This excerpt taken from the NDAQ DEF 14A filed Apr 20, 2007.
Technology Development Support Services
Nasdaq Technology Services, LLC was established in 2004 and provides software, hosting and disaster recovery services to third parties. Effective November 1, 2004, Nasdaq Technology and NASD entered into a contract for technology development support services for a fixed income trade reporting platform. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006, we received approximately $2.9 million from NASD in connection with this agreement.