Pico’s Global Ring allows you to receive Japanese equity data in New York, hedge on oil futures in Singapore, trade the European interest rate curve from Asia or trade FX 24 hours a day.
Pico’s global backbone provides the best possible platform for connectivity to market data and trading venues from around the globe, and complements our comprehensive global infrastructure footprint. Pico is the only managed service provider to have made this level of investment in its network globally.
Clients can use a single set of network infrastructure for multiple functions
access to market data from around the globe,
trading either directly with exchanges or send order flow to executing brokers in other regions
sending data flows between infrastructure hosted by Pico around the world for risk management, position keeping or proprietary trading signaling.
Our PicoNet™ backbone is fully resilient using diverse carrier routes. This maximizes availability and ensures that even in the worst of circumstances clients can protect themselves from losses by maintaining access to the markets even when their competitors are locked out.
We pass on our economies of scale to ensure better pricing for our customers in comparison to them dealing directly with individual network vendors.
Our long-standing relationships with the vendors ensure that they treat any service requests from Pico as a priority, which benefits all of our customers on our network however large or small.
We connect between Pico POPs in exchange colocation facilities using the lowest latency routes available, allowing seamless co-ordination of trading and risk strategies, increasing the efficiency of capital commitment and providing our customers with the best platform for global proprietary electronic strategies.
We offer full, uncontended bandwidth for all services to ensure jitter and latency is minimized and that every packet is delivered to give the most accurate view of the market and the best possible information for our customers to drive their trading strategies.
We manage the capacity on our backbone so that performance is maintained during even the most volatile market conditions, positioning our customers to profit when these conditions arise but equally protecting them from the risk of losses at similar times.
Our backbone is dedicated to the electronic trading community and has been designed for the security and performance standards expected by this community.
Our change management regime is based on the needs of participants in electronic markets and we operate strict maintenance windows to protect critical trading access during market hours.
We constantly review the telco market to ensure we get to access to the best available telco routes to maintain optimum latency and maximize resilience.
Using Pico for your network connectivity gives you access to a world-class low latency trading network delivered by a single vendor, managed and monitored on your behalf and freeing you and your customers to grow your business through your trading activities.
Pico offers flexible options for connectivity to PicoNet™ for access to market data and trading services which provide different capabilities and latency profiles.