Speed Wars: A New Hope

Why else would the industry be so obsessed with minimizing the time taken to move data from point A to point B? Especially when these points are hardly galaxies apart-in fact, nowadays, they are often only feet away in the same datacenter. However, if point A is a quote and point B is a trade, there can be many different journeys that introduce latency along the way, including side-trips to analytics engines that calculate and apply derived values, or time-consuming "pat-downs" by risk managemen