Azul Systems Announces OEM Agreement with OptionsCity for High-Performance Trading and Market-Making Platforms

CHICAGO, IL, April, 30 2012 -- Azul Systems, Inc., the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, announced today that it has signed an OEM agreement with Chicago, IL-based OptionsCity Software, a financial technology company that provides real-time electronic trading solutions on the world’s leading derivatives markets. OptionsCity will integrate Azul’s Zing into Freeway, its server-based, multi-asset algorithmic trading platform, as well as Metro, its fully-configurable, high-performance market making and electronic trading platform. This agreement aligns with OptionsCity’s goal to deliver the lowest latency across its trading platforms, which recently broke the 100 micro-second barrier for round trip execution. More