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Pete Harris

Today we are re-launching Low-Latency.com as IntelligentTradingTechnology.com. We've discussed before why this evolution is happening ... but here's the elevator pitch on the expanded focus of this website and community: It's about Big Data, streaming in real-time, and being processed by high performance predictive Analytics, to initiate the most profitable trades, executed with Low Latency, and subject to trade-time risk controls.

Sarah Underwood

The tie-up of Nasdaq OMX and Thesys Technologies to deliver an algorithm testing facility is expected to endure beyond initial plans to offer algo testing for US equities trading and take testing into other asset classes over time. It is also expected to help trading firms get ahead of any regulatory mandates that may set down rules around algo testing.

Pete Harris

Analytics specialist SAS is working with SAP and its in-memory HANA technology in order to offer real-time applications, including potentially for financial markets trading and risk use cases. Early offerings are due in the first half of 2014.

Pete Harris

In the financial markets, the only constant is change ... and over the past couple of years, the world of low latency has changed. At one time, reducing latency was an arms race, with zero as the finish line. Now, with the race close to a conclusion, the focus is shifting to the high performance compute and big data management technologies required to drive predictive analytics for real time trading.

Pete Harris

Pivotal - the EMC/VMware analytics spinout - has released Pivotal Data Dispatch (PDD), a platform for discovery of and analytical processing on data stored in disparate repositories. The product was developed at NYSE Euronext for its internal surveillance and regulatory purposes and has been in use there since 2007.

Pete Harris

Take a look at our video highlights to get an idea of what the London Low-Latency Summit is really all about!

Pete Harris

Ahead of the November 4 completion of InterContinentalExchange’s acquisition of NYSE Euronext, it seems there is significant movement regarding the future of the exchange group's NYSE Technologies services unit, including the soon-to-be departure of CEO Jon Robson.

Sarah Underwood

Marco Polo New World is building out its electronic trading platform to extend high-speed access to more global financial markets with the help of its majority owner Perseus Telecom, a supplier of ultra-low latency connectivity spanning over 70 markets across six continents.

Sarah Underwood

The pressure to achieve ever lower latency in trading has not eased in the six or so years since low latency became an industry buzz, but it is beginning to ease as the pure need for speed gives way to growing interest in smart analytics and big data.