Trans-Atlantic Cable Plan Targets High-Frequency Traders (Wall Street Journal)

First it was shortening the time it takes data to get between New York and Chicago, now its New York and London.  The big difference…

Cloud Cover: CIO Chris Perretta on State Street's Cloud Strategy (Waters)

There is a lot of buzz around cloud computing, but its use in financial services is still negligible.  This piece examines how State Street is…

The rise of the infrastructure specialist (eFinancialCareers)

We at TABB Group (and me more specifically) have written quite a bit about infrastructure in the past 6 months.  This isn’t just because I…

The Great Race for Low Latency (Institutional Investor)

Talk of the importance of moving data between NY and Chicago has heat up considerably in the past two years.  TABB Group published a piece…

TABB Says Capital Markets Firms are Simplifying Trading Infrastructures, Redefining the Total Area Network (TAN)

This is the press release for my latest research report on data center networking.  You can find a more detailed executive summary here.  Now to…

Sell Side Continues to Invest in Data Centers (Wall Street & Technology)

This story gives an overview of the presentation I gave at the Accelerating Wall Street conference in May 2010.  Much of the data was based…

TABB Says Long-Distance, Low-Latency Networking Increasingly Critical To Trading (TABB Group)

This is the PR on my latest two reports on optical networking and its role in financial services.  Also check out the executive summary here.…

Wall Street’s Tech War (The Record)

From the Sunday edition of The Record, a interesting article focusing on the move of “Wall Street” to New Jersey.  The vast majority of US…

Trading Services Focus On Low Delay, Lower Cost Connections (MarketWatch)

Reducing latency is critical for those in the ultra-low latency high frequency trading game; but the number of firms that fit that category isrelatively small.…