Press Releases

Options expands FX connectivity, upgrades NJ to Chicago route - Wall Street Letter

Options expands FX connectivity, upgrades NJ to Chicago route - Wall Street Letter

11th March, 2013

Options enhances FX destinations, eyes geographic expansion —Jeanene Timberlake Infrastructure provider Options has enhanced its existing connections to US-based foreign exchange trading venues and added a few destinations as part of the growth of its business, according to Ken Barnes, senior vice president of corporate development. “We’re seeing a trend in the addition …

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Blog: Capital Markets CFOs: Are You Reassessing the Cost of Quality IT Operations?

Blog: Capital Markets CFOs: Are You Reassessing the Cost of Quality IT Operations?

20th February, 2013

Recently our CEO Nigel Kneafsey and I had the opportunity to sit down with the CFO of one of the world’s dozen largest hedge funds, who after hearing our pitch, posed a simple question: “If I can really slash my technology spend by perhaps 70% as you suggest, why isn’t …

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Options Expands U.S. Operations, Anticipates Strong Growth in 2013

Options Expands U.S. Operations, Anticipates Strong Growth in 2013

19th February, 2013

Firm to open Chicago office on March 1st NEW YORK ― Feb. 19, 2013 ― Options, the provider of the Options PIPE® Private Financial Cloud services platform for the exchange, banking, trading and investment communities, today announced that it will open an office in Chicago next month in response to increasing …

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Blog: Choose Your Own Device

Blog: Choose Your Own Device

13th February, 2013

Increasingly, the days of having a clumsy and unattractive mobile device forced into your palm under the auspices of corporate consistency are numbered. The recent upsurge in quality and availability of consumer IT products has raised the expectations of the devices typical end-users are willing to use in an enterprise …

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Options Names Danny Moore as New Chief Operating Officer

Options Names Danny Moore as New Chief Operating Officer

23rd January, 2013

Former Wombat and NYSE Euronext executive to lead Options’ day-to-day operations and continued global expansion New York ― January 23, 2013 ― Options, provider of the Options PIPE® Private Financial Cloud services platform for the exchange, banking, trading and investment communities, today announced that former NYSE Euronext executive Danny Moore has …

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Check Your Playbook Expiration Date - HFMWeek

Check Your Playbook Expiration Date - HFMWeek

8th January, 2013

From HFMWeek – With Cloud Services becoming increasingly popular as a hedge fund IT solution, Nigel Kneafsey of Options IT provides an overview of the most important points to consider when selecting a technology platform. Perhaps you’re launching a new hedge fund, spinning out or spinning up a new book, or …

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Blog: Why the weekends were made for changes

Blog: Why the weekends were made for changes

21st December, 2012

Here at Options we have spent years and years developing and improving our IT procedures, none more so than those associated with change management. Options requires that every network, firewall and routing change is rigorously documented, cross checked and only then applied by a senior engineer, other than the author. …

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Options Private Financial Cloud Continues Growth: Selected as an Advent Software Service Provider

Options Private Financial Cloud Continues Growth: Selected as an Advent Software Service Provider

18th December, 2012

Options, the provider of the Options PIPE® Private Financial Cloud services platform for the exchange, banking, trading and investment communities, announced today that it has been chosen as an IT hosting provider for Advent Software, Inc (NYSE: ADVS). Through this collaboration, already live in production, Options will be hosting Advent’s Geneva® …

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Blog: “Enterprise Heartburn”

Blog: “Enterprise Heartburn”

17th December, 2012

By Ken Barnes – SVP Corporate Development The way clouds are often heralded these days you’d think they’d be anything but a source of indigestion So what’s got enterprise CTOs reaching for the Pepto? Turns out it’s the Service Level Agreements offered by the big cloud retailers. Gartner analyst Lydia Leong made …

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Blog: Options PIPE Platform ‘Weathers’ Hurricane Sandy with Diligence and Global Support

Blog: Options PIPE Platform ‘Weathers’ Hurricane Sandy with Diligence and Global Support

7th December, 2012

In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy severely damaged the US Eastern seaboard, including New Jersey and New York City. Over the course of the hurricane’s transit, half of Manhattan lost power, including the majority of the Wall Street financial services district, which was heavily flooded. Public transportation was shut down …

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