NEW YORK & LONDON & HONG KONG–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–Technology optionsLeading service provider to Capital Markets, today announced the successful completion of upgrades to its 100Gb core network across all major London colocation sites.
Options customers now benefit from the lowest latency fixed line routes available, plus access to connectivity to all major liquidity hubs in London via diverse and resilient routes powered by hollow fiber technology.
The options facilitate access to hundreds of exchanges and markets around the world, offering highly resilient and high-performing global connectivity and colocation services. This further reduction in latency and the dramatic increase in capacity reaffirm Options’ commitment to expand its services with a variety of new available paths and latency profiles across the company’s global commercial network.
In addition to serving global colocation customers, the upgrade will deliver enhanced point-to-point connectivity capabilities with bank-grade security and monitoring.
President and CEO options Danny Moore said, “Ensuring customers have full availability, capacity and the lowest latency is the cornerstone of our market connectivity and colocation business.
The upgrade to 100Gb, along with the adoption of hollow-core fiber, is another milestone for the team and a further demonstration of the excellence of service, availability and cutting-edge technology underpinning our ecosystem of colocation”.
Shamir Parma, VP Product Management, added: “A key objective in designing and implementing these pathways is to accommodate our clients’ trading strategies as efficiently as possible. The goal is to create an environment that allows for maximum arbitrage execution across markets and across asset classes.
With the additional capacity, we are able to readily absorb the ever-increasing market data bandwidth and customer traffic flow, further strengthening the delivery of content and services across our global network.”
Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of strategic announcements for options, including yours Status verified by VMware Cloud in TR2his achievement of 10 Microsoft Gold Partner Status competenciesand the throwing of his Data quantifying and archiving products.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based private equity firm, Abry Partners. This investment has enabled Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform, while expanding its reach into major financial centers globally.
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Options Technology is the #1 provider of IT infrastructure to global capital markets companies, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
Founded in 1993, the firm began life as a technology services provider to hedge funds. Today, the firm provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to more than 550 companies worldwide, providing an agile and scalable platform in an Investment Bank-grade cybersecurity enclosure.
Options clients include major global investment banks, hedge funds, fund of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity firms and exchanges. With offices in 9 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Auckland, Options is well positioned to serve its clients on-site and remotely.
In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment from Abry Partners, an industry-focused private equity firm based in Boston. This investment has enabled Options to significantly accelerate its growth strategy to further invest in its technology platform and expand its reach into major financial centers globally.
Options was nominated among the The UK’s leading growth company in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 rankings.
About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful industry-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed more than $82 billion in leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred stock placements. Currently, the firm manages over $5.0 billion of capital through its active funds.