Options and DiffusionData Forge Groundbreaking Partnership, Unveiling Belfast’s First Capital Markets Community Meet-up

London / New York / Hong Kong — 24th June 2024 — Options Technology, a trailblazer in capital markets infrastructure, today announced its strategic partnership with DiffusionData, the pioneer and leader in real-time data streaming.

To celebrate the launch of this partnership, Options and DiffusionData will host Belfast’s first Capital Markets Community Meet-Up. Join us on Thursday, 27th June, for an evening of drinks, networking, and the latest insights from the Belfast Market Data Community. Options will be providing a free bar at the event and the meet-up promises to bring together an ecosystem of market data, capital markets, and fintech firms for an unforgettable night in the heart of Belfast city center.

The strategic partnership will enable an integration between DiffusionData’s real-time data distribution server, Diffusion, and Options’ consolidated data service. This will streamline the experience for mutual customers to deliver multi-asset class data in a controlled manner over any network, at internet scale, using market leading, web socket technology.

The Diffusion framework is used by companies across the capital markets landscape to control the end-to-end flow of data, create personalized data streams and efficiently deliver data with patented bandwidth optimization, enabling clients to maximize the value of Options’ consolidated data service.

Options facilitates trading at hundreds of venues worldwide with fully managed infrastructure and connectivity in conjunction with the firm’s private financial cloud services, combining hosting with direct market access, TCO reduction, and best-in-class resiliency and security.

Danny Moore, President and CEO of Options, commented, “Our partnership with DiffusionData represents a significant advancement in our ability to deliver robust and scalable data solutions to our clients. By integrating Diffusion’s cutting-edge data streaming technology with our consolidated data service, we are not only enhancing data delivery but also empowering our clients to gain real-time insights and make informed decisions faster and more efficiently. This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing innovative and reliable infrastructure that meets the evolving needs of the capital markets.”

Grethe Brown, CEO of DiffusionData added, “We are excited to partner with Options, a recognized leader in capital markets infrastructure. By integrating our Diffusion framework with Options’ consolidated data service, we are providing clients with a powerful solution that combines real-time data streaming with unparalleled control and efficiency. This collaboration will enable users to harness the full potential of their data, delivering seamless and personalized data streams that drive better decision-making and operational performance. Together, we are setting a new standard for data delivery in the financial services industry.”

Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of exciting developments for Options, including its achievement as Digital Realty’s EMEA Partner of the Year, Equinix’s Tech Trailblazer award and its partnership with OneZero.


For media inquiries, please contact Niall McAleer, niall.mcaleer@options-it.com. 

Options Technology: 

Options Technology (Options) is a financial technology company at the forefront of banking and trading infrastructure. We serve clients globally with offices in New York, London, Belfast, Cambridge, Chicago, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Paris, and Auckland. At Options, our services are woven into the hottest trends in global technology, including high-performance Networking, Cloud, Security, and AI (Artificial Intelligence).