Co-location of servers, low-latency connectivity and Direct Market Access to an array of exchanges are essential ingredients in today’s modern financial industry. It is not only the trading decision made it is also directly correlated to IT sophistication – this requires expertise and experience in supporting large, complex and diverse trading communities, across multiple asset classes. Of vital importance is first class, robust IT services – secure data on a private global network, monitored and supported 24 hours a day. There are six key elements to optimizing an operating system (OS) for maximum speed; this paper gives an overview of the key elements for successful trading.
ED&F Man Capital Markets Hosting & Infrastructure is a global financial brokerage business and the financial services division of ED&F Man.