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euNetworks Latest To Tap Ciena 6500

Ciena has been in the news a bit of late, with its 6500 packet optical platform being adopted by several network providers, most recently euNetworks for its 100 gigabit upgrade. euNetworks his upgraded a portion of its entire European network to the higher bandwidth, with roll out in Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris, and also…

Networking Roundup: Emulex, Gnodal, Mellanox

It’s Interop time in Las Vegas this week, so all those involved in the world of networking are making product announcements in between the high-roller parties and playing the casinos. Here are some highlights to prove that not everything that happens in Vegas, stays there. Emulex – In partnership with Myricom, introduced new OneConnect e12000 10gE…

Connectivity and Co-Lo Roundup: CFN, Colt, Interxion, SIX, Thomson Reuters …

It’s TradeTech time in chilly and soggy London (though I am happily writing this from sunny, 90-degree Austin) – which means a deluge of press releases that is a Big Data problem in itself. Here are some highlights, focusing on connectivity, co-lo and a bit of cloud. CFN Services – is moving into Europe, starting…

Perseus Debuts Fastest Transatlantic Link; Takes Aim at Hibernia’s Planned Express

Perseus Telecom, in partnership with India’s Reliance Globalcom, has debuted what is now the fastest transatlantic cable, dubbed QuanTA, and says it has plans to match the expected speed of Hibernia Atlantic’s Express, which is slated for 2013 rollout. QuanTA leverages the FLAG Atlantic-1 North cable (FA-1) – operated by Reliance – which became operational…

Fixed Income Markets Push Low Latency

Separate developments – with BrokerTec in the U.S. and with MTS in Europe – are pointing to the move by fixed income markets into the low-latency trading space. These developments follow on from the increasing adoption of low-latency technologies in the foreign exchange markets, as latencies are pushed lower for all asset classes. ICAP-owned BrokerTec…

Viewpoints on Latency – Thought Leadership at The Cutting Edge of Electronic Trading – April 2012

Viewpoints on Latency is a regular collection of news, thought leadership and opinion from the Low-Latency.com community. Low latency is no longer about being the lowest, but about being as low as it takes. Relative latency leadership is now the goal of many, and technologies including managed services and cloud will be leveraged to achieve it in a…

High Frequency Trading Beats the Heat with Total Liquid Submersion Cooling

This white paper was written by Hardcore Computer. A millisecond delay can mean the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars for algorithmic traders engaged in high frequency trading (HFT) in today’s financial markets. To gain that valuable competitive edge, financial institutions require high-performance computing solutions that are fast, reliable and offer low latency. But…

Nexxcom Pushes Down Latency with Wireless Networks in NY/NJ and London Metros

With services aimed at the financial trading community, Nexxcom Wireless is rolling out its microwave wireless data network in the NYC/NJ and London, UK metro areas, beating the latency of fibre-optic wired services by a significant margin. The company has provided these latency figures for several popular routes: PATH LATENCY RTT* SPEED of LIGHT** Carteret,…

HKEx Announces Initial Hosting Ecosystem Members

Ahead of its Q4 launch for hosting services, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) has announced 22 service providers that will set up to provide co-lo and connectivity to the exchange’s core trading platform. “The initial group of founding members, covering telecommunications, market data and financial technology services, provides an excellent base for our…

Hibernia Goes Live With NYSE/Nasdaq Link, Co-Lo

Hibernia Atlantic has gone live with a new fast fibre optic link, connecting Nasdaq’s data centre at 1400 Federal Boulevard in Carteret, NJ, with a popular carrier hotel at 165 Halsey Street in Newark, NJ, where NYSE Euronext maintains a point of presence for its SFTI network, which connects into its matching engines. Hibernia is…