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!

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 […]

HPC360 Conference Recap

We just returned from R Systems HPC360, a conference on high performance computing down in Champaign, Illinois which brought together leading industry professionals, academics, scientists, and enthusiasts. The conference was titled HPC360 “Innovation through Modeling and Simulation”. The event took place at the i Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, hosted by R Systems and […]

Microsoft HPC Server 2008 R2 – cool new features

Yesterday, at an HPC conference for the financial industry, Microsoft announced an update (R2) for Windows HPC Server 2008. Aside from offering new features that will take advantage of innovations in cloud computing, Microsoft claims that this update will make HPC Server 2008 less expensive to operate than Linux. The reasoning, according to Microsoft, is […]

Yesterday’s (May 6) stock plunge and computational finance

For those following financial news, yesterday was a crazy day on the stock market. Financial markets around the world have already been on a perpetual roller coaster ride because of sagging economic growth in Europe, especially in Greece. But yesterday, the DOW took its single largest plunge in history – an almost 1,000 point-loss (about 10% of […]