ED&F Man Capital Markets Hosting & Infrastructure - Ultra-Low Latency

Ultra-low latency trading involves attacking the issue of optimization from many angles.  With the Operating System, remove all bells and whistles not required to get prices and place orders; with Computer Hardware, the faster, the better; on Local Network Infrastructure, the basic emphasis is on Bandwidth; on Wide Area Network use a private circuit not the internet to run your trade over… and so on.  This paper provides a high level guide to the basics of low-latency optimization for traders.

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