Tag: low latency

Who Needs Fiber Optics when you have Microwaves?

In 2010 I wrote about the value of shaving off microseconds on long distance routes for high speed trading strategies. Spread Networks proved that value by creating and selling its direct link between NY and Chicago, cutting off roughly 3 milliseconds from the roundtrip. I spend a lot of time looking at the maps back […]

CME Group building high-speed connections around the world (Dow Jones)

Here’s more proof that the exchanges are quickly becoming technology companies – if they’re not already.  This network sounds oddly like NYSE’s SFTI.  Nevertheless, its easy to see how this makes sense for CME and should generate them even more revenue beyond the $45 million they already make on this kind of service: Traders striving […]

New York special: Survival of the biggest (DataCenterDynamics)

Who cares about exchange consolidation when you can talk about data center consolidation? Although, the former is now in direct competition with the latter and mergers in both sectors are in part driven by the competition this all creates. Luckily this should all lead to better service and price for the end user. More locations, […]

The New Speed of Money, Reshaping Markets (NY Times)

Great feature piece originally printed in the Sunday Business section of the times examining both the drivers and requirements for high speed trading.  The article cites TABB Group’s estimate for high frequency trading in the US equity market (56%) and includes a few of my comments. According to Kevin McPartland of the TABB Group, high-frequency […]

Informatica Zero Latency Tour Showcases Next-Generation Low Latency Messaging for Capital Markets (PR)

I’ll be giving the keynote address at this event in New York on October 19th.  Here are the relevant bits from the PR: Informatica Corporation (INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced Chicago and New York City dates and speakers for its Zero Latency Tour, a global series of customer-driven events showcasing […]