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Riverbed Integrates Stingray and SDN With VMware

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) made integration announcements at VMWorld 2012, with Stingray Traffic Manager integrating with VMware’s vFabric Application Director, and a planned product to ensure operational viability of VMware-based SDNs and virtual data centers. Read More

Dimon: JPMorgan Spends $500 Million per Data Center


JPMorgan Chase spends $500 million to build a data center, according to CEO Jamie Dimon. That figure places the firm’s facilities among the most expensive in the industry, on a par with investments by Google and Microsoft in their largest data centers. Read More

High-Speed Trading Networks Getting Even Faster

ARIN is down to the last batch of IPv4 addresses available for new devices to be connected to the internet

The fiber networks driving high-speed trading for major stock exchanges are about to get even faster. Sidera Networks says it will conduct a major upgrade of its low-latency fiber routes connecting major financial data centers in New York and New Jersey, Read More

High-Speed Trading: It’s All About the Nanoseconds


The world of high-speed financial trading has entered a phase in which latency is measured in nanoseconds. That’s the claim from Zeptonics, a new technology firm that says its new switching device can deliver latency of around 130 nanoseconds, the fastest in the world. Read More

Visa’s Data Center Has A Moat

USA Today reports that Visa’s East Coast Operations Center is protected by a drainage pond “that functions as a modern-day moat.” The story doesn’t indicate whether the moat is filled with sharks with laser beams on their head. Read More

NASDAQ Powers Up Its Colo Offerings

High-speed trading customers are packing more equipment into their cabinets, and thhe operator of the NASDAQ stock exchange is responding with a new high-density enclosure for companies that colocate their servers in the NASDAQ data center. Read More

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