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Cisco White Paper: High-Performance Automated Trading Network Architectures Performance Without Loss—Performance When It Counts

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Introduction

Firms in the automated trading business recognize that having a low-latency infrastructure can improve the profits of the business. In this paper, we explore the key considerations to implementing an ultra- low-latency network and highlight some key misconceptions when evaluating the suitability of network platforms for automated trading businesses.

High-Frequency Trading Market
Trading in financial markets is increasingly being performed by software programs. These programs run a variety of businesses including proprietary trading for a firm and services such as best execution for the firm’s customers. In particular, the term “high-frequency trading,” or HFT, has gained popularity to describe the most intensive of the automated trading businesses.
A competitive advantage in all these businesses is to be able to access the liquidity pool faster than the competition. To this end, firms are focused on lowering the latency of the end-to-end trade flow.

 

 

Here is the document –

http://www.cisco.com/web/strategy/docs/finance/c11-600126_wp.pdf

 

 

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