Options Technology certified as Microsoft Azure partner for Digital & App Innovation

Rick Steves

“Securing our fifth Microsoft Solutions Partner status in less than 12 months is a testament to our commitment to innovation, excellence, and the highest industry standards. We are not only keeping pace with the evolving landscape of cloud technology but leading the way in shaping its future.”

Options Technology, a major player in financial sector managed services, has announced its fifth Microsoft Solutions Partner status: Digital & App Innovation (Azure).

The additional status complements their expertise in ‘Modern Work,’ ‘Data and AI’, ‘Security,’ and ‘Infrastructure Solutions’ as the company further becomes a leader in delivering Microsoft Cloud solutions to financial markets.

As a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Digital & App Innovation (Azure), Options ensures clients of its technical proficiency and commitment to solution delivery in Microsoft Cloud areas, thus helping clients with applications across various platforms.

This capability includes cloud, on-premises, and edge environments using diverse tools and frameworks.

Options Technology serves 550+ clients with trading infrastructure and cloud-managed services

Options’ expertise now extends to Microsoft 365 migrations and management. This enhances their role in digital transformation and productivity through integrated cloud solutions.

The firm serves over 550 global clients with high-performance trading infrastructure and cloud-managed services. Options provides a scalable, secure platform with bank-grade cybersecurity and compliance.

Danny Moore, President and CEO of Options Technology, highlighted the firm’s rapid acquisition of five Microsoft Solutions Partner statuses reflects its dedication to innovation and excellence. “Options continues to redefine the industry’s benchmarks and remains at the forefront of revolutionizing integrated cloud technology for the financial markets. Securing our fifth Microsoft Solutions Partner status in less than 12 months is a testament to our commitment to innovation, excellence, and the highest industry standards. We are not only keeping pace with the evolving landscape of cloud technology but leading the way in shaping its future.”

Recent milestones for Options Technology include celebrating 30 years in global capital markets, a five-year investment in Pure Storage, and 100Gb ultra-low latency connectivity via StrataNet. These achievements highlight the company’s continuous growth and commitment to technology advancement.

Options Technology goes beyond FX and equities and into fixed income

Options Technology has recently announced its expansion into the electronic Fixed Income space. This move is aimed at catering to the burgeoning demand for robust, specialized platforms in Fixed Income trading, a market that has witnessed considerable growth in recent years.

Options plans to leverage its expertise in providing trading solutions in Equities and FX to offer end-to-end solutions for Fixed Income market participants. With its recent expansion in Europe and strengthened connectivity to key trading venues like Deutsche Boerse, Euronext, and Senaf, the company is well-positioned to deliver advanced solutions for efficient, cost-effective trading in this critical sector.

Founded in 1993, Options Technology has grown from a hedge fund technology services provider to the leading provider of IT infrastructure for Capital Markets firms. The company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 550 firms worldwide. Options has offices in eight key cities, including New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Auckland.

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