Stock Exchange CIO: Real-Time Means Real-Time

At a time when IT executives are finding users less and less tolerant of network delays, CIO William Morgan has perhaps the least tolerant set of users in the world.

Morgan runs technology operations for the 215-year-old Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the nation's first stock exchange. But its age doesn't make its daily load any easier, with networks having to handle 120,000 messages per second and peaks of 200,000 messages per second.
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