NuData Security comments on fraud costing the UK £... » Crowe Clark Whitehill has just released its Financial Cost of Fraud report  which states that fraud ... Edesix selected as body worn camera provider for U... » Edinburgh-based Edesix Ltd. has been selected as the Body Worn Camera provider of choice for Her Maj... Brands at risk of inadvertently funding hate speec... » LONDON, UK: Comparitech.com has warned businesses using programmatic advertising platforms to be war... Updates on the Munich Security Conference 2017 » Source: Munich Security Conference Chancellor Merkel to give speech – President Gauck to receive E... Innovative third party add-on appliance helps MO... » UK: MOBOTIX AG - as part of a strategy to encourage partners to build a higher value solution, MOBOT... SentinelOne named a visionary for second straigh... » PALO ALTO, Calif: SentinelOne has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionary... Send For Help one of the First Organisations ... » Send For Help is one of the first companies to be successfully audited against the latest version of... NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in a chat ... » Press Conference NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Good afternoon. We just conducted a goo... Trustis to provide Vormetric Data Encryption Servi... » LONDON, England: Thales has announced that its specialist cryptographic services provider Trustis ha... RiskIQ digital threat detection data indicates a... » London, UK: RiskIQ has released its annual malvertising report which indicates a sharp spike in malv...

CLICK HERE TO

Advertise with Vigilance

Got News?

Got news for Vigilance?

Have you got news/articles for us? We welcome news stories and articles from security experts, intelligence analysts, industry players, security correspondents in the main stream media and our numerous readers across the globe.

READ MORE

Subscribe to Vigilance Weekly

Information Security Header

New York: Options has announced that it has upgraded the route between the firm’s data center facilities in Carteret and Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ2). The newly upgraded link reduces one-way latency on the route by 6.7% and sees the IaaS provider offer customers the fastest route currently available between both venues. This announcement follows a busy start to 2014 for Options on the connectivity front that saw the addition of Quincy Data’s Quincy Extreme Data (“QED”) service to the platform, enabling the managed service provider to offer data at the lowest known latencies to customers trading across markets in Equinix NY4 and the CME, a March upgrade of the route between its venues in Savvis Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ2) and Equinix Secaucus New Jersey (NY4), reducing round-trip latency on the route by 36%, and, earlier this month, the upgrade and expansion of its managed server hosting and connectivity in Carteret ahead of eSpeed’s migration to Nasdaq’s main data center there.

The upgraded route between Carteret and Weehawken was deployed as part of Options’ PIPE® Velocity services, a key component of the Options’ Private Financial Cloud platform. PIPE Velocity is a low latency trading, FIX connectivity, market data and computing infrastructure, providing clients with lowest latency and highest capacity direct market access both locally and in key trading centres around the world.

“The dynamic nature of today’s global capital markets demand that managed service providers continually strive to achieve key performance gains for clients. In what is often an end-to-end strategy, reducing latency remains the primary benchmark by which a company such as Options is measured. This latest upgrade further underlines Options’ commitment to the continual upgrade of our network and our ability to assist our clients in achieving that most crucial of competitive advantages,” commented Options SVP, Ken Barnes.