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Q&A: Cisco’s Dave Malik on New Nexus Switches and Trading Fabric Architectures

Earlier this year, Cisco Systems announced new switches focused firmly on the low-latency trading space, and along with them, it announced its Trading Fabric architecture, setting out how these switches, along with other components, can be deployed to solve real-life application challenges. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com checked in with Cisco’s director of solutions architecture Dave Malik to get some…

Asset Control’s McGranaghan on the Data Vendor’s Partnership with Oracle

Asset Control is one of a number of vendors working with Oracle to benchmark its technology capabilities with a view to the vendors working closely together to improve the scalability and response times of EDM solution vendor’s platform. Reference Data Review speaks to Donal McGranaghan, senior vice president of product and development at Asset Control, about how…

Architectures for Extreme Low Latency

In recent years, a combination of regulatory reforms, market structure evolution and technology innovation have combined to create a new paradigm for the global financial trading markets; one in which the speed at which transactions can be executed is fundamental to the success of market participants. Put simply, for such a participant – be it…

The Race to Zero – Three Rules for Winning

Deutsche Boerse Group, one of the world’s leading financial exchanges, recently developed a new ultra-low-latency trading infrastructure linking Frankfurt to five other key worldwide trading centres. The target for the Frankfurt-London link was 5 milliseconds (0.005 seconds). Pushing the limits of how quickly computers can process instructions is the new battleground in finance. True zero…

StreamBase Lowers Latency, Speeds Up Development

With the release of version 7 of its complex event processing (CEP) offering, StreamBase Systems is taking a swipe at latency while addressing usability to make creation of applications faster and easy enough for a business user to tackle. Overall performance has apparently been improved by 20%, together with the introduction of fine-grain control of…

Q&A: Craig Betts of Solace Systems on Latency Beyond Algo Trading

Low latency messaging use is expanding beyond traditional algorithmic trading applications to address wider business requirements. Meanwhile, issues such as reliability, manageability and cost are becoming more visible. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com discussed low-latency messaging directions – and messaging directions in general – with Craig Betts, CEO of Solace Systems. Q: You recently announced a deal with the…

Latency Monitoring Revs Up to Nanoseconds

“The Value of a Millisecond” – the title of a widely quoted April 2008 white paper by my esteemed industry colleague Larry Tabb – is now as obsolete a discussion as is the Renault F1 car that graced its cover. In the world of low latency – just as in F1 – three years of…

Q&A: Fidessa’s Justin Llewellyn-Jones on Hosting and Latency

An increasing number of execution systems vendors are now offering their products as hosted services, running them from their own data centres, and taking on the job of managing them, including keeping their latency low. Fidessa has been doing this for some time. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com caught up with the company’s managed services head Justin Llewellyn-Jones to…

Collaborative Approach to Instrument and Entity Identification Could be the Key, Suggests A-Team Group and CGS

Can commercial initiatives and innovation through partnerships succeed where standards bodies have failed in the world of entity and complex instrument identification? That is the question posed by A-Team Group and Cusip Global Services’ (CGS) most recent whitepaper, “Expanding Global Identifiers in Complex Assets and Other Areas” (available to download for free here), and one…

Q&A: RTI Introduces Wide Area Routing Service; Scaling To Hundreds of Thousands of Applications

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is best known for its messaging middleware, which is deployed in support of low-latency applications such as algorithmic trading, within trading firms. Recently, RTI introduced the RTI Routing Service, which can be used to bridge applications and networks running in different locations – up to tens or hundreds of thousands of applications….