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Options Deploys Latest Arista Switches to Offer Ultra-low Latency at Sub-5 Nanoseconds

Options, a provider of colocation services for capital markets, is meeting client demand for ultra-low latency switching capability with the deployment of Arista 7130 series ultra-low latency switches in 20 colocation environments globally. The company selected the switches after a successful deploying of Arista 7150 switches and plans to have 12 fully managed 7130 switches…

Trading Technologies Adds Connectivity to Mexican Derivatives Exchange

Trading Technologies International (TT) and the Mexican Derivatives Exchange (MexDer), a subsidiary of the Mexican stock exchange Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, have announced that all derivative products listed on MexDer will be available globally to users of the TT platform in Q4 2019. TT clients will be able to leverage TT’s suite of tools, which…

Digital Realty and Interxion Combine to Create Dominant Provider of Data Center Solutions

San Francisco-based Digital Realty has won the recent bidding war for European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, Interxion, entering into a definitive strategic agreement to acquire the firm for an estimated $8.4 billion – heralded as the biggest data centre transaction on record. The stock-swap deal will propel Digital Realty into…

TNS Reaches Connectivity, Hosting and Market Data Access Agreement with HKEX

Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) have signed an agreement for connectivity, managed hosting and market data access giving market participants greater choice on how to trade with the HKEX. The agreement will provide local and international low latency connectivity to the exchange and between trading partners. TNS will offer…

Emblaze shows significantly reduced latency in STAC benchmark tests

Exablaze, a provider of ultra-low latency network devices, has broken the previous best STAC-T0 benchmark results with its newly-announced ExaNIC FDK-XP (Firmware Development Kit Extension Pack). It has slashed latency to less than half the previous benchmarked best, recording actionable latencies of 31-44 nanoseconds, signalling a marked advance in tick-to-trade system performance. In the STAC…

Pico Refits Jersey Network with Optical Dark Fibre, Adds Corvil Performance Monitoring

Pico is pushing on with its global expansion plan and taking advantage of its acquisition of Corvil with a refit of its Jersey network and the deployment of Corvil network performance monitoring and analytics on top of the network. The new network, the company’s latest investment in its PicoNet proprietary global financial markets network, is…

Trading Technologies adds connectivity to JSE derivatives market

Trading Technologies International (TT) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) have announced that all derivative products listed on the JSE derivatives market are available for trading through the TT platform. The JSE’s equity derivatives market, formerly known as the South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX), is accessible to TT’s global user base. Clients can leverage TT’s…

Recorded Webinar: Optimising outsourced infrastructure for trading in fast markets

In fast markets, you must move quickly to identify and fix any problems with latency, systems and algo performance, but what you cannot see you cannot fix. This begs the question of how trading organisations can see, understand and optimise their infrastructure as it interacts with fast markets to ensure optimal trading connectivity. The answer…

Transaction Network Services Adds Euronext Derivatives Market Data Service

Transaction Network Services (TNS) continues to build out its electronic trading solutions and services portfolio, and meet growing demand for market data, through an agreement to become a vendor of record for Euronext derivatives market data. TNS says its fully managed Euronext derivatives market data service allows market participants to lower the cost of accessing…

Recorded Webinar: Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud

Migration of financial apps and data to the cloud is well underway as financial institutions take the opportunity to cut the cost of running systems on premise, scale as and when required, and spin up test environments quickly and inexpensively. Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud is a different and more difficult proposition….