Vhayu 'Squeezes' Data Storage

The new product, dubbed Vhayu Squeezer, combines FPGA technology with the vendor's Velocity tick capture and analysis engine, to provide a 75 percent compression ratio without any performance loss, says Vhayu chief executive Jeff Hudson.

"As data volumes increase, it becomes harder to store that data. And as we move to 'silicon traders,' whose 'experience' is held in historic data... the storage of that data becomes more critical," Hudson says. "A couple of years ago, we realized that this ex