|By Business Wire||
|April 29, 2014 04:09 AM EDT||
Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of strategic IT solutions and private cloud services to the investment industry, today announced it is expanding its collaboration with SunGard to provide the global hedge fund industry greater access to trading counterparties. United Kingdom-based firms will now have direct access to the SunGard Global Network (SGN) which connects with 150 trading venues worldwide from Eze Castle Integration’s ECI Link Private Network, the communications gateway for more than 500 buy-side firms.
By expanding its trading connectivity to include both the United States and United Kingdom, Eze Castle Integration can meet the growing demand for FIX services that help facilitate domestic and cross-border trading. Eze Castle Integration’s ECI Link provides clients with streamlined connectivity and communications to global financial communities. ECI Link combines Internet, FIX, market data, business applications and voice connectivity over a converged, private network to power a firm’s trading operations. SGN provides multi-asset order routing capabilities and FIX-based services for institutional asset managers, hedge funds and broker-dealers.
“The SunGard Global Network helps deliver significant value to buy-side firms by uniquely addressing evolving connectivity requirements, investment strategies and regulations,” said Vince Tolve, senior vice president, SunGard’s brokerage business. “Through this collaboration with Eze Castle Integration, we can link our premier networks to extend access and cross-continent connectivity for buy-side firms across the United States and United Kingdom.”
“We have seen an increased demand for streamlined and efficient domestic and cross-border trading from our hedge fund clients. Our expanded connectivity with SunGard helps us fulfill this demand and demonstrate our commitment to delivering premier services globally,” said Mark Coriaty, senior vice president at Eze Castle Integration.
About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to more than 650 alternative investment firms worldwide, including more than 100 firms with $1 billion or more in assets under management. The company’s products and services include Private Cloud Services, Technology Consulting, Outsourced IT Support, Project & Technology Management, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Singapore and Stamford.
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies, with annual revenue of about $2.8 billion. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, education and the public sector. SunGard serves approximately 16,000 customers in more than 70 countries and has more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com.
© SunGard 2014.
All rights reserved. SunGard, the SunGard logo, SunGard Global Network and SGN are trademarks or registered trademarks of SunGard Data Systems Inc. or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. All other trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
SunGard's SGN brokerage services offered in the United States and Canada are provided by SunGard Brokerage & Securities Services LLC., Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC.
SGN Brokerage Services offered throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific are provided by SunGard Global Execution Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, No. 469919 • Incorporated and registered in England and Wales No. 3127109 • Registered Office: 25 Canada Square, London E14 5LQ.
SunGard Global Execution Services Limited (ARBN No. 132 508 742) is exempted from licensing under Australia Securities & Investments Commission Class Order 03/1099 and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under UK laws, which differ from Australian laws.
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