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Sifma Preview: Chip and Network Tech Vendors To Check Out

The annual Sifma (formerly SIA, now merged with the Bond Association) Technology Management Conference and Exhibit kicks off next Tuesday, and a number of companies from the down and dirty world of...
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Skyler, Tervela Offer Hardware-Accelerated Order Book

Skyler Technology has combined its order book aggregation and analytics engine with Tervela's hardware-based messaging fabric to minimize latency in trading applications. The joint offering combines ...
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Life In The Fast Lane

I'm writing this posting from Montreal, Canada, where I just watched a thrilling Formula 1 grand prix, won by British rookie Lewis Hamilton. An amazing achievement in only his sixth F1 race. So what...
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Perplexed By Percentages

A couple of weeks ago, together with Reuters, we conducted a survey of the marketplace to find out how well latency measurement is entrenched, and what users thought of datafeed providers and...
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Open Source Moving On Up …

I'm writing this blog from the Red Carpet Club at SFO ... heading back to NYC in an hour. It's been a great week out here in the Bay Area catching up with some old friends and making some new ones...
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Old Friends, Familiar Faces, Some Surprises

I am posting this from the San Francisco Bay Area, and it just struck me that a couple of major players from these parts were recently the subject of posts on this portal.  What’s more, they are...
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Can FPGAs Overcome the FUD?

So, those party animals at Activ Financial have invited me to a little gathering tonight - at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square - to formally launch ActivFeed MPU, their new hardware-...
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The Low Latency Canary

The one constant in the world of financial markets IT is that nothing stays the same for very long. The world of market data feeds and the applications that process them is no exception. As data...
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Too Early To Be Skeptical

In his blog last week, Andrew said he’s skeptical that advantages from investing in low latency infrastructure will be anything other than short lived. I tend to share his opinion that low latency is...
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Birnbaum Re-emerges at Hush Hush Low Latency Startup

Jeffrey Birnbaum - former Managing Director and Chief Technical Architect for the Institutional Securities division at Morgan Stanley, who left the firm quietly last year - has re-emerged as the...

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