QuickFAST implements the FAST Protocol which was developed by FIX Protocol Limited (http://www.fixprotocol.org/fast/) to reduce the bandwidth needed to distribute market data.
QuickFAST is portable and is routinely tested on Windows and Linux.
Object Computing Inc. (OCI) published QuickFAST as open source software. It may be used without runtime license fees. OCI offers commercial support for QuickFAST, and a variety of other open source products (http://www.ociweb.com/)
For discussion of QuickFAST: http://groups.google.com/group/quickfast_users
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