Not only does everyone on Wall Street need faster servers, but they need them to also take up less space and less power. No small order. This story discusses where “exchange in a box” is feasible.
The amount of market data is growing at the rate of 100 percent … every year, notes Kevin McPartland, the well-wired Tabb Group analyst…..“The prop guys aren’t going to want to put their software in someone else’s box,’’ says McPartland. “So that begs the question: does the technology drive the business or does the business drive the technology.”