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TechValidate Research on Metamako

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187 Customers Surveyed

1,588 Data Points Collected

75 Published TechFacts

16 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a December 2015 survey of Metamako customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Metamako devices simplify networks, reduce latency, and increase flexibility.”

Challenges

  • Key drivers for purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Lower trading latency
    • Gain operational advantages
  • Evaluated the following other vendors before purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Exablaze
    • XCelor
    • Arista

Use Case

  • Rates the following Metamako capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Latency profile: best in class
    • Signal re-generation: best in class
    • Layer 1+ features (stats etc): best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: best in class
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Connection Monitoring
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Media Converter

Results

  • Found Metamako’s support services to be better than other network vendors.

Metamako Customer Research

Within twelve months, which of the following do you plan to implement as part of your network strategy?

10G Ethernet
47%
40G Ethernet
44%
No change planned
33%
25G Ethernet
20%
100G Ethernet
16%
Infiniband
5%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a December 2015 survey of Metamako customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Metamako devices simplify networks, reduce latency, and increase flexibility.”

“The products have allowed us to implement complex solutions in a more manageable and reliable fashion.”

Challenges

  • Key drivers for purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Lower trading latency
    • Reduce Costs
    • Gain operational advantages
  • Evaluated the following other vendors before purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Exablaze
    • XCelor
    • Arista
    • Gigamon

Use Case

  • Rates the following Metamako capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Latency profile: significantly better
    • Signal re-generation: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: better
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Connection Monitoring
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Media Converter
    • Failover
    • Scalable Broadcast
    • Timestamping
    • Deploy custom written applications or FPGA code
    • Test Lab
    • Multiplexing Connections (Order Entry)
    • Tap Aggregation

Results

  • Reduced their operational costs by up to 25% with Metamako.
  • Found Metamako’s support services to be better than other network vendors.
  • Improved their trading hit-rate after deploying Metamako.

Metamako Customer Testimonial

Active tapping

Metamako acts like a tap but is easier to monitor (unlike a passive tap).

Network Engineer, Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Metamako Customer Statistic

With you all the way…

9 out of 10 customers are ‘very to extremely’ satisfied with Metamako’s technical support.

Metamako Customer Research

Metamako Clients: 2017 Goals

Please prioritize the following relative to your organisation’s 2017 goals.

S Critically Important - 1 S 2 S 3 S 4 S Minimal Importance - 5

Latency reduction
Deterministic performance
Implement SDN strategy
FPGA implementation
Implement 25G, 40G, 100G
Data capture
Improve network monitoring
Devops integration/rollout


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About Metamako

Metamako is a technology company that specialises in solutions for latency sensitive businesses. It was founded by Scott Newham, Dave Snowdon and Charles Thomas who have a background in ultra-low latency hardware, software and algorithmic trading. Their engineering team brings together a wealth of skills and experience in digital hardware design (Boards, FPGA, ASIC), PCB design, embedded software (kernel, drivers, applications), low-level networking and full product lifecycle from design to manufacturing and support. Metamako is headquartered in the harbour city of Sydney, Australia.

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