India's NSE Migrates Network to Cut Latency

The existing x.25 network can distribute data at a rate of 128 kilobits per second (kbps). The new TCP/IP network, scheduled to go live on Oct. 31 this year, will increase that rate to 2 megabits per second (Mbps).

The move is in response to rising trading volumes, which have increased dramatically in recent years, putting a strain on the existing infrastructure. Although currently down from its one-day peak of $6 billion across the NSE, its derivatives market and the Bombay Stock Exchange in

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