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Tech Matters with Pete Harris: Flash For The Men, Not The Boys

In the search for increased financial application performance, systems architects are exploring a number of different hardware approaches. Parallel processing is one of them. Another is deploying Flash memory as a substitute for hard disk storage, which can be particularly effective where data throughput is a bottleneck. As it happens, quite a bit has been…

Tech Matters with Pete Harris: With Decision Latency, Performance Focus Turns Inward, and Parallel

As efforts to reduce data transmission latency begin to hit the speed of light barrier (the wireless networks being rolled out are pretty much the end game), attention is turning away from the speed of trade execution and towards the speed of trade construction and optimisation – decision latency as some call it. Addressing decision…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: The Convergence Continues

More evidence this week that market practitioners are embracing intelligence in trading with news that a major global investment bank has implemented a risk and data management platform that appears to make a significant step toward the Holy Grail of incorporating enterprise analytics into the pre-trade decision-making process. This is precisely the kind of thing…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: A Steep Learning Curve for Adaptive Trading

As many of you know, we like to spend some time with the marketplace to try to understand some of the nuances of the topics we cover, particularly as we prepare for our big conferences, like the forthcoming Intelligent Trading Summit in New York on May 13. Attendees of our London equivalent last month will…

Tech Matters with Pete Harris: Kaazing’s Living Web For Everything-as-a-Service

Founded in Silicon Valley back in 2007 as a better way to deliver interactive web apps, Kaazing is getting a new lease of life with the emergence of what it calls the Living Web – its marketing spin on what’s more often called the Internet of Things (IoT), where distributed applications of all kinds communicate…

NanoSpeed Adds Ultra-Low Latency Connectivity to Eurex T7 Using FPGA Technology

NanoSpeed, a provider of ultra-fast field programmable gate array (FPGA) connectivity solutions, has added the Deutsche Börse Group’s Eurex T7 platform to the 30-plus exchanges it offers access to using the Nano-TG trading gateway. As well as access to the Eurex T7 platform, NanoSpeed is offering connectivity to the eight Eurex T7 derivatives partner exchanges…

TMX Group Switches to Ullink for Pre-Trade Risk Management

TMX Group, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, is planning to migrate equity trading customers using Mantara pre-trade risk management and connectivity tools to Ullink solutions. TMX has maintained Mantara products since the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October last year, but will cease to do so once it is up and running…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: Step Right Up! ITS is Coming To Town!

The inaugural Intelligent Trading Summit – successor to A-Team’s acclaimed Low-Latency Summits – kicks off in London on March 4 with an action-packed programme of presentations and panel discussions around the convergence of Analytics, driven by Big Fast Data, to initiate the best trades, executed with Low Latency! We are delighted to welcome as platinum…

MathWorks Extends Matlab Capability through Integration with Numerix

MathWorks and Numerix have integrated the Numerix Cross-Asset Integration Layer with MathWorks’ Matlab numerical computation environment to allow Matlab users to access Numerix calculations in the creation of applications for pre-trade pricing, modelling and analysis of complex financial instruments. The integration was completed last year and incorporates Numerix CrossAsset Integration Layer templates in the Matlab…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: No Sleep Till Bedtime!

Earlier this week, I blogged on our Reference Data Review channel complaining about the lack of easement into 2014. And so has the rush of last week extended into this as we corral the marketplace for the latest ideas and opinions for our upcoming conferences, which kick off in London on March 4 with our…