The Massachusetts-based infrastructure provider is looking to become a one-stop shop in the low-latency trading space.
This week's key people moves include former BofA CTO Howard Boville (pictured), who joins IBM Cloud as senior vice president.
Beyond new latency reductions between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Colt will continue to optimize its routes and expand its network coverage.
Catch up on some of the past week's financial technology news.
Officials say Avelacom's new route shaves 10 milliseconds off the current fastest option for connectivity between London and Tokyo, and still has scope for further improvement.
The integration enables VMware's clients to tap into its services on Amazon's cloud using a private connection at multiple global locations.
The Australian Securities Exchange outlines key considerations for firms weighing up their choice of co-location facility.
Market makers, hedge funds, brokers and investment banks will now be able to trade between London and Moscow faster than before.
A hybrid of undersea fiber and microwave connectivity is enabling McKay to deliver the lowest-know latency between Tokyo and Singapore.
A combination of new transatlantic fiber and ongoing efforts to reduce latency on its microwave networks have resulted in overall latency improvements between Chicago, New York, the UK and continental Europe.
The hybrid network combines BSO's fiber network with proprietary wireless networks built by two unnamed HFT firms.
Japanese network and hosting provider KVH has created a new network link that connects local networks in Tokyo and Osaka to the Shima Cable Landing Station, where mainland network providers can connect to undersea fiber network cables.
Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investing in mid-market infrastructure assets, has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Paramus, NJ-based low-latency network provider Hudson Fiber Network, to expand the vendor's…
Ridgeland, MS-based low-latency fiber network operator Spread Networks has set up a point of presence for its wavelength data network between New York and Chicago at NYSE Euronext's datacenter at Mahwah, NJ, creating roundtrip latency of around 14…