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Alpha Theory Selects Lightstreamer AJAX for Live Data Delivery

Lightstreamer Has Been Deployed by Alpha Theory for its Fundamental Portfolio Management Tool

Lightstreamer has been deployed by Alpha Theory to deliver live data to their Web-based front-end. Alpha Theory is a patent-pending tool, originally designed by a hedge fund, to address the challenges of developing and maintaining an efficient portfolio utilizing expected return. Lightstreamer handles not only the delivery of real-time data from the Financial Markets but also will stream real-time updates between Alpha Theory users.

Lightstreamer is the leading push server for live data distribution based on the Ajax-Comet paradigm (also known as “AJAX Push”). Its server component implements a messaging system based on http that can manage thousands of streaming connections, where data is pushed to the many types of client (Ajax , Flex, Java, .Net, Mobile etc) in a real asynchronous fashion.

"We selected Lightstreamer because it was the clear choice to provide a scalable feature-rich push solution. No other product comes close to matching Lightstreamer's combination of features and affordability to ensure our users are getting the latest market data delivered in real-time.

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