Tag: messaging

Low-Latency Zeptonics Mired in Legal Woes

About eight months ago, Australian low-latency networking equipment provider Zeptonics, made a hit at SIFMA Tech Leadership Forum and Expo with the announcement of its new 50-port low-latency Layer-1 ZeptoLink networking device. Everything seemed rosy for the trading appliance start-up until the Australian Federal Court ruled on a tort brought against Zeptonics by fellow-Australian low-latency trading and networking equipment provider Zomojo.…

You May Be a High Frequency Trader If…

Earlier this week, one of the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) working committees presented the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) a proposed four-point definition of high-frequency trading. It’s important to remember that this definition is nothing more than a recommendation to the CFTC. As CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia stated publicly in the past, the working…

Zeptonics Splits Switch in Half to Lower Latency

Although most of my discussions during this week’s SIFMA Tech Leadership Forum and Expo center around middle- and back-office operations, I had a quick meeting with Australian network equipment provider Zeptonics, which announced the second its 50-port low-latency Layer-1 ZeptoLink networking device, which can be paired with its 24-port 10 Gbps Ethernet layer-2 ZeptoMux multiplexing switch…

How Fast is Fast Enough?

Now that financial technologists are discussing measuring latencies in the hundreds of nanoseconds, it is time to discuss how fast firms need to be in this market and whether there are any alternatives. In the latest episode of the Daly Post Podcast, I ask these and many more questions to Hyannis Port ResearchCEO and low-latency…

Save the Date

If you happen to be in New York on April 25th, please stop in to The After the Bell Forum at The Westin Times Square after work. I’ll be moderating the first panel discussion on technology and automation for successful trading.  Please check it out and stay for the second panel on connectivity, co-location, big…