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Q&A: Cogeco Data Services' Virginia Brailey on Low Latency North of the Border

When it comes to low-latency hot spots, it's not all about NYC, and not even just about the US. Our neighbors to the north have plenty going on too in terms of electronic exchanges and new...
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A Dose of Latency Nourishment

Plenty of food for thought this week for those of us who need to think deeply about latency. No, A-Team isn’t wrestling with how to squeeze out interparty latency, cut the tails of its jitter curves...
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Q&A: SpryWare's Daniel May on Boosting Ticker Plant Performance

Chicago-based SpryWare recently announced its ticker plant can process 10 million messages per second. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com talked to the company's co-founder Daniel May about the market...
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Smoke or Fire in Latency M&A?

It’s surprising how market downtime – that is to say the just-passed holiday period – continued to generate tittle-tattle, which of course we were able to monitor from the southern tip of Europe...
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Hibernia Secures $250 Million for Project Express

Hibernia Atlantic has secured a $250 million financing commitment for Project Express, its planned transatlantic low-latency connection for high frequency traders. The funding, from one of its...
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The Need for Speed – More Than Just Bullock?

US Futures Commodity Trading Commissioner Bart Chilton offered a broad assessment of the high frequency trading landscape at the recent High Frequency Trading World USA 2010 Conference in New York....
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The Connected World of Connectivity

What is connectivity? How to define connectivity in the high-performance trading infrastructure segment depends on where you sit in what’s increasingly viewed as the financial ecosystem. At the FISD’...
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FPGAs, Established for Market Data, Now Being Leveraged for Transactions, Pre-Trade Risk

Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) - providing hardware-based acceleration for processing typically performed in software - are being increasingly adopted for financial markets applications, with...
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Q&A: CSI's Emilio Mercado on the Release of MDAL

Emilio Mercado is director, financial services product & strategy at the Collaborative Software Initiative. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com talked to him about the recent release of MDAL – The...
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The Costanza Complex (Or, Is FinTech Facing a Double-Dip?)

Fans of TV’s Seinfeld will surely recall the episode in which Jerry’s friend George Costanza gets caught double-dipping his chip in the dip at a funeral reception (watch the episode here). It’s this...

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