Insight for the Algorithmic Enterprise

STAC® improves technology discovery and assessment in the finance industry through dialog and research guided by
the STAC Benchmark Council™, a group of leading financial firms and technology vendors.

Latest News

First STAC-M3 results from new generations of CPU and Optane Persistent Memory

NVIDIA DGX A100 system with new GPUs sets three records

NFS-based solution with inline compression sets storage efficiency record

First solution with distributed Optane Persistent Memory sets 8 records across scale and baseline benchmarks.

For comparison to previous bare metal results on the same hardware

Featured Events

Global STAC Live, Fall 2020

Following our highly attended online event in the spring, STAC is going worldwide, on-line, and live again this fall.

Join us October 19-21, 2020 for live panels, presentations, and exhibits that address the most important technical challenges in analytics technology, low-latency infrastructure, and command & control.

Interact directly with speakers, exhibitors, and your peers—all without leaving your home or office.

Click here for more information and to register.

Recent Blogs

The financial technology community has one responsibility in the COVID-19 crisis that only it can fulfill.

What will happen if all the major banks burst out to a handful of public clouds at the same time to meet the enormous computing requirements of new regulations? Your kids may not be pleased....

The STAC-TS Working Group has poured a lot of effort into developing standards and software for demonstrating timestamp accuracy to the satisfaction of European regulators concerned with RTS 25 of MiFID 2. Much of that effort has concerned software-application timestamps. App timestamping is central to many firm's plans but is one of the most misunderstood issues with RTS 25.

Hot Topics

Artificial Intelligence

Using neural and non-neural techniques to automate prediction and correlation

Public and private cloud

Research and dialog into cloud services and cloud frameworks

Quant finance (big data/big compute)

Making both compute- and data-intensive analytics faster and more cost effective

Ultra-fast networking

Smaller and smaller latencies tend to matter more and more

Time Sync & Event Capture

Complying--and proving you comply--with new regulations in the EU and US.

Storage & memory revolution

A "Cambrian explosion" of new architectures...