Switch and Data (SDXC) announced that CFN Services, an ultra low-latency network and custom fiber-optic network integrator in the financial industry, has joined Switch and Data’s GeoReach partnership program. CFN will provide clients with turnkey or custom-designed, low-latency interconnections to multiple regional exchanges from Switch and Data’s New York and Toronto Financial EcoCentersSM. CFN FiberSource Advisor provides professional services to assist financial firms in their regional or global network design, planning, and strategy to enhance their individual electronic trading strategies.
“We are proud to be part of Switch and Data’s new GeoReach program,” said David Conrad, vice president of Financial Market Sales, CFN Services. “CFN and Switch and Data can now deliver a complete low-latency solution in the most ideal market locations in New York and Toronto. Under this partnership, we can implement a competitive and comprehensive solution to the most demanding high frequency trading or latency-sensitive infrastructure.”
Switch and Data’s GeoReach partnership program is a select group of providers who have engineered their networks to meet the needs of the high frequency trading community. GeoReach partners have engineered optimum paths from Switch and Data’s EcoCenters to each of the regional liquidity providers that satisfy the requirements of the most latency-sensitive infrastructure. Firms can focus on their core and add each new ATS or Exchange using a low cost, minimal footprint, while still maintaining ultra low latency communication across the markets.