Rising Data Traffic Troubles Vendors

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Major industry players fear trouble ahead for market data vendors and their networks because of increased market data traffic, resulting from jumps in price updates and data from exchanges.

With data traffic rates for November 2002 growing by nearly 50 percent over the previous year and set to grow further during 2003 (according to industry body Financial Information Forum), data vendors are faced with the prospect of expensive network upgrades to cope with current and future data levels dur