McKay Brothers has added connectivity at what it claims is the lowest known commercial latency between the @Tokyo-CC2 data centre and trading centres in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The procured hybrid microwave/fibre service between the Shanghai Futures Exchange data centre and @Tokyo-CC2 data centre takes less than 22.86 milliseconds round trip. Service between the HKEx data centre and @Tokyo-CC2 delivers data in less than 39.83 milliseconds round trip. Additionally, McKay recently improved the latency of its hybrid microwave/fibre service between the Singapore Exchange and @Tokyo-CC2
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The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
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