Broadwell-E CPU Benchmarks

Broadwell-E has been released a few weeks ago to consumers, and we have had our hands on some samples previous to that. We would like to share some of the relevant specifications of the BW-E family and detail some of the early results we have seen with them. CPUi7-6950Xi7-6900Ki7-6850Ki7-6800KCores/Threads10/208/166/126/12Core Clock3.00GHz3.20GHz3.60GHz3.4GHzL3 Cache25MB20MB15MB15MB During our testing here at ICC we […]

Overclocked Solutions For High Frequency Trading

In today’s fast paced economy, when it comes to money, anybody on Wall Street can tell you that every second counts. But no more do we see the bustle of human activity down on the floor of the stock exchange with brokers frantically running to and fro to buy and sell. The frenzy of human […]

High Speed Trading Systems: Five Critical Considerations

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When it comes to high speed trading, milliseconds matter. Here are five critical considerations for any high-speed system.

Join ICC for Trading Show Chicago 2014

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ICC is excited to be returning to Trading Show Chicago June 4-5. We’ll be bringing our industry-leading experience developing enterprise hardware solutions for the financial industry, as well as demoing our financial IT solutions including our overclocking technology!

CoolIT Systems Delivers Liquid Cooling to High-End Solutions

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Towards the end of 2012, we formed a partnership with CoolIT Systems, a provider of innovative and state-of-the-art cooling technology. Their liquid cooling solutions are some of the hottest on the market, enabling increased levels of performance and reliability in advanced system designs. Always on the lookout for cutting-edge technology that helps us deliver high-performing […]

FIA Expo 2012 Recap

FIA Expo 2012 Exhibit Hall

FIA Expo 2012 is over. We had a great time at the show, made a number of valuable contacts, and had an opportunity to see inside a relatively new business vertical. Both our IT solutions and my Psy halloween costume were very well received! At the show we showcased two of our innovative solutions: our […]

FIA Expo 2012 Kicks Off!

FIA Expo 2012 - CME Group Reception

We’re here at the Futures Industry Association’s annual Expo at the Hilton Chicago. After a great reception put on by CME Group last night, the main portion of the conference and trade show got underway this morning. Although the opening keynote had to be canceled due to Superstorm Sandy hitting the east coast, everything else […]

Vega Series Financial Solutions & FIA Expo 2012 – ICCUSA Insights

Vega Solutions and FIA Expo 2012

Sneak peek at our upcoming Vega Series solutions for computational finance applications

IT Hardware and Software in Computational Finance

Knight Capital

We’ve all met that person in business who feels that IT isn’t that important. A couple of weeks ago, we saw how a failure in IT could cost millions of dollars and bring an entire company to its knees. In the wake of the near-collapse of Knight Capital Partners, there has been much discussion around […]

Future Trends in HPC, part 1

As we near the end of 2011, we take a moment to reflect on the past year. It’s been a busy year for IT across virtually all verticals, from mobile and search to enterprise servers and cloud computing. When we attended HPC360 a few weeks ago, we had the pleasure to attend a keynote presentation […]