FIX Performance Session Layer based on SBE.

iLink 3

A new order entry protocol on CME Globex based on FIXP.


Simple Binary Encoding optimized for low latency of encoding and decoding.

iLink 3 Connection

It is comprised of four or three iterations: negotiate (is not required for intra-week connections), establish, message exchange, and terminate.

iLink 3 Session

It is comprised of one or more iLink 3 Connections, meaning that an iLink 3 Session spans multiple negotiations.