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…

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…

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,…