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July 4, 2022
Finance Technologies

High frequency trading and the data centre

To gain competitive advantage in high frequency trading (HFT) – financial institutions use complex algorithms to analyse the market and obtain the best price by automatically executing trades – the transactions must be faster than fast. This requires powerful servers, the best data lines and a connection close to where the trade is physically taking place. Making it the ultimate edge computing application – as the processing is taking place close to the source of the input data, thus providing the lowest possible latency between input and response. Because speed matters. Milliseconds often mean the loss or gain of millions…
High frequency trading and the data centre

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