Atrium upgrades connectivity to Fidessa

Source: Atrium Network

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced that due to increased client demand, it has upgraded its connectivity infrastructure to Fidessa using a high-speed 2 x 1 Gbps interconnectivity link.

This high-performance, resilient path, offers lower latency and higher throughput for trading participants looking to access Fidessa's global community of buy-side and sell-side professionals.

Fidessa, provider of award winning trading, investment management, market data and global connectivity solutions, originally connected to Atrium Network in November 2009 to take advantage of low latency, robust, secure and flexible access to the world's financial community. Atrium Network's investment in the new connectivity link offers Fidessa and Atrium Network clients even better performance, maximises connectivity choice and has the scalable bandwidth necessary for future growth.

Emmanuel Carjat, Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Network, said "It's rewarding to see Fidessa's continuing validation of our low latency expertise and see our technology scale-up to Fidessa and their clients' growing needs. Participants have been using Atrium Network to access Fidessa since 2009 and, in response to customer demand from across Europe, Atrium Network's investment ensures all participants now benefit from a higher level of bandwidth capacity. Our relationship with Fidessa is a growing partnership and we look forward to continuing to meet the growing demand for access to Fidessa and offering Fidessa's clients a choice of connectivity options."

Mark Bever, Director, at Fidessa added, "Investment in the range of solutions we offer to our clients remains a key priority for Fidessa. Working with specialists such as Atrium Network ensures we are well-placed to continue to offer 85% of the world's premier financial institutions the best possible service. Our global client base continues to grow rapidly and Atrium Network's connectivity capabilities have scaled successfully and efficiently in line with our needs."

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