Supercharged Routing Firms Court Rapid Traders
Getting a Speed Edge with Wider Bandwidths
Traders Magazine, February 2007
Black box traders want-and need-greater bandwidth to execute their high-volume and quant strategies. Traditional voice and Internet protocol telecommunication lines just can't handle the sheer volume they churn into the marketplace. To execute their statistical arbitrage and pairs strategies, these traders need information highways with unlimited space and autobahn-style speed limits if market data, trades, and even clearing and settlement are going to move at lightning speed. As a result, these information aqueducts-or ultra low-latency communications networks-are red hot.
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