Vendors: We Can Handle Opra Rates

The impact on users from market data and ticker plant vendors' plans for handling anticipated increases in market data volumes this year should be restricted to minimal increases in hardware, vendors tell Inside Market Data.

Last week, Boston-based consultancy Aite Group predicted that "2007 will see acceleration in data output across nearly every product... globally," particularly in the US options markets as a result of penny-quoting for options, increased equity volumes as a result of Reg