Network Vendors Predict Gains


Third-party network providers are predicting that they will make gains at the expense of data vendors if more firms start taking direct exchange feeds.

Network vendors Radianz and Savvis both say they are seeing increased demand from banks and buy-side firms to provide the networking for these datafeeds. Firms are increasingly attracted to direct links because they can cut latency. Direct feeds also sometimes include content—such as volume statistics and full depth of book data—that may not be di

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