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August 23, 2005

SIA Tech 2005

By Editorial Staff

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(Traders Magazine, August 2005) -- The following firms are some of Traders Magazine advertisers that exhibited at the SIA Technology Conference. If you were unable to attend the show please look through these listings to locate products and services that can make your business more effecient and profitable.

Aegis Software Inc.

Aegis creates powerful, sophisticated and easy to use trading software for financial services companies that demand performance, robustness, availability and flexibility. **Athena Trader** is an order execution system for global equities, futures, options and FX with extensive support for algorithmic, quantitative, portfolio and basket trading; and access to built-in, custom or broker/dealer algorithms. **AthenaDMAServer** serves, monitors, and controls incoming FIX order flow, provides tag and protocol mapping, manages trading limits and interfaces to Athena Trader for smart order routing and order management functions. **AthenaGatewayServer** provides direct communications to major execution venues (NYSE, NASDAQ, INET, ARCA, etc) and broker/dealers on a scalable basis, handing thousands of messages/second with no single point of failure. **Testing Products** Used by 9 of the top 10 US broker/dealers, ExchangeSimulator, ClientSimulator and T3 are the industry standards for automated, regression, interactive and performance testing.

Aegis Software Inc.

14 Penn Plaza, 8th floor, New York, NY 10122

Phone: 212-651-9465 * Website: www.aegisoft.com

Contact: Steven Santivenere, Product Sales Manager,

ssantivenere@aegisoft.com

John O'Connell, Product Sales Executive, 312.320.0927

joconnell@aegisoft.com

Archipelago

Archipelago Holdings (PCX: AX) operates the Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx) the first totally open all-electronic stock exchange in the United States. ArcaEx trades all Nasdaq-listed equity securities and exchange listed equity securities, including those listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition to offering core execution services, ArcaEx provides corporated clients with listing services and innovative data products. In 2004, Archipelag launched ArcaVision to provide corporate and trading clients with more transparent market data, analytical tools and access to market-wide and ArcaEx specific trading information. Archipelago Holdings completed its initial public offering in august 2004.

Archipelago

100 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 312-442-7092 * Website: www.arcaex.com

Contact: Natalie Jansen, Marketing

natalie@archipelago.com

BNY Brokerage

BNY Brokerage is a premier institutional agency brlkerage firm offering conflict-free solutions in executive management, commission management and transition management. We provide customized solutions for institutional clients through Dex (Direct Execution Services), our comprehensive direct market access trading platform, which offers traders the tools and algorithms to completely control trading to all points of liquidity and out broker-assisted platform that offers clients the support of experienced sales traders and NYSE house brokers to serve as an extension of your trading desk.

BNY Brokerage

1633 Broadway, 48th floor, New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-468-7812 * Website: www.bnybrokerage.com

Contact: Mark Perdigo, Managing Director

mperdigo@bnybrokerage.com

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