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  • Metamako shortlisted for The Finnies – Australia’s Fintech Awards

    Metamako shortlisted for The Finnies – Australia’s Fintech Awards

    Posted on May 22, 2017 by Annekathrin Hase

    Metamako is a finalist in the category 'Excellence in Establishing Global Market Presence’ due to its phenomenal growth in the leading financial markets of North America, Europe and Asia

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  • Metamako adds MayStreet to its partner ecosystem

    Metamako adds MayStreet to its partner ecosystem

    Posted on May 17, 2017 by Annekathrin Hase

    MayStreet’s data analytics software for capital markets firms will now run on Metamako’s network devices, allowing clients to capture and timestamp as well as to interpret market data in real time.

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  • Announcing MetaConnect 96

    Announcing MetaConnect 96

    Posted on Mar 02, 2017 by Ciaran Kennedy

    MetaConnect 96 offers the same functionality as MetaConnect 16 and MetaConnect 48, but with greater flexibility, thanks to its number of ports. Clients also have the option of adding FPGA functionality to run the MetaWatch, MetaMux and MetaFilter apps.

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  • Metamako delivers another high-performance year in 2016

    Metamako delivers another high-performance year in 2016

    Posted on Dec 21, 2016 by Bill O'Leary

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices and low latency switches, has had another stellar year.

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  • Metamako slashes MetaMux latency and announces world’s fastest market data filtering application

    Metamako slashes MetaMux latency and announces world’s fastest market data filtering application

    Posted on Nov 09, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices and low latency switches for financial institutions, announces a major improvement to the latency of its low latency network switch, MetaMux 48, down from 82 nanoseconds to just 69 nanoseconds.

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  • Enyx makes strategic move to Metamako hardware

    Enyx makes strategic move to Metamako hardware

    Posted on Oct 19, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Enyx, the leading provider of ultra-low latency solutions, and Metamako, the provider of the world’s fastest deterministic network devices to the global financial community, have today announced a strategic agreement. The tie-up means that Enyx’s nxLink ultra-low latency network product line will use Metamako’s MetaApp Altera Arria 10 FPGA-based platform to power the nxLink solutions. This announcement further cements Metamako’s position as the platform of choice for specialist low-latency applications.

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  • LMAX Exchange chooses Metamako for matching engine monitoring

    LMAX Exchange chooses Metamako for matching engine monitoring

    Posted on Oct 11, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions, has been chosen by LMAX Exchange as an integral component of its operations. Metamako’s devices will be used for actively monitoring all incoming and outgoing FX data in the firm’s core matching engine system.

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  • Metamako Opens Tokyo Office & Appoints Denis Sweeney

    Metamako Opens Tokyo Office & Appoints Denis Sweeney

    Posted on Sep 12, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world's financial institutions, announced today the appointment of Denis Sweeney as Business Development Director for Asia Pacific. Sweeney will be heading operations in the region from Metamako's newly-opened Tokyo office.

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  • Einstein and intergalactic time synchronisation

    Einstein and intergalactic time synchronisation

    Posted on Sep 07, 2016 by David Snowdon

    Relativity says that it is impossible to determine the ordering of events. Is that really true? How does that effect low latency trading in the financial markets now, and in the future?

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  • Copper is faster than fibre!

    Copper is faster than fibre!

    Posted on Aug 19, 2016 by David Snowdon

    While fibre might have the upper hand when it comes to bandwidth, we've used MetaWatch to show that direct-attach copper cables have a latency edge over fibre.

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  • Metamako appoints Kevin Covington CEO as growth escalates

    Metamako appoints Kevin Covington CEO as growth escalates

    Posted on Aug 08, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions, announced today that it has expanded its team and appointed Kevin Covington CEO

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  • ASX chooses Metamako

    ASX chooses Metamako

    Posted on Jul 19, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    ASX will be using Metamako’s MetaMux for real-time monitoring of its new trading platform and for timestamping and time synchronisation of its internal network traffic.

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  • Metamako: high tech built-in-Australia for ASX

    Metamako: high tech built-in-Australia for ASX

    Posted on Jul 19, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako’s devices will be at the heart of the ASX’s trading system, providing information that will be used to determine, in real-time, the health of the exchange’s systems as well as to record the timing of market events like orders and trades.

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  • FXecosystem goes live with Metamako for lower latency and network control

    FXecosystem goes live with Metamako for lower latency and network control

    Posted on May 23, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions, announced today that FXecosystem, a leading provider of outsourced connectivity services, has selected Metamako for advanced control and visibility of its network, including the ability to do dynamic patching (remote reconfiguring).

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  • Announcing MetaMux 48

    Announcing MetaMux 48

    Posted on May 10, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Today we are are announcing the latest innovation from Metamako, a 48 port switch which reduces muxing latency by 20% at around 80 nanoseconds.

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  • Metamako shortlisted for most disruptive financial sector technology

    Metamako shortlisted for most disruptive financial sector technology

    Posted on Jan 13, 2016 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako has been shortlisted in the ‘Most Disruptive Financial Sector Technology’ category at the FStech Awards 2016. Metamako is the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions.

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  • KPMG name Metamako as an emerging star in global Fintech 100

    KPMG name Metamako as an emerging star in global Fintech 100

    Posted on Dec 15, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic network devices for the world’s financial institutions, was confirmed today as one of KPMG and H2 Ventures’ top 50 Emerging Stars in their list of global finance technology innovators. The list is part of the Fintech 100 which includes the world’s leading 50 established innovators and the 50 most intriguing ‘Emerging Stars’. This builds on last year’s Top 50 Fintech Innovators, in which Metamako was listed.

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  • Flexible FPGA development platform launched by Metamako

    Flexible FPGA development platform launched by Metamako

    Posted on Dec 01, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Flexible FPGA development platform launched by Metamako. Metamako launches Partner Programme, with Algo-Logic first to join

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  • Metamako’s MetaWatch offers unique solution to data capture problem

    Metamako’s MetaWatch offers unique solution to data capture problem

    Posted on Nov 03, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako, the leading specialist in network devices for financial services and telecommunications, today announced the launch of MetaWatch.

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  • Expanding Metamako hires new EMEA Head

    Expanding Metamako hires new EMEA Head

    Posted on Nov 02, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Australian-based Metamako, the leading specialist in deterministic ultra-low latency devices for the trading community, exchanges and telco providers, has today announced the appointment of Alastair Richardson as the new head of business development for EMEA. This follows significant growth for the company since its launch in 2013, especially in North America and Europe.

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  • Metamako adopts MACOM’s high-performance semi-conductors

    Metamako adopts MACOM’s high-performance semi-conductors

    Posted on Sep 30, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako adopts MACOM’s high-performance semi-conductors

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  • Metamako extends global reach with Westcon partnership agreement

    Metamako extends global reach with Westcon partnership agreement

    Posted on Sep 14, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako extends global reach with Westcon partnership agreement

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  • Metamako expands into the new Stone & Chalk fintech hub

    Metamako expands into the new Stone & Chalk fintech hub

    Posted on Aug 25, 2015 by David Snowdon

    Metamako has expanded into new custom-built premises within the new Stone and Chalk fintech hub in Sydney.

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  • Avoiding the network tap dance

    Avoiding the network tap dance

    Posted on Aug 20, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    In mission critical architectures it often becomes necessary to analyze data at different points within the network. Common reasons for doing this include troubleshooting/problem diagnosis, latency analysis, capturing data for regulatory obligations or to backtest strategies.

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  • STAC confirms the MetaApp deterministic latency

    STAC confirms the MetaApp deterministic latency

    Posted on Jul 27, 2015 by David Snowdon

    STAC are the go-to adjudicator for network vendors' claims. They're a highly respected independent organisation who thoroughly test and analyse the performance of components of trading systems. Metamako worked with STAC to analyse the performance of our MetaApp device running MetaMux firmware in a typical trading scenario, and they have announced their findings, confirming a total round-trip time (both to and from an exchange) of just 0.1 us, confirming Metamako's own internal testing.

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  • Leveraging MetaConnect to reduce network outages

    Leveraging MetaConnect to reduce network outages

    Posted on Jul 16, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    With recent high profile outages of corporations reported in the media there has been a lot of focus on reliability and how to avoid system outages. As the network is at the heart of all of these systems it is key that the network is designed to minimize downtime, but continue to maintain performance levels.

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  • Video: Determinism is the new latency

    Video: Determinism is the new latency

    Posted on Jun 18, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako founder and co-CTO Dr. David Snowdon spoke recently at the Trading Show Chicago around the topic of "Determinisim is the new latency" outlining how trading venues could be more fair by ensuring deterministic latency.

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  • Metamako launches MetaApp - intelligence at the network edge

    Metamako launches MetaApp - intelligence at the network edge

    Posted on Jun 02, 2015 by Ciaran Kennedy

    Metamako launches MetaApp - intelligence at the network edge MetaApp reduces latency, increases flexibility, simplifies networks

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  • MetaMux breaks the 100 ns barrier

    MetaMux breaks the 100 ns barrier

    Posted on Apr 18, 2015 by David Snowdon

    MetaMux has achieved a sub-100 ns latency of 99.0 ns. This article describes how we measured it, the methodology, and the results.

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  • Former NYSE Tech exec hired to open our New York office

    Former NYSE Tech exec hired to open our New York office

    Posted on Dec 17, 2014 by David Snowdon

    Ciaran Kennedy has joined the Metamako team as the Head of Business Development in North America, running the Metamako team at our Wall Street offices.

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  • KPMG names Metamako in its first Global Top 50 FinTech Innovators report

    KPMG names Metamako in its first Global Top 50 FinTech Innovators report

    Posted on Dec 16, 2014 by David Snowdon

    We're honoured to have been named amongst the 50 best fintech innovators of 2014.

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  • Announcing MetaMux

    Announcing MetaMux

    Posted on Nov 04, 2014 by David Snowdon

    Today we're announcing MetaMux, building on the MetaConnect platform to provide ultimate deterministic speed for a range of critical trading and risk management applications. Here's the full press release: Metamako builds smarter trading networks with MetaMux.

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  • Setting up our European Operations

    Setting up our European Operations

    Posted on Oct 13, 2014 by David Snowdon

    We're truly excited to be working with Kevin Covington, who is masterminding our European expansion. Here's the full press release: Low-latency specialist Metamako sets up European operations with Covington.

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  • Determinism is the new latency

    Determinism is the new latency

    Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by David Snowdon

    It’s hard to think of an execution service for which latency doesn’t matter at all. There are, however, any number of situations in which latency does not need to be minimized – merely controlled and understood.

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  • MetaConnect: a better way to tap

    MetaConnect: a better way to tap

    Posted on Aug 18, 2014 by David Snowdon

    We compare the cost of using MetaConnect with the cost of using traditional passive optical taps for logging, latency measurement. MetaConnect not only saves money, but provides a lot of extra benefits, like better signal quality, packet statistics, timestamping, stream sniffing, and more.

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  • Announcing MetaConnect 48

    Announcing MetaConnect 48

    Posted on May 19, 2014 by David Snowdon

    Today we're announcing that MetaConnect 48 will be delivered to its initial customers starting in June. MetaConnect 16 has seen great uptake since its release in December, and MetaConnect 48 will be a fantastic complement for applications which require a higher port density. For further details, see our press release

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  • STAC-N1 Benchmarks prove Metamako latency is barely detectable

    STAC-N1 Benchmarks prove Metamako latency is barely detectable

    Posted on May 05, 2014 by David Snowdon

    The Securities Technology Analysis Center audited our tests of MetaConnect, confirming that the latency is barely detectable using some of the most stringent benchmarks available.

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  • How to measure the latency of a 4ns switch

    How to measure the latency of a 4ns switch

    Posted on Dec 04, 2013 by Default Admin User

    Our claim of a four nanosecond latency is bold. It's less latency than a metre of fibre. It's reasonable to be sceptical of such a bold claim, so I thought we should show you how you can verify it!

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  • MetaConnect Unveiled

    MetaConnect Unveiled

    Posted on Dec 04, 2013 by Default Admin User

    4/12/2013 Metamako proudly announces its first product, MetaConnect, in two variants, a 16 and 48 port ultra low latency (4ns), deterministic (virtually no standard deviation in latency) with built in intelligence (i.e. its packet aware) layer one switch.

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  • A Layman's Guide to Layer 1 Switch Technology

    A Layman's Guide to Layer 1 Switch Technology

    Posted on Dec 04, 2013 by Default Admin User

    Metamako's Chief Commercialisation Officer, Sean Nunan, doesn't have a technical background. After joining Metamako, he needed to understand the technology the company was developing. He thought this layman's guide to layer one switches may be useful to others as well.

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