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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.

Sarah Underwood

Real-time news has already made its way into high speed trading strategies and social media is not far behind. But these big data sources need to be handled with care, and focused analytic solutions may be the best way to start.

Sarah Underwood

In-memory computing has been part of the fabric of financial services systems for some years, but it is experiencing a revival in interest as recent developments allow for ever greater input/output speeds and the processing of greater volumes of data.

Pete Harris

The BBC dropped by the Low-Latency Summit on Tuesday with a mission to find out more about electronic trading, low latency and analytics. Interviews with Pete Harris, editor of Low-Latency.com, Andrew Delaney, editor-in-chief at A-Team Group, and Henry Young, CEO at TS-Associates, were conducted, and edited into a rather nice entry-level segment. Listen here.

Pete Harris

The London Stock Exchange today announced a millimetre-wave wireless service providing low-latency connectivity between its City of London data centre and Equinix's LD4 data centre in Slough, which is host to many markets and trading firms. The service is being introduced in collaboration with NeXXCom Wireless and is likely to deliver a sub 300 microsecond roundtrip when it goes live in November.