Chicago, January 24, 2014 – OptionsCity, a leading provider of multi-asset electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that it has selected Equinix, Inc. to support the company’s expanding global hosting infrastructure. Launching from the Equinix data center campus in Frankfurt, Germany, OptionsCity’s colocation site positions the company to further provide clients with consistent performance.
“We continuously look for ways to improve and accelerate performance for our clients. Choosing a data center as a gateway to Eurex was the next step in expanding our service,” said Rudy Fasouliotis, CIO of OptionsCity Software. “Equinix is an industry leader and has the low latency connectivity and access our customers require with reliability and confidence.”
“In recent years, the volume of electronic trading has grown exponentially. In response to this development, the infrastructure we provide in our global data centers offer financial service providers direct connectivity with increased performance,” said Stewart Orrell, managing director, Global Financial Services at Equinix. “We are excited that OptionsCity has placed its trust in Equinix and can take advantage of the business opportunity that our rich ecosystem of financial services companies provides.”
OptionsCity Metro and OptionsCity Freeway are the company’s two core software offerings. Metro is a fully configurable electronic trading and market making platform that gives traders full control over trading, safety, and risk management. Metro fully integrates with Freeway, OptionsCity’s multi-asset automated trading engine that offers traders and developers a complete algorithmic developmental environment coupled with powerful execution capabilities.
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About OptionsCity Software
As developers of the award-winning flagship electronic trading and market-making platform, Metro, OptionsCity Software has helped traders make markets and trade on the world’s leading derivative markets with total control of trading, safety, and risk management since 2006. OptionsCity continues to innovate with the development of Freeway, a multi-asset automated trading platform designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms with micro-second execution. OptionsCity products are built with the power, speed and reliability that traders require to have full control over trading, safety, and risk management. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor on leading global derivative exchanges and markets. For more information, please visit www.optionscity.com.
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,000 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 31 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.www.equinix.com
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