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Go East Young Man

They say timing is everything, so perhaps it was fortuitous that I managed to catch up with David Stanton – Cable & Wireless Worldwide’s man in Singapore – just a few days before news of...
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A Random Walk Down Brick Lane

Having spent some time last year at Equinix’s LD4 data centre in Slough for a piece in our A-Team Insight Quarterly magazine (check out Issue 10, Q3 2009 here) – and getting an exclusive preview of...
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Opinion: New Wall Street Film Shows That Technology Never Sleeps

By Dr Giles Nelson, Deputy CTO, Progress Software The latest Wall Street movie – ‘Money Never Sleeps’ – opens with Gordon Gekko, the man who so famously stated “Greed is good” in the first film,...
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Hibernia Aims to Undercut Latency with Express New York to London Link

Hibernia Atlantic is planning a sub 60 millisecond latency cable link between New York and London, claiming that none of its competitors will be able to beat its speed in the timeframe before the...
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A-Team Insight Exchange Takes a Holistic Approach to Latency

Next week’s A-Team Insight Exchange event in London will feature a number of sessions that focus on latency and how to reduce it - not only through fast messaging middleware and co-location, but...
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Plus Markets Puts Algo Technologies at Heart of New Exchange Plans

Plus Markets' plans to develop a competitive stock exchange by creating new products and services on the basis of its status as a recognised investment exchange are underpinned by a technology...
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Scaling New Market Data Peaks

It’s becoming quite a frequent event - that being the press release from marketdatapeaks.com about a new record high as measured using the Exegy ticker plant appliance that powers it. Today, the...
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The Consolidated Tape Iceman Cometh

We read the latest CESR advice on transaction reporting with alarm. In short, it suggested that the market had failed to find its own solution to the challenge of transaction reporting in a...
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NYSE Technologies Names Connectivity Providers for Basildon Liquidity Centre

NYSE Technologies has named Colt, euNetworks and Verizon as connectivity providers for co-location customers accessing NYSE Euronext’s European liquidity centre in Basildon, Essex. The trio will...
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Thomson Reuters' Redwood Steps Down; What's Next?

The resignation this week of Mark Redwood, head of Thomson Reuters Markets’ Sales & Trading unit, confirms Step 2 of the three-step CEO succession scenario we outlined back in March. But it...

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