Leveraging Co-location for Competitive Advantage in HFT

The co-location of an HFT firm’s supercomputers in the same data center as exchange servers helps traders achieve the fastest possible processing speeds and quickly use data-driven decision-making to turn a profit. >>> Read the full article @ HPC Wire

Colocation: The Root of All High-Frequency Trading Evil?

While a multitude of data is being transferred from exchange to exchange and then onto a trader’s computer, high-frequency and other traders can access prices a split second faster through direct feeds. This practice is known as collocation, and it’s employed by nearly every exchange in the U.S. >>> Read the full article @ Wall Street Journal