Latest Latency Stories

2011-08-15 14:08:04

A study conducted by Hebrew University researchers has found that that there can be very short latency periods between the time of exposure and development of cancer in workers in tasks with intense or prolonged exposure to electro-magnetic fields (EMFs). Previous studies have described excess risks for cancer from such high occupational exposures. However, none have addressed the issue of short latency periods from high exposure. In the past two decades, 47 cancer patients - including 8 with...

2011-07-11 02:00:00

LONDON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced the launch of a new ultra-low-latency fibre-optic route to increase trading speeds between London and Frankfurt. The new route will also allow banks, hedge funds, brokers and other financial services institutions to execute trades with lower latency between additional exchanges connected to the Level 3 network including Zurich, Milan, New York and Chicago. (Logo:...

2011-06-30 02:00:00

LONDON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced it has been selected to provide ultra-low-latency transport services from London to Stockholm by QuantHouse, a global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. The route, which was recently added to Level 3's portfolio of low-latency offerings, provides financial services customers high-speed connectivity and lower transmission delays between Europe's largest trading market and the...

2011-06-15 08:44:00

RIDGELAND, Miss., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread Networks, LLC, a privately owned telecommunications provider, today announced it will provide an all-new fiber network into DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT) NJ1 data center located in Piscataway, New Jersey. Spread Networks currently provides connectivity into data centers in Carteret, Secaucus, Newark, and Weehawken, New Jersey. Spread Networks offers a full range of connectivity services from Chicago to New York. These include...

2011-05-31 07:05:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Correlix Inc., the provider of the industry leading RaceTeam(TM) service for monitoring, measuring and reporting order and market data flows in real-time, today announced that BATS Global Markets (BATS), a global operator of cash equities and derivatives securities markets, has joined the Correlix RaceTeam latency measurement service. The service will be rolled out this year to provide independent insight into all BATS US-based markets,...

2011-05-25 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, a leading provider of 10Gb Ethernet Unified Wire adapters, ASICs and unified storage solutions, today announced the availability of a specialized T420 Low Latency (LL) server adapter that delivers iWARP RDMA connectivity with the shortest delay available in a network interface card. The T420-LL-CR has been extensively tested and found to deliver raw Ethernet queue pair latency of 3.0 microns, user mode UDP latency of...

2011-05-09 01:00:00

LONDON and NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corvil, provider of latency and trade performance management systems for financial markets, today announced new trade support capabilities for its CorvilNet platform. Corvil has added intelligence to track the routing of individual messages that make up the transaction, as well as the overall outcome of the transaction itself. Aggregate transaction performance such as fill rates, per client, per venue and per gateway or other components can...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.