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Experts agree that in the future CPU scaling will go out, not up. Clock cycles seem to have plateaued around 3 Gigahertz, and while five years ago people got excited about dual-core machines, today the major commodity CPU manufacturers deliver 4, 6 and 8-core processors and system vendors link these CPUs together in multi-socket servers, as Cisco does in their UCS line.
Our Ultra Messaging customers – financial players like exchanges and investment banks – are always interested in gaining every possible performance advantage in the ultra competitive world of high-frequency electronic trading. (more…)