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Trading & Technology - Cleaning Up the IT Mess: Eliminating the Spaghetti Under the Boards

Traders Magazine, February 2000

Peter Chapman

Asecurities trader who lifts the floorboards underneath his desk will find what looks like a big plate of spaghetti. All that wiring connects him to trading partners, electronic trading systems, market data vendors, and much more.

The trader might not give it a second thought, but it's a nightmare for his information technology (IT) support team.

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