Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Top 10 Influential: Australian data centres, Cloud expansion

from www.computerworld.com.au:

>>That didn’t stop service providers taking advantage of the trend to host data in the Cloud overseas, such as fibre wholesaler Vocus (ASX:VOC). The company moved to position itself as a key capacity provider for US companies this year by selling Cloud services to Australian customers via South East Asia. In November, it established a point of presence (PoP) at the Equinix data centre in Singapore.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Tech consortium moves to accelerate FIX Protocol messaging

from www.finextra.com:

>>A group of leading IT infrastructure vendors today unveiled specialist teaming efforts to deliver a new level of high performance solutions to the global electronic trading community.

Led by OnX Enterprise Solutions, the group's charter members at the infrastructure level are: Intel, Dell, Arista Networks, Solarflare, Equinix, Grey Spark Partners and Edge Technology Group - testing FIX engines from Rapid Addition and B2BITS EPAM Systems Company.