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Options In 2016: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

Options In 2016: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

From enhanced cybersecurity measures to operational growth, 2016 proved to be another year of phenomenal success for Options. We have released our 2016 ‘year in numbers’ infographic to highlight a year that saw more high profile client acquisitions, new partnerships and a host of advanced security technologies deployed to safeguard our platform against cyber threats.

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While Other Vendors Retreat, Options Expands To 30+ Financial Data Centers Globally

While Other Vendors Retreat, Options Expands To 30+ Financial Data Centers Globally

We spent last week at FIA Chicago meeting with customers to talk about the latest enhancements across our solutions portfolio. As always, it's an opportunity to catch up with old friends in the industry but also, from a personal perspective, a great reminder of what sets Options apart in our clients' minds.

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Security Is No Game

Security Is No Game

Back in the early 80s, the BBC Micro had only just emerged on the market and computer games were in their infancy. They were a novelty in which I had a passing interest, but it wasn't until my late teens with the advent of the PlayStation and games like WipeOut that my interest was piqued.

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Enhancing Client Security With FortiGate And FortiMail

Enhancing Client Security With FortiGate And FortiMail

As cyber-attacks continue to challenge the financial industry, security remains the top priority for financial services in an ever-evolving landscape of threats. Last month, Options - a leading provider of financial technology managed services, IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity - sponsored the SALT Conference, which featured cybersecurity and regulation high on the agenda throughout the week.

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Managed IT Services In 2016 = Profitability, Problem-Solving & Innovation

Managed IT Services In 2016 = Profitability, Problem-Solving & Innovation

The financial services sector has trended steadily towards outsourced IT and managed services in the almost eight years since the financial crisis. Aggressive cost cutting and restructuring is now seen as crucial means by which to drive profits, and managed IT providers are playing a critical role.

Increasingly, firms that traditionally managed their infrastructure internally have looked to migrate to outsourced platforms.

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Why Our Partnership With Options Is Good News for Financial Services

Why Our Partnership With Options Is Good News for Financial Services

In February, Options partnered with security analytics specialist, Observable Networks. In a guest post, Observable explain the benefits of this partnership and how it will impact network security right across the global capital markets industry.


We recently announced a new partnership with Options, the leading managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry.

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Advent Geneva: The Benefits Of Navigating An Upgrade

Advent Geneva: The Benefits Of Navigating An Upgrade

The launch of a portfolio accounting system as versatile and robust as Advent Geneva (now SS&C Advent Geneva) can pay off for the users in feelings of clarity and mastery that are almost intoxicating. The feelings that tend to accompany the thought of an upgrade, on the other hand, are more sobering. Upgrades daunt the otherwise dauntless.

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All Hands On Deck: Behind The Scenes Of A Client Office Move

All Hands On Deck: Behind The Scenes Of A Client Office Move

Moving office is rarely a straightforward and hassle-free process. The Pandora’s Box of technology requests, there are no shortage of potential setbacks to both your team, and your business.

From user-connectivity, team management, floor planning and post-migration support, delivering a timely and cost-effective office move is not without its pitfalls.

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Options - Observable Networks Partnership Means Better Security for Clients

Options - Observable Networks Partnership Means Better Security for Clients

Earlier this month, Options partnered with leading security provider, Observable Networks, to provide better network security for clients. To help you understand why this partnership is so important – and how it will help Options clients protect their most sensitive data – we thought we’d take a closer look at three IT trends that make legacy security solutions obsolete.

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Options In 2015: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

Options In 2015: Our Year In Numbers [Infographic]

2015 was an exciting year for Options. It included an acquisition, expansions in London and New York, new clients, new partners and a whole host of new platform technology -- but these only tell a fraction of the Options story in 2015.

Our plans for 2016 are equally exciting but before we get to those we wanted to share some key insights from 2015.

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