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Scenes from the 2016 HPC on Wall Street Conference
by PHIL ALBINUS

Although cloud computing has been around for more than a decade, the US financial markets continue to debate how to implement this groundbreaking technology. Traders brings you pictures from the debates that are transforming the trading floor.

 Where is the action taking place inside cutting-edge asset management firms these days? If you said "the trading floor" we'd like to ask how the weather is in 2003. These days the real innovation, number crunching and data mining for the hottest deals is taking place in the data centers. Without access to big data and the high-octane horsepower needed to crunch those figures, your next big deal will slip away.

That's why forward-looking industry veterans gathered at the 2016 HPC for Wall Street - Cloud & Data Centers conference in the Roosevelt Hotel last week. The event's topics zeroed in on what buyside firms, broker-dealers and exchanges must accomplish in order to stay ahead of the competition. Although cloud computing has been around for more than a decade, the U.S. financial markets continue to debate how to implement the groundbreaking technology. 

Traders brings you pictures from the 2016 HPC on Wall Street - Cloud & Data Centers debates that will transform the trading floor. 

Earlier this week, Traders presented the first in a series of images from STANY 2016. Traders also presented the People Moves of March 2016 as well as scenes from the STA Los Angeles 2016 conference. To view other slideshows -- such as our explanation of the Blockchain or the top trading volumes of March 2016 -- please visit the Traders Photo Gallery.

2016 HPC on Wall Street Photos by Michelle Farsi