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Craig BettsLow latency messaging use is expanding beyond traditional algorithmic trading applications to address wider business requirements. Meanwhile, issues such as reliability, manageability and cost are becoming more visible. discussed low-latency messaging directions - and messaging directions in general - with Craig Betts, CEO of Solace Systems.

Corvil, a provider of latency management systems for high performance trading and market data, today announced that Singapore Exchange (SGX) has selected Corvil’s Latency Management System to monitor and assure the latency performance of their new generation trading system, Reach. The Corvil solution will also be deployed within SGX’s colocation infrastructure to manage latency between SGX members and the Reach trading platform.

This month’s bulletin from the Financial Information Forum (FIF) finds that Direct Edge EDGA hit a second consecutive record peak, up 14% to a record 74,468 mps over the 1 second interval.

Singapore picSingapore based financial house PhillipCapital is rolling out RTS Realtime Systems’ low latency, event-based algorithmic trading solutions for the customers of its stock broking subsidiary Phillip Securities. The algo arrangement has been made ahead of the planned opening of Singapore Exchange’s Reach trading platform in August 2011 (see more on which here). The exchange claims the platform will be the fastest in the world.

Frank_Piasecki_ACTIVActiv Financial Systems had a busy year in 2010, adding customers, launching updated products and building out its internal network. talked to the company's president and co-founder Frank Piasecki to find out more.

2427_scissors_1Hudson Fiber Networks’ deployment of Vello Systems’ new CX50-T optical cards on its metro New York routes is aimed at cutting the latency clients experience in their market data and trading applications, while reducing its data centre footprint. The implementation – replacing older equipment from Vello Systems and Ekinops – will offer latency benefits to all HFN clients.

City Lifeline, the London-based independent carrier-neutral colocation data centre, has appointed Sharon Newling as sales and marketing manager to spearhead the company’s business development.

Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of electronic trading marketplace solutions, today announced that QuantHouse, the leading independent provider of low latency trading solutions, has selected Latency Monitor, Greenline's latest product designed to monitor order flow, for end-to-end order message monitoring.

TMX Group today announced that TMX Datalinx, its information services division, has introduced a new ultra-low latency network, TMXnet GTA (Greater Toronto Area). The network is in production today and provides 1 to 10 gigabit ultra-low latency connections to international and domestic firms with technology infrastructure located in the Toronto core.