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Arista Finds Niche in High Frequency Trading

Sep 14, 2009 |

Newcomer Arista Networks has found a comfortable home for its high performance Ethernet switches on Wall Street. Company founder Andy Bechtolsheim explains why Arista’s low latency switches are an especially good fit for the lucrative algorithmic trading business.

Solace Systems Sets the Pace in the Race to Zero Latency

Sep 14, 2009 |

In the algorithmic trading business, speed is literally money. An extra microsecond of latency between the market feed and the trading application could be worth a million dollars to a large investment bank or hedge fund.