Options IT Preps ISE Link Switch

Nigel Kneafsey, chief executive, Options IT

New York-based infrastructure-as-a-service provider Options IT has upgraded its connectivity to market data from the International Securities Exchange on its Velocity managed direct feeds service, ahead of the exchange’s April migration to its Optimise options trading platform.

Options IT already offered direct connectivity to ISE’s data, but last month expanded its Velocity service to Equinix’s NY4 facility—which serves as the ISE’s primary datacenter—and built cross-connects between its Veloci