NEW YORK – 3 DECEMBER 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra low-latency global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and wireless/microwave market-to-market networks today announced an upcoming panel session at The Trading Show New York December the 3rd in New York City. At the conference, Dr. Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom, will speak on the challenges customers face when transporting large sizes of market data messages efficiently and quickly between key data centres around the world.
LONDON – 02 DECEMBER 2013- Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and market-to-market networks today announced a new wireless service that connects the London based financial markets of NYSE Euronext, BATS Chi-X, London Stock Exchange, London Metal Exchange, iCap EBS and Thomson Reuters.
NEW YORK – 19 NOVEMBER 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra low-latency, high-capacity global networks and High Precision Time™, will be a contributing participant at the annual FIX Trading Community Americas Regulatory Briefing, Wednesday, November 20th in New York, at the Convene Conference Center. Dan Watkins, Director of Products and Marketing for Perseus, will be on the panel titled “What You Don’t Know About Upcoming Regs Can Hurt You.”
CHICAGO – 24 OCTOBER 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra low-latency, high-capacity global networks and High Precision Time will be participating at the Markets Media Chicago Trading and Investment Summit on the panel discussing ‘Change Management.’ The panel sub-titled “In a post Dodd-Frank world, how will companies adapt to new industry standards while managing risk and compliance?” is set to discuss the challenges firms face when implementing or preparing for new and upcoming regulations and oversight such as FINRA Rule Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT).
LONDON and NEW YORK – 21 October 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra low-latency, high-capacity global networks has launched an industry first, with PrecisionView™, a state-of-the-art, ultra-low latency, real-time monitoring application for critical trading and exchange connectivity.
NEW YORK – 16 October 2013 - Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced the appointment of Peter Nylund as Chief Financial Officer. Nylund joins Perseus from TelePacific Communications, where he was the Head of Treasury and Director of Financial Operations.
CHICAGO and NEW YORK – October 3, 2013 – Perseus Telecom and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced a new service offering called High Precision Time™. This enables customers to synchronize their time systems across a multitude of data centers where Perseus offers this service and is available at CME Group’s data center in Aurora, IL effective immediately
LONDON – 2 October 2013 - Financial News recognizes Dr. Jock Percy in its 40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Trading and Technology an editorial pick of the brightest up-and-coming men and women in the industry. Jock earned a place in the 2012 Financial News Top 40 Executives Under 40 specifically, for being seen as a technologist whose skill set is in high demand as companies prepare for huge, operational changes to satisfy new rules and senior management teams rethink the way they process and distribute their products and services.
SAO PAULO and NEW YORK – 28 August 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks today announced that XP Investimentos with offices in Sao Paulo and New York, has established an ON-NET presence on the Perseus Telecom global exchange network.
NEW YORK and SAO PAULO – 24 July 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity networks from market-to-market, today announced it has made the company’s industry leading network between Nasdaq OMX in New York and BM&F Bovespa in Sao Paulo, 2.5 milliseconds faster than the already fastest recognized connection by the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award in 2012.
SAO PAULO– 15 July 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced that BLK Sistemas Financeiros has connected to the BM&F Bovespa through the Perseus Telecom LiquidPath connection of sub 50 microseconds. LiquidPath launched late in 2012 by Perseus, connects the ALOG/Equinix (SP1) datacenter with the BM&F Bovespa data center (CT1) in less than 50 microseconds Round Trip Delay (RTD).
LONDON – 03 July 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity networks from market-to-market, today announced its High Precision Time™ offering that provides deterministic synchronization with the US timescale UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) assisting firms balance enterprise systems and meet regulation guidelines.
SAO PAULO – 26 June 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity networks for market-to-market connectivity, today announced a fully managed ultra low latency solution offering called LiquidPath®. The service offering encompasses a complete trading network solution and infrastructure service for local and international exchange trading across global financial markets. LiquidPath® was developed to empower both the international Buy-Side with the local Sell-Side in order to take full advantage of the ever-evolving Emerging Markets landscape.
LONDON and NEW YORK – 05 June 2013 — Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced the Global Telecoms Business 2013 Innovation Award for Fixed Network Infrastructure has gone to Perseus Telecom and partner Reliance Globalcom for QuanTA the fastest trans-Atlantic network connection.
LONDON – 28 May 2013 - Building on its London-to-Frankfurt microwave route, Perseus Telecom’s next initiative is to launch intra-London market-to-market microwave connectivity. New York-based Perseus expects its central London wireless connectivity to be up and running by the end of the summer, according to Dr. Jock Percy, chief executive. It will connect major London trading centers including NYSE Liffe and NYSE Euronext, London Stock Exchange and Turquoise, as well as BATS’ Chi-X Europe, ICAP, and several other alternative venues’ trading engines.
CHICAGO – 08 May 2013–International Telecoms Week (ITW), running from Monday, 13 May through 15 in Chicago will be hosting executives of Perseus Telecom (perseustelecom.com), the leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks. The ITW venue is ideal for in-person strategic meetings with industry customers and partners, and Perseus executive vice president, Wendell Kadunce, is scheduled to carry on wide-ranging discussions with carriers, datacenter providers and telecom equipment vendors as part of the company’s continuing effort to make Perseus networks more efficient, faster and rate-friendly for customers.
LONDON – 02 May 2013 – Laser beam technology originally developed for the military is being rolled out to shave time off trades. It will compete with new microwave networks that are increasingly being used by traders. The company behind it, Anova, said it would be as fast as microwave networks and as reliable as fibre.
CHICAGO – 30 April 2013 – Dr. Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom (perseustelecom.com), a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group on Wednesday, May 1st at Trump Tower Chicago. The Tech Talk2 event will address the current risk management needs of customers, global growth, innovative products and enhanced technology services in a time of increased regulation. It commences at 3:30 p.m. and will be immediately followed by a cocktail reception.
NEW YORK – 30 April 2013 – Andrew Kusminsky, COO and CSO of Perseus Telecom (perseustelecom.com), a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, will speak at the Low-Latency Summit as a member of a panel addressing the evolving wireless connectivity landscape. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1st in New York City at 4 p.m. at the Convene, 730 Third Avenue.
NEW YORK – 15 April 2013 - Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced the appointment of Lorenz Voss as Executive Vice President of Global Procurement and Strategy. Voss joins Perseus Telecom from Trading Technologies International where he was the Head of Global Strategic Sourcing.
LONDON and NEW YORK – 12 April 2013 - Podtime, the premier manufacturer of versatile rest/sleep pods, has announced the first in a series of worldwide distribution agreements with Perseus Telecom. Perseus with offices in New York, Chicago and Sao Paolo Brazil, is now an exclusive distributor of Podtime across North and South America.
SAO PAULO – 9 April 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced that Marcos Guimaraes, President of Perseus Telecom, Brazil, will be speaking today at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
LONDON – 19 March 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of ultra-low latency connectivity, has placed on the 2013 FinTech 50 Watchlist, a shortlist of 50 companies in Europe that are redefining financial services through technology. The list is the first of an annual exercise to track one of the fastest moving sectors in technology.
NEW YORK – 27 February 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks today published and opinion editorial on TabbFORUM discussing the evolution of microwave technology in capital markets. Microwave transmissions, long overlooked in the capital markets, promise higher-speed connectivity for high-precision trading. But the technology isn’t right for every strategy.
LONDON – 26 February 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced that Perseus CEO Dr. Jock Percy will be speaking at HIFREQ TRADE 2013 in London on February 27th on the topic of microwave technology and trading. The discussion comes on the heels of yesterday’s announcement of the Perseus live wireless service in Europe.
LONDON – 25 February 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced its live commercial wireless service in Europe, offering ultra-low latency, high availability and reliability.
LONDON – 19 February 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, has joined FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL), the non-profit association responsible for defining, managing and promoting increased usage of FIX as an enabler for electronic trading. As a member of FPL, Perseus will be shaping industry discussions around trading technology and low-latency layer-2 networking.
NEW YORK – 11 February 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, will attend this week’s “Connect & Trade Mexico” event that is taking place on February 13th, 2013, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The event, focused on growing trading demand in Mexico, is in line with Perseus’ ability to connect global investment communities to markets like Latin America, with the fastest market-to-market connections.
LONDON – 5 February 2013 – London Data Exchange (LDeX), providers of London based colocation facilities and data centre services, today announced details of a new service offering to London-based trading firms, the Perseus Telecom global exchange platform. The new LDeX product offering will provide customers with ultra-low-latency financial markets connectivity inclusive of over 50 markets globally and access to thousands of other colocated financial institutions. Perseus Telecom’s ultra-low-latency trans-Atlantic network, QuanTA, which lands in Slough, will now be paired with LDeX for the fastest connection East of London to New York and West to Baseldon and Frankfurt.
CHICAGO – 22 January 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, will participate in a panel discussion on system reliability and the resilience of trading systems at the 87th Annual Security Traders Association Mid-Winter Meeting in Chicago (STAC) on January 24, 2013. The panel, entitled “Making the Grade – The growing importance of failover/testing requirements in the industry,” will feature Dan Watkins, Director of Business Development at Perseus, as a panelist alongside other industry participants from organizations such as TD Ameritrade, FlexTrade, Options City and NYSE Technologies.
Mexico City-Based Broker CI Casa de Bolsa Signs with Perseus Telecom for the Fastest, Market-To-Market Connection with Mexico
NEW YORK – 7 January 2013 – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of connectivity, today announced that it has signed CI Casa de Bolsa to its ultra-low latency network between the New York and Mexico City markets. The launch of this partnership represents a landmark development as the fastest trading route between the two marketplaces and creates new opportunities for trading firms across the globe.
NEW YORK – 24 December 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of ultra low-latency networks, today released a TabbFORUM video segment shot at Telx Marketplace LIVE. The dynamic event brings together such industry experts as network strategists, C-level technology professionals, service providers and capital markets firms.
Perseus Telecom Discusses QuanTA, the Ultra Low-Latency Trans-Atlantic Network and Provider Transparency
NEW YORK – 19 December 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of ultra low-latency networks, today released an in-depth video describing how to build a best-of-breed trans-Atlantic network while being to achieve cost effective, efficient and the lowest possible latency connectivity.
An Evening for the Ocean – Hosted by Perseus Telecom
NEW YORK – 4 December 2012 – Jock Percy addresses the attendees:
Thank you all very much for coming. Thank you to Perseus customers – becoming a Perseus customer is fun. Thank you to Perseus partners and suppliers. Thank you to the Perseus Team and our families.
NEW YORK – 4 October 2012 – Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom, talks about Perseus’s recent expansion into Brazil, why speed matters even in unfragmented markets, and what the future of connectivity will likely look like with TABB’s Anna Stumpf
NEW YORK – 12 November 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of connectivity, today announced an upcoming panel session at the Low-Latency Summit on November 15, 2012 in New York. At the event, Dr. Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom, will discuss how trading firms can establish the best connectivity and infrastructure to reach new liquidity venues in emerging markets.
NEW YORK – 23 October 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of connectivity, today announced an upcoming panel session at the Markets Media Trading and Investment Summit on October 24, 2012 in Chicago. At the event, Dr. Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom, will speak on the various obstacles trading firms face when entering new markets and how they can tackle these challenges.
NEW YORK – 27 September 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Perseus Telecom, a leading global provider of connectivity, today announced the appointment of Dan Watkins as Director of Business Development. Watkins joins the Perseus Telecom team to expand its highly connected financial services customer base and oversee strategic partnerships and business development with key alliances throughout the industry.
NEW YORK and SAO PAULO – 12 September 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Perseus Telecom, a global connectivity provider, today announces the acquisition of ETradeLab, a Sao Paulo-based financial technology provider of hosting, managed connectivity, order routing and trade monitoring support. The purchase comes at a time of global demand for efficient trading systems with low-latency connectivity and local support models suited for banks, hedge funds and proprietary firms.
NEW YORK – 3 September 2012 – Dr. Jock Percy was listed in Financial News’ “40 under 40” list which highlighted individuals who are working to help the industry influence and navigate the policymaking process. Specifically, Jock was seen as a technologist whose skill set is in high demand as companies prepare for huge, operational changes to satisfy new rules and senior management teams rethink the way they process and distribute their products and services.
NEW YORK – 29 August 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, today announced a strategic alliance with the Oceanic Society, a non-profit conservation organization whose mission is to preserve marine wildlife and habitats worldwide. Perseus Telecom is a strong advocate for environmental health, striving to identify worthy causes, such as the Oceanic Society’s State of the World’s Sea Turtles (SWOT) Program and other conservation science projects established to help protect the world’s oceans. Marine conservation awareness is driving this alliance with the aim to gain exposure and industry attention on how to best leverage telecommunications as a primary and most efficient choice of conducting business around the globe.
June 2012 – The advent of algorithmic and high-frequency trading has upped the ante for market data services, enabling exchanges to carve out new revenue streams from the vast stores of information they produce each day. Exchanges are repackaging that data into forms that can be fed into algorithmic or HFT trading strategies, encompassing multiple assets, machine-readable news and other rich content.
LONDON and NEW YORK – 13 June 2012 — Perseus Telecom, global provider of enterprise and financial telecommunications, announced today the Global Telecoms Business 2012 Innovation Award for Financial Network Innovation has been presented to Perseus Telecom and partner GlobeNet.
NEW YORK – 21 May 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, today announced that Felipe J. Alvarez has joined its Board of Directors. Former President and COO of Sidera Networks, Alvarez brings over 25 years of experience in both entrepreneurial start-ups and Fortune 500 companies to the Perseus board.
NEW YORK – 23 April 2012 — Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, along with Reliance Globalcom, the Global telecommunications services arm of India’s largest integrated telecom operator Reliance Communications, today announced the launch of the world’s fastest available trans-Atlantic network connection, QuanTA, between major global financial exchanges. The launch of QuanTA represents a landmark development in the latency race to zero and creates new opportunities for trading firms on both sides of the Atlantic.
NEW YORK – 17 January 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, today announced the appointment of Wendell Kadunce as Executive Vice President of Global Sales. The former Vice President of Carrier Sales for Reliance Globalcom joins Perseus Telecom as part of the firm’s aggressive revenue growth plans and will be responsible for direct sales, strategic partnerships and business development.
NEW YORK – 11 January 2012 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, announced today that the firm has acquired a new data hub at 60 Hudson Street in New York City, marking a significant expansion of the firm’s network for trading firms and enterprise networks. The data center provides global point-to-point and point-to-multipoint connectivity between financial exchanges, data centers and corporate office locations, thus making it one of the most important carrier buildings in the world.
NEW YORK – 3 August 2011 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications, announced today that the firm has created the fastest available trading connection to leading Latin American exchange BM&F BOVESPA, via a partnership with GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Oi. Perseus Telecom now provides the most streamlined, lowest latency route directly linking Sao Paulo’s BM&F BOVESPA to New York’s NASDAQ, and in turn, routes to major global exchanges such as the CME, NYSE, BATS, LSE, Deutsche Börse and Eurex.
June 2011 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications, announced today it has have provided a high-speed connection to Palladium Energy in Manaus, Brazil located in the heart of Amazonia, the largest tropical rainforest on earth. Palladium Energy’s Manaus manufacturing site was looking for a better connection to increase their productivity and Perseus Telecom stepped up to the challenge.
March 2011 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications, announced today they provide the fastest connection between NYSE Euronext at Interxion in the United Kingdom and Deutsche Bourse in Frankfurt, Germany. “With the increasing importance of speed in today’s trading environment, having a connection that is quicker, even by microseconds, can give traders a competitive edge,” says Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom.
February 2011 – Perseus Telecom, a global provider of telecommunications, announced today that it is sponsoring TradeTech USA 2011, February 28th – March 2nd, at Pier 60 in New York, NY and TradeTech London, April 12<sup>th</sup>-14<sup>th</sup>, at the ExCel Centre in London, UK. TradeTech is a high quality equity trading conference covering both domestic and global trading strategies aimed at increasing the efficiency of trading desks around the world. Both events will bring together the best of the electronic trading world to meet and discuss topics such as complex finance vehicle regulations, navigating the fragmented market and sourcing non-toxic pools of liquidity.
May 2010 – Perseus Telecom today announced it acquired Wholesale Global Services Ltd., a UK-based Global Data Services Company. New markets served include mainland China, India, Korea, the Russian Federation, Dubai, Bahrain, Qatar, Nigeria, Egypt, eastern Europe and many more surrounding markets. “With the acquisition of Wholesale Global Services, we can instantly broaden our capability and provide connectivity to just about any market in any country,” said Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus Telecom.