Allegro’s latest generation of solutions are powered by grid computing to manage numerically intensive processes, leverage a Service Oriented Architecture for integration and connectivity flexibility, and use Standardized Integration Components to capture market behavior and leverage enterprise platforms.
- Grid Computing - Allegro solutions use grid computing to manage numerically intensive processes such as real-time valuation and optimization. Grid computing allows for P&L, VaR, MtM, exposure and other metrics to be continuously updated. As data points change, such as physical quantity, price or volatility, calculations occur automatically and the new information is instantly distributed across the enterprise.
- Interactive Trading Environment - Allegro 8’s Interactive Trading Environment (ITE) enables traders and marketers to view existing positions and to dynamically optimize them based upon real-time connectivity to more than 22 commodity exchanges as well as streaming pricing data. Profit & Loss, Value at Risk (VaR), Mark to Market (MtM), exposure and other metrics are continuously updated. Optimized scenarios are ranked and allow the user to quickly identify the most profitable outcomes. Optimal scenarios can be transformed into strategies with a single click. Strategies consist of actual and hypothetical legs, and can be dynamically simulated to view affects of price movements, volatility and other variables.
- Service Oriented Architecture & Standardized Integration Components - Allegro’s Service Oriented Architecture allows customers to select only the components and functionalities they need, while simplifying deployment and enabling companies to quickly expand into new markets. Web Services further enhance the SOA, allowing customers to integrate external systems and data sources directly into the Allegro platform. Allegro’s architecture also uses a standardized integration component platform for flexible integration with existing platforms and with partner-developed components that provide direct connectivity to sources like Platts, Logical Information Machines (“LIM”), and commodity exchanges. As a result, Allegro’s solutions are readily implemented and expanded.