Farewell, Oats: Finra announces retirement date
Finra has told firms to stop reporting trades to the Oats tape from September 1, as the SEC's Cat becomes the definitive audit trail for US securities markets activity.
AWS Taps Colt’s Hutchinson to Drive Financial Cloud Migrations
Hutchinson has previously worked at a variety of network, co-location and infrastructure providers, including Colt, Telx, Equinix, Level 3 and Savvis.
Ex-Reuters, Savvis Exec Thomas Joins TradingScreen
Thomas will be responsible for initiatives and partnerships that fill out the vendor's service offering.
Colt Hires Faccibene, Promotes Hutchinson to Drive US Expansion
The move accompanies the vendor's addition of connectivity to new end-points in the region on its PrizmNet network.
MT Newswires Nabs FinTech Vet Nixon
Nixon has held sales and account management roles at a range of data network providers.
Perseus Taps CenturyLink's Lee for Asia Sales
IT and telecom vet will help Perseus expand its presence in the region.
WSI Preps NY, Boston Offices; Hires Ex-Savvis Exec for US Push
Expansion into North America will allow the vendor to provide local sales operations and support to existing clients.
OneChicago Preps Migration off CBOE Feed Network
OneChicago data will no longer be available in CBOE format from June.
CenturyLink Opens First Mainland China Datacenter
Datacenter, internet and hosting provider CenturyLink has opened a datacenter in Shanghai to provide locally hosted infrastructure for multinational firms doing business in China, and to support "data sovereignty," officials say.
Martone Co-Locates at CenturyLink
Datacenter and hosting provider CenturyLink Technology Solutions has hired Kindra Martone as senior vice president of co-location sales, with responsibility for the vendor's global datacenter co-location strategy and initiatives.
CenturyLink Opens Second Toronto Datacenter
CenturyLink Technology Solutions, the former Savvis hosting and network business subsidiary acquired by internet and telecoms service provider CenturyLink, has opened a new datacenter in Markham, Toronto.
CenturyLink Bows Private Cloud Service
Network and datacenter hosting provider CenturyLink Technology Solutions, the subsidiary of internet and telecoms service provider CenturyLink formerly known as Savvis, has launched a new private cloud service, dubbed CenturyLink Private Cloud, that will…
Colt Hires Net Vet Hutchinson as US Capital Markets Director
UK-based telecom provider Colt has hired Julie Hutchinson as US director of capital markets, responsible for developing its US capital markets business by helping US content providers, trading firms and platform providers to expand their presence to…
BATS Readies Consolidated BATS-Direct Edge Feed
BATS Global Markets is preparing to release a feed of market data that provides a base of information from all four equities markets run by its BATS and Direct Edge exchanges, following the merger of the two exchange operators at the start of this year.
BlueMatrix Preps Research Datacenter, Tech Revamp
Research generation and distribution platform provider BlueMatrix is migrating to a new datacenter in the New York metro area in a bid to increase performance, reliability, capacity and service quality, officials say.
CenturyLink Taps Misbin for Co-Lo Marketing
CenturyLink Technology Solutions (formerly Savvis) has hired Judy Misbin as a product marketing executive for the vendor's co-location services, responsible for marketing its hybrid infrastructure solutions that include co-location, managed services,…
MarketPrizm Taps BT Vet Man for Asia Sales
Veteran data and financial network executive Richard Man joined Colt-owned trading and data infrastructure provider MarketPrizm in March as head of sales for the Asia-Pacific region.
BATS CIO Explains Datacenter Move
Among the integration questions that needed answering when BATS and Direct Edge agreed to merge regarded that of their respective datacenters. BATS had its exchanges situated at Savvis' NJ2 facility in Weehauken, New Jersey. Direct Edge's were located at…
BATS Taps Equinix as Primary Datacenter, Preps 2015 Move for BATS, Direct Edge Platforms
As part of its efforts to integrate the operations of its recent Direct Edge acquisition, US stock and options exchange operator BATS Global Markets will migrate both markets' trading technology to Equinix's new NY5 datacenter next year under a long-term…
CenturyLink Tech Solutions Changes Bandwidth Buying Process to Cut Connectivity Costs for Clients
Network and datacenter hosting provider CenturyLink Technology Solutions, the subsidiary of internet and telecoms service provider CenturyLink formerly known as Savvis, is rolling out a revised commercial model that offers clients more flexible options…
Savvis to Maintain Financial Focus, Post-Name Change
Officials at network and hosting provider Savvis say the vendor remains committed to its capital markets cloud and co-location customers, after retiring the Savvis brand and changing its name to CenturyLink Technology Solutions (CTS) in a bid to…
IEX Taps Savvis for Data Connectivity
US equity alternative trading system IEX Group has deployed its trading platform in datacenter and hosting provider Savvis' NJ2 facility in Weehawken, NJ, to provide access to its trading engine and market data to broker participants co-located in or…
Savvis Datacenter to Host IEX's New ATS
IEX Group has selected Savvis’ flagship datacenter complex in Weehawken, New Jersey as the primary site of its new alternative trading system (ATS).