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NTT Communications and CME Group Collaborate on Ultra-Low Latency Gateway for Transpacific Financial Trading

October 12, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT Communications and CME Group Collaborate on Ultra-Low Latency Gateway for Transpacific Financial Trading 

Web HostingNEW YORK & CHICAGO – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced NTT Com will provide its ultra-low latency Arcstar solution for CME Group’s western Chicago suburb co-location data center which will allow CME Co-Location Services customers premier access to the Asian markets.

While a variety of factors including throughput, bandwidth and availability impact financial markets, ultra-low latency access is vital for the near instantaneous response rates necessary for applications such as high frequency trading (HFT). Network services providers must deliver predictable, consistent and high performance network access and collaborate with trading platforms that offer co-located data centers to improve market participants’ ability to execute and alter trading strategies in real-time. NTT Com’s solution will provide CME Co-Location Services customers an ultra-low latency gateway for transpacific financial trading that will meet the demands of HFT.

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