"Metamako's devices logged a consistent speed of four nanoseconds regardless of traffic volume, according to tests by [STAC], whose members include some of the world's largest banks, proprietary traders and hedge funds."

"Proving that traceability of ... timestamps and providing that as acceptable evidence to regulators, is more involved than what many had thought."

Key industry discussion at the December 2015 STAC Summit in New York

"If you’ve been waiting for a formal evaluation of the IBM Power8 architecture on common financial workloads, then look no further."

"Sometimes you can throw hardware at a problem and speed up an application, and other times, if you delve into the software stack and make changes, that works. Sometimes, you can do both and come out even further ahead."

"Real-time risk management is an undeniable trend..."

Lankford: "It is important for [banks] to understand the tradeoffs of different computing architectures."

Lankford: "Firms are looking for ways more queries and users from less infrastructure."
Forbes profiles STAC in its Entrepreneurs section.
“The Securities Technology Analysis Center's (STAC) Benchmark Council is developing two sets of benchmarks to measure data passing through functions to collect and distribute market data, known as STAC-M; and, two sets of specs for execution functions, known as STAC-E.”

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