Media Timeline

October 6, 2016

McKay Brothers Lowers Latency on Carteret-NY2 Link

As low as 182 microseconds round trip is lowest known latency on key leg of US Treasury Triangle October 6, 2016 / Oakland, CA / McKay Brothers has announced a latency reduction in its industry-leading millimeter wave link between Carteret and Secaucus-NY2.   Latency between Secaucus-NY2 and Carteret is now as low as 182 microseconds round trip. The improved performance is the result of McKay’s ongoing effort to eliminate excess latency through route improvements, data center […]
September 13, 2016

Transatlantic Latency Slashed For Quincy Extreme Data Service

Lowest latency for transatlantic market data service September 13, 2016 / London / McKay Brothers International (MBI) has reduced transatlantic latency on its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service to the lowest available for financial market data services. QED’s new transatlantic fiber capability combined with McKay’s extremely low latency microwave on land in the US and across Europe sets a new speed benchmark for market data services. The improvement in transatlantic latency extends a long history […]
September 1, 2016

McKay Brothers Receives Investment from IMC

1 September 2016 – OAKLAND, GENEVA & PARIS — McKay Brothers, a market leader in low latency networks, today announces an agreement with IMC, the technology-driven trading firm, that will support the continued growth of McKay’s successful network business. Under the terms of the agreement IMC will take a minority stake in McKay, providing capital for the further improvement of McKay’s networks serving the latency sensitive trading community. Financial terms of the agreement were not […]
August 4, 2016

Stephane Tyc featured in the Harrington Starr’s The Financial Technologist – Q3 2016

Read the interview by Stephane Tyc, Mckay-Brothers and Quincy Data Co-Founder, in the Fintech Focus section of Harrigton Starr’s Financial Technologist. Read the full edition here
June 1, 2016

Exchanges vs Networks: The Intensifying Competition Between Determinism and Speed

Stephane Tyc presented at The Terrapinn Trading Show Chicago on  May 18, 2016 discussing Exchanges vs Networks. The slides from his presentation are available to download.  
May 13, 2016

McKay Brothers International Opens Marseille and Madrid POPs

Microwave provider extends services to India/Middle East gateway and Spanish Market May 16, 2016 / Marseille, France & Madrid, Spain / McKay Brothers International (MBI) has added new points of presence in Marseille and Madrid. The new POPs are receive sites for MBI’s private bandwidth subscribers who transmit from Slough-LD4, Basildon and Frankfurt-FR2. Marseille and Madrid are also distribution POPs for the Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service.  The bandwidth and market data services offer the […]
May 12, 2016

Quincy Data Lowers Latency with McKay Brothers Upgrades

Aurora data distributed in NY2 in 4.015 ms OWT; Aurora-Carteret in 3.982 ms May 12, 2016 / Quincy Data, Oakland, CA / The Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service has lowered latency on its microwave market data service between Illinois and New Jersey.  QED distributes select Aurora and Chicago-sourced futures data in major trading centers in New Jersey at the lowest known latency.  QED distributes Aurora data in Secaucus-NY2 in 4.015 milliseconds (ms) one-way, Mahwah in […]
May 10, 2016

Lower Latency And Lower Cost: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

An excerpt from The Harrington Starr’s, The Financial Technologist Q2 Edition – Blockchain Special: Lower Latency and Lower cost: Having your Cake and Eating it too Written by Stephane Tyc For years now we have heard about how banks are under increasing pressure to cut costs. In the post-crisis era, a large proportion of spending has had to be earmarked for upgrading systems to meet regulatory requirements. With the latest annual cost of compliance survey […]
May 5, 2016

Euronext Derivatives Added to McKay Brothers’ Quincy Extreme Data Service

Equity index futures at the lowest known latency at major UK trading centers May 5, 2016 / London, UK & Geneva, Switzerland / McKay Brothers International has added Euronext Equity Index Futures to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. The QED service now offers select Euronext instruments at the lowest known latency at major UK trading centers. Latency to Slough-LD4 is 273 microseconds, Interxion-LON2 is 140 and Quincy’s Central London POP adjacent to the […]
March 8, 2016

FISD Technology Forum Panel: Low Latency – So Last Year Dahling

Stéphane Tyč enjoyed being part of the Low Latency panel at the FSID Technology forum on March 2, 2016 in London.