QuantHouse selects Equinix data centres

Source: QuantHouse

QuantHouse, the leading independent provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions today announced that they have completed the implementation of their worldwide exchange interconnection infrastructure by selecting Equinix datacentres, the leading provider of network-neutral datacentres and Internet exchange services, in Chicago and Frankfurt.

By becoming part of the Equinix Financial eXchange community, QuantHouse is able to capture and standardise local exchange data feeds at the source leveraging its QuantFEEDHANDLER technology for ultimate low latency results. Leveraging the QuantHouse proprietary fibre optic network which interconnects exchange datacentres in Chicago, New York, London, Paris and Frankfurt, QuantHouse clients have this unique benefit to leverage the end-to-end, fully managed ultra low latency market data solution. This low latency feed known as QuantFEED, is ideally designed for latency sensitive buy side and sell side firms.

QuantHouse is an independent provider of end-to-end solutions including low latency market data technology, Algo trading strategy development framework tools, infrastructure services and professional services for systematic trading firms whose objective is to trade ahead.

Equinix Financial eXchange is a community of common interest, consisting of capital market participants such as execution venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology utilities and network service providers, that locate operations within Equinix datacentres in order to implement a high-performance, low latency connectivity infrastructure within a neutral environment. Equinix customers can directly exchange data within the same physical location with strategic partners, customers and vendors, providing solutions for their multi-network connectivity and high-performance datacentre needs.

Commenting on the announcement, Pierre Feligioni, QuantHouse General Manager and co-founder, said: "More and more global buy side and sell side firms are increasingly relying on QuantFEED, our end-to-end ultra-low latency market data solution. QuantFEED provides them the competitive advantage they are looking for to get sub-millisecond access to the source of multiple exchanges."

"Our highly resilient and convenient datacentres are attracting a growing number of financial experts. We've already achieved considerable success with our major Equinix Financial eXchange solution in Europe, where we provide our customers with the fastest possible links to the worlds largest trading venues, and we're delighted to now add QuantHouse as a global client," said Petrina Steele, Equinix's Vice President for Business Development in Europe.

Stéphane Leroy, Head of Global Sales and Marketing at QuantHouse, added: "by locating our technical infrastructures to capture and standardise market data within the exchange datacentres, we're able to interconnect together the heart of local exchanges through our worldwide proprietary fibre optic network for ultimate performance. Our clients are increasingly leveraging this unique value proposition to trade ahead."

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