Blog entry

Final Thoughts on Sifma, Past and Present

The first SIA (now Sifma) show I attended was in 1986. In some ways, it was quite different to the event last week, while in other ways it was pretty much the same. Entering the main show floor...
News Wire

Endace, Trading Metrics Partner To Speed Electronic Transactions

Endace and Trading Metrics are partnering to help customers improve the speed of their electronic trading transactions by providing a traffic capture mechanism - monitoring both business applications...
News Wire

Gemstone, IBM, Intel Debut Gemcache

Launched at last week's Sifma show, Gemstone Systems debuted Gemcache, comprising its Gemfire data fabric, running on IBM System x bladeservers, themselves based on Intel Quad-Core Xeon processors....
News Wire

Reuters, Intel, HP, Voltaire Push Lowest Latency Configuration … and Stac Benchmark

Reuters, Intel, HP and Voltaire are collaborating to pitch what they say is the lowest latency offering based around Reuters Market Data System (RMDS). The Infiniband-based tuned configuration...
Blog entry

Sifma Rocked!

I'm referring to last week's Sifma Technology Management Conference and Exhibit in NYC. True, the new name (the result of the SIA's merger with the Bond Association) was a bit of a put off - many...
News Wire

SGX Taps BT’s Radianz Proximity Solution

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has begun to use BT Global Financial Services' Radianz Proximity Solution, enabling traders to execute extremely low latency electronic trading on the SGX derivatives...
News Wire

Wombat, Voltaire Break Million Messages Per Second

Low latency datafeed/middleware specialist Wombat Financial Software has released it's latest platform, dubbed Wombat Data Fabric, leveraging Infiniband technology from Voltaire. The new offering can...
News Wire

Exegy, DRC Partner On Hardware Acceleration

Hardware-based ticker plant vendor Exegy is working with DRC to deploy various financial trading applications leveraging DRC's coprocessor modules. Exegy already uses AMD Opteron and Field...
News Wire

Thomson Taps BT Ultra Access For TDF

Thomson Financial will use Radianz Ultra Access from the newly-named BT Global Financial Services as an ultra low latency source of U.S. exchange data for its new Thomson Data Feed (TDF). TDF is...
News Wire

Novell, Voltaire Partner to Link SUSE Linux and InfiniBand

SUSE Linux distributor Novell and Infiniband provider Voltaire are pitching a joint low latency solution to improve performance of real-time trading applications in the financial markets. The...

Pages