Open Platform: Looking Past Latency Limitations

Conventional wisdom is that to process real-time market data ever-faster, firms must locate their operations close to exchanges. But, according to Craig Denton, chief executive of Next Connex, a UK-based provider of datacenter networking and consulting services, next-generation networks are now challenging this assumption.

In electronic trading, speed matters. That’s why over the last five years, in addition to utilizing Gigabit Ethernet and software optimization techniques, brokerages have embr