Options Expands Asian Co-Location Presence into Equinix’s TY3 Data Center in Tokyo


The managed services provider now offers co-location services in the largest FX trading facility in Asia.



New York – December 9, 2014 - Options, the leading private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, has today announced a further expansion of the firm’s Asian presence with the addition of co-location services in Equinix’s TY3 data center in Tokyo. Options’ expansion into TY3 will see the IaaS provider offer clients leveraging the firm’s Velocity platform access to managed hosting services in the largest FX trading facility in Asia.

Options’ expansion in the region follows the completion in October of the US exchange co-location build-out, June’s expansion into Mahwah and more recently an expansion into Aurora. By establishing a presence in the TY3 trading co-location facility in Tokyo, Options continues to provide ease of access into the foreign exchange markets around the world. This recent addition complements the managed service provider’s presence in Hong Kong and Singapore as well as access points in @Tokyo and KVH Tokyo.

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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 200 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.