Mizuho Securities USA (MSUSA) and Trading Technologies International (TT) today announced that MSUSA has selected TT's low-latency, high-performance fully managed hosting solution, TTNET, to enhance its futures execution offering.
TTNET will provide MSUSA's clients instant access to the global derivative markets and facilitate MSUSA's front-to-back straight-through-processing operations. In addition, MSUSA will leverage TT's suite of server-based execution tools through TTNET's proximity hosted architecture.
TTNET accelerates customer access to international futures markets and increases trading platform stability through its fully redundant data centers. TTNET's proximity hosted architecture enables firms to host TT's server-based execution tools as close to the exchange matching engines as possible. TT operates data centers in Chicago, New Jersey, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Singapore with plans to open in Sydney and Sao Paulo.
John Murphy, Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Futures for Mizuho, said, "In this highly competitive marketplace, we are dedicated to providing institutional clients with best-of-breed solutions to access the derivatives markets. TTNET's proven track record of resiliency, speed and global reach will provide our clients the edge they need. This decision clearly demonstrates the commitment of MSUSA to grow our market share in the exchange traded derivatives marketplace."
Harris Brumfield, CEO of Trading Technologies, said, "We are excited to have a firm of Mizuho's caliber join our global TTNET offering. Our partnership has produced many satisfied customers and we look forward to growing with Mizuho as they distribute TT's X_TRADER® order-entry software and API solutions to their global institutional client base."