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Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced that due to increased client demand, it has upgraded its connectivity infrastructure to Fidessa using a high-speed 2 x 1 Gbps interconnectivity link. This high-performance, resilient path, offers lower latency and higher throughput for trading participants looking to access Fidessa’s global community of buy-side and sell-side professionals.

At Interop this week, cPacket Networks [Interop booth #1275] is launching a complete product family of intelligent data center monitoring switches. The expanded cVu product line transforms the traffic monitoring switch market by combining aggregation and replication with the most advanced real time L2-L7 packet filtering, on-the-fly performance visibility, and built-in flow load balancing. This means that data centers, service providers, financial institutions, and telecommunication network operators can ensure optimal performance and uptime of high speed 10- Gigabit networks.

Corvil, provider of latency and trade performance management systems for financial markets, today announced new trade support capabilities for its CorvilNet platform. Corvil has added intelligence to track the routing of individual messages that make up the transaction, as well as the overall outcome of the transaction itself. Aggregate transaction performance such as fill rates, per client, per venue and per gateway or other components can also be tracked.

Spread Networks, LLC, a privately owned telecommunications provider, today announced a new agreement with Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), a provider of high-bandwidth, low-latency networking solutions, in which HFN will activate and sell its full suite of optical services on Spread Networks’ Low Latency Metropolitan Fiber Network between Carteret and Secaucus, New Jersey.

INTERXION HOLDING NV, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that London Metal Exchange (LME), the world’s premier non-ferrous metals market, is opening an access point to their electronic trading platform, LMEselect, at Interxion’s City of London data centre. The access point will also allow access to LMElive, the exchange’s real-time price and data application.

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.

The Three Ms of Latency are: Measure, Monitor and Manage.

It all begins with measurement. That could mean measurement of latency within an execution management system, or the latency that exists for market data received from an exchange, or even the roundtrip latency for a completed trade with an alternative trading system or dark pool.

Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces their expansion to a new location this week at 133 Houndsditch in London, UK. This new office is the result of the company’s continued growth, including the additional reach and locations on its Global Financial Network (GFN). Hibernia has also seen a continued demand for its secure, diverse and low latency network connectivity, especially after the launch of its Hibernia Secure product as well as its news of its lowest latency transatlantic cable build, called Project Express.

TradingScreen, the premier provider of global execution management systems (EMS), announced today that it has completed certification by the BM&FBOVESPA to provide low latency multi-asset class direct market access (DMA) order flow through its trading platform from its local data center in São Paulo.

Colt, Europe’s leading information delivery platform, today announced a new data centre deployment approach that provides customers with unparalleled flexibility in power density, size and Tier configurations. The new approach includes a range of Modular Data Centre design options which match users’ specific space, power and location needs.