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 ms in July 2015). The vendor has also lowered the latency on its route between Aurora and Equinix’s NY2 datacenter in Secaucus, NJ from 4.052 ms to 4.015 ms, and has lowered latency between Aurora and NYSE’s datacenter campuses in Mahwah, NJ from 4.039 ms to 3.986 ms.
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