Options Continues to Bolster its Connectivity with the Addition of New Venues and Feeds in both Euro

HSBC and AllianceBernstein in Europe are among the new destinations

New York & London – August 20, 2013 – Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, has today announced that it has further expanded its connectivity to a number of key trading venues, in addition to adding a number of new data feeds to the Options PIPE Platform. These latest additions to the IaaS provider’s offering come as a result of increased client demand.

This most recent deployment to the platform will see Options add HSBC and AllianceBernstein dark pools in Europe to its destinations, while the new market data feeds will include CBOE CSM, C2, CSM, BOX, CHX, and Nasdaq’s PHLX. The firm also announced that as a result of the CBOE connection, CBSX CSM and CFLEX will now be made available to clients. Furthermore, the IaaS provider has upgraded its ISE connectivity to the recently unveiled “Premium Access” 10 gigabyte service.


About Options (www.options-it.com): Options is the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 250 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges.