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Trading Infrastructure Testing: Taking an Enterprise Approach

Over time, trading operations have become complex networks of different applications using diverse technologies tied together into an overall trading infrastructure. Testing has evolved in a similar ad hoc way and, as a result, firms often lack a coherent testing strategy. This could leave them open to trading errors on the scale that pushed Knight…

Only Reason for Time

According to Albert Einstein “…is so that everything doesn’t happen at once”. Consider yourself in the shoes of a timekeeper of athletic events. The stakes are high, consequently the choice of tools for the job imperative. Endurance or sprint? This question is at the forefront when it comes to providing the appropriate accuracy and granularity…

Financial Markets Tune In To Wireless

Wireless network technologies offer firms with latency-sensitive trading strategies a significant speed advantage over fibre optic technologies. But to deliver a competitive edge in trading performance they must be carefully selected, deployed and operated. Download our White Paper today and learn: The benefits of latest generation microwave and millimetre wave wireless technologies that can reduce…

How to Create an Agile Trading System

High speed, low latency trading connectivity is no longer enough to differentiate you from your competitors – so how do you add value to your trading systems? How can you create a trading platform that is: Flexible enough to accommodate the transaction lifecycle? Powerful enough to deliver the analytics for better informed trading decisions? Fast…

Managed Market Information/Access Platforms

Faced with fundamental shifts in the dynamics of the major capital markets, trading firms are looking to maintain low latency and increase agility, while reducing complexity and cost – especially when it comes to market data and market access. To introduce the issues and options related to market data infrastructure, this industry briefing discusses: Automated…

Lightweight Internet Protocol Stack

Free white paper, authored by GE Intelligent Platforms IP traffic is increasing globally at a breath-taking place. In order to support the demand of high performance IP packet processing particularly for High Frequency Trading applications demanding low latency and higher throughput, users and developers are adopting a novel approach of combining PCI Express packet processing…

High-Performance Trading Infrastructure on Demand

Financial markets firms can no longer spend what it takes to compete in the “low latency arms race.” The new reality demands high performance to be competitive with peers, but with an emphasis on upfront deployment and ongoing operational costs. High performance is measured not simply in trading execution speed and round-trip latency figures. Those…

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

Viewpoints on Latency is a regular collection of news, thought leadership and opinion from the Low-Latency.com community. Low latency is not an island. Other technologies and approaches, such as cloud and big data, all have connections into the latency world, and all will play a part in making tomorrow’s electronic trading markets profitable for players of all types….

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…