to iLink order entry API and/or Market Data Platform (MDP) before accessing production. Certification to these interfaces is designed to optimize performance and minimize risk.
If you are looking for consulting resources, please visit our Technology Partner Services Directory. These independent software vendors can provide product and development assistance for connectivity to the CME Globex order routing and market data interfaces.
iLink, the CME Globex order routing interface, is built on the industry-standard FIX protocol.
The Market Data Platform, the market data interface for CME Globex, enables you to integrate CME Group market data into your trading applications. Market Data Platform (MDP) 3.0 is a low latency and direct data access solution designed to improve customers’ ability to process and act on real-time price information