San Mateo, CA – February 24, 2012 - Xignite, Inc., the leading market data cloud provider, today announced that it has been recognized by popular blog ProgrammableWeb.com
as the fourth biggest API (application programmable interface) provider, listed just below Yahoo!, and alongside Facebook, Google, and Twitter . Lauded for scalability and ease-of-use, Xignite’s flagship product Xignite Realtime Stock Quotes API is a favorite among web programmers looking to create financial websites. Additionally, Xignite provides a breadth of APIs. Had all of Xignite’s products been considered, Xignite could have possibly been placed higher on the list of providers. Most notably, Xignite achieved this distinction on the back of only one of its fifty two web services, when combined deliver thousands of API to its clients around the globe.
Below is a sampling of the companies tracked by ProgrammableWeb.com
listed according to the number of APIs each provides: Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Xignite, Amazon, eBay, New York Times, AT&T, USA Today, Facebook, Rackspace, Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
Among other popular services, Xignite Realtime Stock Quotes
empowers programmers to powerful develop websites and applications which deliver real-time Level -1 stock quotes from all major U.S. stock exchanges including price, bid, ask, volume, and many more data points. Explore why 1000+ companies around the globe have embraced the cloud and made a move to Xignite for their market data needs. Take a free test drive by visiting www.xignite.com. More information is available by contacting your local Xignite expert at 1.866.XML.SOAP [1.866.965.7627] or sending your questions to info [at] xignite.com.
Xignite is the leading provider of cloud-based market data solutions. Xignite's market data cloud fulfills more than five billion service requests per month and offers more than 50 financial Web Services providing real-time, historical and reference data for global equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income, mutual funds, derivatives and OTC instruments. Xignite solutions power mission-critical applications for front, back and mid-office, investor relations, dashboards, e-commerce, wireless applications and financial websites for more than 1000 clients in 50 countries, including Citi, GE, Wells Fargo, Computershare, ING, BNY Mellon, Natixis, Dow Jones, Forbes.com, Seeking Alpha, ExxonMobil, Starbucks, and Barrick Gold. The award-winning XigniteOnDemand cloud platform also powers on-demand market data distribution solutions for stock exchanges, trading venues, OTC brokers and market data originators including the CME Group, NASDAQ OMX, BGCantor and Pearson. For more information, please visit www.xignite.com or call 1-866-XML-SOAP.
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