Alpha Platform Ultra-Low-Latency Trading System
Financial services and trading firms operate in a dynamic environment where speed, reliability and resilience are critical to the bottom line. In this environment, latency cannot be tolerated.
CFN Services' Alpha Platform™ is a global high performance private cloud for automated trading. The infrastructure at the foundation of the Alpha Platform already provides accelerated ultra-low-latency market data delivery for some of the most sophisticated and successful high-frequency trading firms. This same infrastructure is now available to all participants in the trading space: buy-side, sell-side and trading application providers.
What is the Alpha Platform?
Alpha Platform Benefits for the Buy-Side and Sell-Side:
Alpha Platform On-Demand™
Firms can further leverage CFN's comprehensive suite of cloud services to support key business functions across the entire trading lifecycle - maximizing their computing resources on-demand, while maintaining high performance, direct market access.
With Alpha Platform On-Demand, clients can self-provision secure, enterprise-grade business applications on a virtualized infrastructure at performance levels previously achieved only through dedicated infrastructure and proprietary low-latency networks.
Available across exchanges, Alpha Platform On-Demand provides financial markets participants the necessary computing power to run front and back-office solutions ranging from OMS/EMS, risk management to market data management, back-testing, clearing and settlement.
Alpha Platform Direct Connect™
Alpha Platform Direct Connect, CFN’s managed high-performance market access and market data platform, enables algorithmic traders, proprietary traders, hedge funds and technology providers to reduce the cost and complexity of market access infrastructure by providing direct market access along with raw, full depth-of-book market data from the world’s leading exchanges.