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Data Management Summit: A Keynote on Data Utilities

Data management utilities could cut the cost of data, ease the burden of in-house data management and provide a solution that will deliver data not only to meet the requirements of today’s regulations, but also those of emerging regulations. Presenting a keynote speech at this week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit – which for the…

Q&A: Solarflare’s Bruce Tolley on Packet Capture and Performance Management

Packet capture – grabbing every data packet on a network for analysis – is becoming increasingly important, not just for specialist latency measurement but for higher level monitoring and management of trading and compliance functions. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com spoke to Solarflare’s Bruce Tolley how and why it is being integrated into the company’s network interface cards. Q: Solarflare has…

Marco Polo New World Works with New Parent Perseus to Enhance Electronic Trading Platform

Marco Polo New World is building out its electronic trading platform to extend high-speed access to more global financial markets with the help of its majority owner Perseus Telecom, a supplier of ultra-low latency connectivity spanning over 70 markets across six continents. The trading firm is a revitalisation of Marco Polo Securities following the acquisition…

Interactive Data Sets Out on Route to Deliver Real-Time Evaluated Pricing Services

Interactive Data is building out real-time delivery of its evaluated pricing services starting with plans to expand its real-time fixed income pricing services to include real-time evaluations. The expanded service is due to roll out in the final quarter of 2013 and will be followed by additional evaluation services with availability boosted from end of…

Coba Proposes Commercial Framework for European Consolidated Tape

The Coba Project, an organisation set up to propose a commercial framework for an industry-led pan-European consolidated tape, reports positive feedback from a letter outlining its plans that it sent to key industry stakeholders earlier this week. Coba’s proposal wraps up the standards recommended ahead of the letter by FIX Protocol Ltd. (FPL) for the…

Q&A: Dave Malik’s Cisco Nexus 3548 Deep Dive

Following up on the big Cisco news the other week of the launch of its Nexus 3548 switch, featuring latency of less than 190 nanoseconds, IntelligentTradingTechnology.com wanted to find out more about the new offering, its capabilities and the technology behind it. Dave Malik, senior director within its financial services group, provided some answers. Q:…

Big Data – The Other Side of Low Latency

We write a lot here about the latency of moving data from point A to point B. But latency is also inherent in the processing of that data at points A and B. Most likely, the processing of data is a more complex undertaking than transporting it. And that’s where big data comes in. For…

Q&A: OneMarketData’s Louis Lovas on TCA, Latency and Big Data

Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) is of increasing importance to trading success and while it is very much a business imperative, implementing it and putting it to effective use relies on a combination of low-latency technologies and big data approaches. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com got the TCA low down from Louis Lovas, director of solutions at OneMarketData. Q: To…

Cloud Platforms Gain Traction in Low-Latency Trading

Cloud platforms – once viewed as suitable only for middle- and back-office operations – are being increasingly adopted to support the front-office. While cloud remains a much overused buzzword, true cloud technologies are now delivering the kind of performance required for low-latency trading, and offer mechanisms to marry business return to technology investment. This topic…

Winning the Big Data Race for Trading Communication

By Paul Metcalfe, Orange Business Serviceswww.orange-business.com Big data is increasingly becoming a key concern for technologists, especially with the recent introduction of recording for voice and SMS on mobile phones for trading activities in the UK.  As additional voice recording requirements contribute to the growing repository of data firms have to hold to comply, the…