Packing a Stock Exchange into a Box (Securities Industry News)

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…

AbsoluteReturn – Hey, you, get on my cloud

This article talks about adoption of cloud computing by hedge funds.  Most agree it has a place, but that place is limited.  A clip: Kevin…

Taking Low Latency to the Next Level – Jan 27 2010

Discover why organizations like NYSE Euronext are using some of the latest high performance networking technology to improve throughput and reduce latency throughout the trade…

Information Management – Data Centers as Important As Trading Floor, Says Tabb Group

“From a sell side perspective, it means that those guys–major data center providers such as Equinix and Savvis– should look to expand current client footprints…

WS&T – Sell-Side Equity Technology Gets Smarter in 2010

So, the sell side will continue to invest in infrastructure to grow capacity as the market demand for trading U.S. equities grows, but McPartland predicts…

Business demands to outpace trading tech budgets in 2010

McPartland argues that because a completely virtualised and highly utilised infrastructure is still years away for sell-side equities technology, a large gap exists between what…

Securities Industry News – Ten Trading Technology Trends and Tools for 2010

Networking (both intra- and inter- data center). Growing market data message rates and shrinking latency have made networks a key focus of the sell side,…

US Equity Technology 2010: The Sell Side Perspective

Download Full Report Here The study focuses on US equity infrastructures and is based on conversations with CIOs, CTOs, and heads of technology at 24…

Trader's – High-Frequency Trading Is a Tough Game

The cost of the technology and infrastucture needed to support high-frequency trading is “tens of millions of dollars” per year, according to Kevin McPartland, a…