Media Timeline

November 4, 2016

Deutsche Börse-LSE Merger in Focus

Deutsche Börse-LSE Merger in Focus This entry is part 3 in the series Trans-Atlantic Trading: U.S. to Europe (9/16-1/17) 11.04.2016 By Terry Flanagan The overriding uncertainty regarding the planned mega-merger of European exchange giants Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange Group is whether and under what conditions regulators will approve the deal. But say the union is consummated and the derivatives suite of DB, the equity prowess of LSE, and the clearing houses of the two […]
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

High-Speed Trader IMC Buys Stake in Ultrafast Microwave Network  

High-speed-trader-imc-buys-stake-in-ultrafast-microwave-network By John Detrixhe September 1, 2016, 4:55 AM PDT  Deal comes as some traders signal truce in arms race for speed  McKay is open to receiving investments from other firms High speed trader IMC BV bought a stake in a company that builds microwave radio systems for trading, providing funding that will help the data network compete in the arms race to shave microseconds off trading times. The Dutch company’s minority stake will provide […]
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 16, 2016

McKay Adds Marseille, Madrid POPs for EMEA, India Connectivity

McKay Adds Marseille, Madrid POPs for EMEA, India Connectivity Inside Market Data Joanne Faulkner 16 May 2016 Officials say the PoPs offer access to the lowest one-way latency for futures market data from CME Group’s datacenter in Aurora, Illinois, which reaches Marseille in 41.552 milliseconds and Madrid in 43.978 ms. Stephane Tyc, co-founder of McKay and sister company Quincy Data, says the Madrid PoP was built at the behest of a client who specifically wanted […]
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 13, 2016

Quincy: Latency Reductions ‘Nearing Perfection’ on Aurora-NJ Data Network

Quincy: Latency Reductions ‘Nearing Perfection’ on Aurora-NJ Data Network Inside Market Data Faye Kilburn  13 May 2016 The microwave data provider’s latest improvements bring it closer to the physical limits of low-latency wireless data transmission between Illinois and New Jersey, officials say. Quincy is now distributing market data between CME’s Aurora datacenter and Nasdaq’s datacenter in Carteret, NJ with one-way latency of 3.982 milliseconds, measured from rack to rack inside the datacenters (compared to 4.012 […]