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Recorded Webinar: Leveraging cloud as part of your colocation or proximity hosting strategy

26 April 2022

As firms assess which elements of the trading workflow can be profitably migrated to cloud environments, ensuring compatibility with colocation and proximity hosting facilities becomes paramount. Practitioners need to take into account data access and security, messaging latency and regulatory considerations around operational resilience and physical location of client data.

This webinar will discuss best approaches to ensure your high-performance trading and connectivity set-up meshes with your firm’s broader cloud transition. It will also explore the interaction between on-premises, cloud and colo/proximity systems and services, and identify possible issues and how best to deal with them.

Register for the webinar to find out more about:

  • How to add optimize your colocation or proximity hosting capabilities as your firm migrates services to the cloud
  • Best approaches for securing management buy-in, budget, skills and resources
  • Practical challenges for sustaining performance in a hybrid cloud environment
  • Potential benefits of leveraging cloud-based services in the trading work flow
  • Technologies, tools, techniques and solutions that can be helpful


Arthur Rank Global Director, Capital Markets Solutions
Colt Capital Markets
Benjamin Santos-Stephens Chief Executive Officer
Saurabh Srivastava Electronic Trading Specialist
Chicago Trading Company
Richard Jones Director Real-Time Cloud
Refinitiv, an LSEG Business
Moderator: Sarah Underwood Editor
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Benjamin Santos-Stephens

Chief Executive Officer


Ben is CEO of ClearToken, a clearing house for digital assets currently in the process of seeking authorisation to become the first digitally native financial market infrastructure (FMI) for clearing and settlement. Ben is also a Non-Executive Director at digital asset Fintech Globalcap and former CTO and Managing Director of Nomura’s digital asset trading business, Laser Digital. He was formerly Global Head of Product Management at Instinet responsible for strategy & business development across software, trading, clearing and analytics.

Richard Jones

Director Real-Time Cloud

Refinitiv, an LSEG Business

Richard has spent 20 years within Financial Services, specifically within the domain of Enterprise Technology. His roles that have always been customer focused and have extended from support, engineering through to sales and business / market development. After spending time abroad covering Emerging Markets, where his focus was to help retain and grow Enterprise Business in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, India, Russia and China, he’s now based again from London. In his current role he works with customers and the CSP’s with the aim to help facilitate the migration of Refinitiv’s Enterprise services to Cloud.

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