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Viewpoints On Latency

Viewpoints on Latency is a regular collection of news, thought leadership and opinion from the Low-Latency.com community.

Viewpoints on Latency is a regular collection of news, thought leadership and opinion from the Low-Latency.com community.

Trading firms continue to invest significant sums in low-latency technologies, with connectivity and co-location being a big focus, and a large proportion of IT budgets. Reducing propagation latency from the trading chain - by going with the fastest network provider and installing systems in co-location data centres - remains for many the simplest approach to remaining in the lead of the latency race, though in itself it’s not a universal panacea for business success.

The “Three Ms of Latency” are a set of essential steps that turn the data that's derived from a roster of tools – including those from contributors Corvil and TS-Associates – into meaningful, actionable information that can be leveraged to boost one's business.