Financial Markets

Algo Speed High Frequency Trading Solution

Automated Trading Imperatives

See how to gain a competitive advantage in High-Performance Trading. (5:44 min)

Automated Trading Imperatives

Automated Trading Imperatives

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New Performance Benchmarks for HPT Platforms

Today's High-Performance Trading (HPT) platforms need to accommodate variables such as microbursts and congestion without performance degradation.

The Cisco Algo Speed solution - featuring the Cisco Nexus 3548 with Cisco Algo Boost technology - brings record-setting performance to HPT infrastructure. Its network-access speed helps accelerate critical functions such as market data delivery, price discovery, and best-trade execution.

Cisco Algo Boost technology is a groundbreaking network innovation that offers the highest speed, visibility, and monitoring capabilities in the network industry. This new technology can enable network-access performance as low as 190 nanoseconds, establishing new performance benchmarks for Ethernet switching.

Cisco Algo Boost capabilities combine to give trading participants greater control and visibility at peak opportunity times worldwide.

Key benefits include:

  • A scalable architecture that helps enable greater business agility and intelligence
  • Ultra-low-latency performance with the reliability of the Cisco Nexus switching platform
  • Greater visibility and control with the Cisco Nexus 3548, the first switch with integrated Algo Boost technology
  • Proactive management of market volatility
  • Granular real-time monitoring to detect congestion, and
  • Precision timing accuracy for highly synchronized trading strategies
Cisco Algorithm Boost Technology

Cisco Algorithm Boost Technology

The new Cisco Nexus 3548 offers Algo Boost capabilities along with exceptional visibility and latency less than 250 nanoseconds.

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Videos

Below are the technology companies that work with Cisco on the Algo Speed HFT solution:

The Nexus and Catalyst switches provide the connectivity for trading applications and market data infrastructure.

  • Cisco Nexus 3548 At-A-Glance (PDF - 518 KB)

    Read an overview of the new Algo Boost-powered Cisco Nexus 3548 Switch.

  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches

    With innovative Algo Boost technology, these switches provide exceptional performance, visibility, and control for High-Performance Trading environments.

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

    The Cisco Nexus® 5000 Series Switches delivers an innovative 10 Gigabit architecture to simplify data center transformation by enabling a high-performance, standards-based, ethernet unified fabric.

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

    The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series is a modular switching system designed to deliver 10 Gigabit Ethernet and unified fabric in the data center.

  • Cisco Unified Computing System

    The Cisco Unified Computing System is a next-generation data center platform that unites compute, network, storage access, and virtualization into a cohesive system designed to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase business agility.

Why Nominal Latency is Not Enough

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Platform Testing for Trading

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