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Do SLAs Matter for On Premise Systems?

That is an overly broad question of course, it depends on the industry, the function, and expectations of software maturity.  But my answer is no!  Service Level Agreements do not matter in many such cases.   722 more words


Evolution of Microwave Transmission and its Use for HFT Trading Systems

The information getting transmitted or sometimes energy in the form of electromagnetic waves whose wavelength are measurable in centimeters and frequency range from 1GHz to 30GHz is called as microwave transmission. 517 more words

Trading Technology

Modern Messaging

I’ve had the pleasure of working with both simple messaging and (what used to be called) an Enterprise Service Bus.  Things have come a long way. 380 more words


Flexibility. The Trader's Best Friend

Nowadays, with trading volumes down and new clients scarce, brokers are trying all their best tricks – and a few of their worst – in a desperate bid to lock in traders for the longest period of time possible. 509 more words


Talking Trading Technology: This BrokerDealer Has Buyside Clients' Back

Below extract courtesy of 08 Dec edition of MarketsMedia.com; reporting by Steve Marlin

Agency Broker WallachBeth Raises Tech Bar

WallachBeth Capital, a provider of institutional execution for buy-side investment managers, recently appointed quantitative trading veteran Matthew Rowley to the newly created role of chief technology officer, signaling the firm’s commitment to delivering customized services that address specific and often complex order-execution and related business-process needs. 369 more words

ETF News

ICE offloads Nyfix and Metabit to Ullink

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with ULLINK, a provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, for the combined sale of NYFIX and Metabit, both units of NYSE Technologies. 258 more words


The high-frequency trading firm that's about to go public only had one day of trading losses in five years

New York based high-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial is slated to go public, having filed the required regulatory disclosures today. The firm, which was co-founded 12 years ago by chairman Vincent Viola—who recently bought the  347 more words