Elektron Real Time

High performance local access to global markets


  • Significantly low latency
  • Broad and deep coverage
  • Flexible delivery options
  • Low total cost of ownership

Intended for

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Market Data Manager
  • Trading Architect


Thomson Reuters Elektron Real Time provides low latency, consolidated access to a comprehensive breadth and depth of content across a diverse range of asset classes and geographies.

A suite of flexible delivery options enable this content to address the particular workflow requirements of trading firms. The suite includes two secure internet delivery options: Connect fuels applications via a low cost, zero footprint, real time feed; while Connect for Eikon powers order management applications with real time and reference data, alongside a Thomson Reuters Eikon desktop, with no onsite infrastructure and no additional liability costs for Exchange Fees.

A unified and extensible data model makes it easier for customers to integrate real time content into chosen workflow applications and provides full backwards compatibility with legacy data models for ease of upgrade.

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Low latency delivery

High performance. A truly distributed global architecture enables in-region collection and distribution of content, supported by data centers in the world’s key financial locations.

Broad and deep coverage

Elektron Real Time delivers market-by-price, full depth of book for global venues. The extensible nature of our data model also makes it easier and quicker to on-board new content, both from exchanges and other sources.

Ease of integration

In our data model, all message fields that are common across source feeds have consistent field identifiers, so it’s easy for you to integrate content into your workflow applications. Backward compatibility with legacy data models ensures ease of upgrade.

Low total cost of ownership

A single-access device accommodates global content, so you can consolidate your data services and minimize connectivity costs with a complete choice of last-mile connectivity options.

Flexible delivery options

A suite of flexible delivery options for Elektron Real Time, including two secure internet options, allows us to address the particular workflow requirements of both buy- and sell-side trading firms.

High value global content

Real time coverage of thousands of exchanges and OTC traded markets, along with award-winning news and analytics

Next generation software design

Unified, logical data model; efficient bandwidth optimized binary transport protocol; fully thread aware

Truly distributed global architecture enabling local collections and distributions

Points of presence in New York, London, Chicago, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney,  Johannesburg, Mumbai, Seoul and Toronto (more to come)

Full choice of last-mile connectivity options

Thomson Reuters Managed Connectivity (TRMC) and Customer Managed Connectivity (CMC)

Resiliency and service management

Real time alerting capabilities and expert service personnel to provide rapid response to technical queries

Inside Market Data Awards 2014: Best Low-Latency Data/Technology Vendor

Best Low-Latency Data/Technology Vendor by Inside Market Data

For the eighth year in a row we have been awarded Best Low Latency Data Vendor by Inside Market Data.

Waters Rankings 2013 - Best Low Latency Provider

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