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Thomson Reuters Snaps Up Partner Vhayu

Today's news that Thomson Reuters is acquiring complex event processing (CEP) turned tick data analytics specialist Vhayu Technologies should not come as a huge surprise. But it's notable all the...
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Sun To Focus on Latency In Trading Applications Developer Workshop

Sun Microsystems is running a "Trading Applications Developer Workshop" on Thursday, January 22nd, at its New York City customer briefing centre. The workshop - with an emphasis on latency - runs...
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What is Your Latency IQ?

Capital markets firms have been implementing a number of different strategies for reducing latency – from increasing network bandwidth, to implementing low latency applications, to collocation –...
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Q&A: Steve Gleave of Endace on Latency Monitoring

In the news yesterday as a result of its global partnership with Reuters, Endace's technology - coupled with that of partner Trading Metrics - underpins the Reuters Latency Monitor. But just who is...
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Oracle and BEA … A Low Latency Lowdown

Oracle caused a bit of excitement at the end of last week when it made an unsolicited bid for BEA Systems. BEA's rejected it of course, saying it undervalues the company. All standard procedure. We'...
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Complex Event Processing - It’s More Than Algo Trading

Part 4 of 4 [Don concludes this series by looking at CEP applications beyond the financial markets] A Few Examples Beyond Capital Markets Financial services is fundamentally about information. As a...
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Complex Event Processing - It’s More Than Algo Trading

Part 3 of 4 [Don continues by outlining further capital markets applications for CEP] Smart Order Routing/Best Execution/Compliance Likewise, smart order routing requires similar knowledge. In...
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Complex Event Processing - It’s More Than Algo Trading

Part 2 of 4 [Continuing on from Don's introduction to this subject, he begins to drill down on applications that can leverage CEP] Not unlike any emerging modality in computing, market acceptance...
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Complex Event Processing - It’s More Than Algo Trading

Part 1 of 4 Complex Event Processing is, always has been, and will continue to emerge as much more than just a platform for algorithmic trading. Yet, "Algo Trading" is hot and CEP is definitely a...
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Life In The Fast Lane

I'm writing this posting from Montreal, Canada, where I just watched a thrilling Formula 1 grand prix, won by British rookie Lewis Hamilton. An amazing achievement in only his sixth F1 race. So what...

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