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TechValidate Research on Metamako

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187 Customers Surveyed

1,588 Data Points Collected

75 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Metamako Customer Research

High performance networks need serious buffers.

What % of packet drops are acceptable in a data capture solution?

0%
81%
1% - 9%
19%

Metamako Customer Research

Determinism (fixed latency) is viewed as a critical aspect of latency reduction.

Prioritised importance of network device functions.

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

Case Study: Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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.

“The Metamako device improves latency and is the best implementation of this technology we’ve found.”

Challenges

  • Key driver for purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Lower trading latency
  • Evaluated the following other vendors before purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Exablaze
    • Arista

Use Case

  • Rates the following Metamako capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Layer 1+ features (stats): better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
  • Top use case for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Scalable Broadcast

Results

  • improved their trading hit-rate after deploying Metamako.

Metamako Customer Review

What our customers are saying…

4.5/5 Stars

[Metamako has] accurate and reliable products and an excellent support team.

Metamako Customer Satisfaction Rating

What our clients are saying…

I’ve tried the competition and Metamako’s product was far superior.

Case Study: Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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
    • Gigamon
    • CPacket

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): significantly better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: significantly better
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Tapping
    • Timestamping
    • Multiplexing Connections (Order Entry)
    • Tap Aggregation

Results

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


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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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