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ED&F Man Capital Markets Hosting & Infrastructure - The Internet

The internet is not the friend of a low-latency trader.  The internet is shared by everyone.  Sometimes it is slow; sometimes it doesn’t work at all.  For a trader on the financial markets, it is not just every second that counts but every milli-, micro-, and nanosecond.  Optimizing a trader’s system so that it is low-latency and eradicates all possible delays is the key to success.  So, avoid running your trade over the Internet if you want to reduce latency.  Instead use a more exclusive type of WAN connection – a Private circuit.  This paper sets out some of the key rules in low-latency optimization.

ED&F Man Capital Markets Hosting & Infrastructure is a global financial brokerage business and the financial services division of ED&F Man.