Who Are We

We are Options. We’re on a mission to transform financial sector technology. We aren’t market participants ourselves, but the No. 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems. 

We’re proud to provide high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 200 firms globally, providing an agile, scalable platform in an Investment Bank grade Cybersecurity wrapper.

Our clients include leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, brokers, dealers, private equity houses and exchanges. These clients are supported daily, across over 20 countries, in a true 24×7 ‘follow the sun’ model; we have someone on hand to assist at any hour of the day.  With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand, we are well placed to service our customers both onsite and remotely.

Our Products

Everything at Options is crafted to an industry-leading security and compliance standard. We have worked to guarantee our offering is SOC1, SOC2 & SOC3 compliant. Our service offering spans four main areas:

Managed Platform
Managed Colocation
Managed Applications
Professional Services

We understand the highly complex requirements of the Capital Markets sector and work relentlessly to improve our offering, ensuring we stay ahead of the curve and bring our clients a best-in-class service.

Key Achievements

Prestigious Microsoft Cloud Platform Gold Partner Status

Best-in-class resiliency and security compliance to SOC1, SOC2, SOC3, ISO27001 and AICPA standard since 2011

 Growth Equity investment from Bregal Sagemount in 2017

Growth Equity Investment from Abry Partners in 2020

30 industry awards over the last three years ranging from ‘Best Overall Technology Firm’ to ‘Best Cloud Services Provider’

Named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table

 Platinum Partner Status with Equinix