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Turn the High-Frequency Volume up to 11!

By Scott Cleland, Director, Product Marketing

So much of the financial and stock trading world is complex, confusing and does not affect our normal daily lives.  The world’s five biggest hedge funds today all use systems-based approaches to trade financial markets. This computer domination of the richest corner of the investment management industry has been building steadily for years. High-frequency trading (HFT) is a program trading platform that uses powerful computers to transact a large number of orders at very fast speeds. It uses complex algorithms to analyze multiple markets and execute orders based on valuation changes and market conditions. Typically, the traders with the fastest execution speeds are more profitable than traders with slower execution speeds.

So, what does this mean to you and me?  Simple.  We want any tactical advantage we can get out of our financial investments and as machine to machine trading becomes the mainstream, we want these systems to be up, available and trading our hard earned money at peak performance levels.

Virtual Instruments supporting financial services with intelligent analytics

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Virtual Instruments helps Financial Services companies achieve:

  • Enhanced business effectiveness by reducing downtime, improving application performance, and reducing the cost of IT services
  • Improved infrastructure operational efficiency, reduced operational costs and decreased time to remediation
  • A more cost-effective IT infrastructure that better aligns IT capacity and performance with the needs of the business
  • End-to-end, real-time performance views of the entire infrastructure

Virtual Instruments helps financial IT organizations pinpoint the sources of emergent performance issues before they become problems, and accelerates mean time to resolution (MTTR). Dozens of  large banks, brokerages, exchanges, and insurance companies have successfully deployed Virtual Instruments to optimize their physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.  With VI deployed, they simply sleep better at night knowing there will be no surprises or 3am phone calls.

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