Established in 1993, Kx Systems specializes in capturing, storing and analyzing unlimited amounts of real-time and historical data. The company manipulates in-memory and on-disk databases and builds distributed low-latency applications. Its Kdb+ is a high-performance, column-based database with a single data format that eliminates latency across multiple data management systems. Kx Systems solutions have applications in telecom usage analysis operations and financial and energy trading transactions. The company s clients include Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Rand Merchant Bank, and Connor, and the Clark & Lunn Financial Group. It has partnerships with First Derivatives and Symagon. Kx Systems organizes periodic user meetings and conferences.