Data Deluge Strains Vendors' Delivery Infrastructures

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Market data are proliferating at an astounding pace, as existing data sources increase their quote volume and deliver new types of data, and as new exchanges and electronic markets spring up around the world. Data vendors and data sources discussed this plethora of data at the Digital Market Data Feeds conference, sponsored by Waters Information Services Inc. in New York on March 7 and 8.

By 1992, Reuters Holdings PLC expects to increase the number of records it updates more than four fold, f