Friday, September 28, 2012
Data Technical News #2012 - 26
NASDAQ OMX to Retire the Web Interface for Historical ITCH Data Effective November 1, 2012
What you need to know:
What is being announced?
Effective Thursday, November 1, 2012, NASDAQ OMX will retire the web interface for historical ITCH data at itchdata.nasdaq.com.
Historical ITCH data will still be available via the FTP protocol interface. Customers accessing the data outside of the web interface will see no changes. Automated processes using data retrieved via the FTP protocol will not be affected.
How do I access the FTP Protocol?
Please refer to the Web-Based Specification page for technical specifications for the data products. The Secured FTP Specifications for each product has been provided below:
- Secure FTP Protocol Interface for Historical TotalView-ITCH
- Secure FTP Protocol Interface for BX Historical TotalView-ITCH
- Historical NASDAQ Velocity and Forces FTP Server Directions
- Historical NASDAQ Market Pathfinders FTP Server Directions
Although secure, the FTP protocol can be accessed via the various FTP solutions available on the internet. Customers that only use the web interface will use their current login credentials to access the FTP interface.
Where can I find additional information?
- Refer to the Web-Based Market Data Specifications page on the NASDAQ OMX Trader website.
- Contact NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products at +1 301 978 5307 (Option #4).
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About the NASDAQ OMX Group: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.