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TechValidate Research on Metamako

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310 Customers Surveyed

2,505 Data Points Collected

99 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Metamako Customer Research

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

Prioritised importance of network device functions.

Critically Important - 1 2 3 4 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: 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

If nanosecond matters, Metamako cares!

Network Engineer, Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Metamako Customer Testimonial

Metamako makes products that work and make sense, their people were open and comfortable in discussing low level technical details with us. We feel they can be a long term partner in our tech road map.

IT Specialist, Small Business Financial Services Company

Metamako Customer Research

Metamako is a technology leader in the top packet capture use cases.

Which functions are are part of your data capture environment?
(regardless of whether Metamako devices are used)

Latency measurement
80%
Timestamping
76%
Realtime network analytics
57%
Back testing
56%
Network problem diagnosis
52%
Compliance captures
50%
Risk management
28%
Security
11%
MIFID II Obligations
7%
Intrusion/Extrusion detection
4%
We do not use data capture
2%

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.


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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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