Venue Access

Comprehensive global connectivity to liquidity using PicoNet™

More liquidity flows through connectivity managed by Pico than any other managed service provider.

Pico provides low latency connectivity for access to over 200 global markets venues. Execute proprietary business or client orders on all the major exchanges, dark pools, and MTFs over our ultra- low latency proprietary network with options for 1Gbps, 10Gbps, or 40Gbps handoffs. We offer cost effective shared connectivity or dedicated connectivity options.

Latency sensitive clients can also connect from the same colocation facility for lowest latency access either from their own racks or using Pico managed racks and infrastructure. Clients requiring connectivity from remote locations can use PicoNet, using the fastest leased line connections between Pico’s co-location sites to ensure your flow reaches a remote matching engine with the lowest latency possible.

Tailored Connectivity

The standard Venue Access services can be enhanced using tailored solutions using proprietary risk systems, wirelesss connectivity, FPGA and other advanced technologies.

This can be combined with our market-leading analytics capabilities to help measure performance, and the support of our 24/7 service operations and delivery teams.

Market Connectivity Made Simple

Pico has a global team of venue experts who manage relationships, conduct reporting, and liaise with venue technical teams to simplify our customer’s operations. Let us be your team of venue experts.

Flexible Venue Connectivity for All Scenarios

Mutualized Connectivity

High capacity, resilient network uplinks from an exchange or trading venue, shared across multiple customers, managed and monitored by Pico for a fraction of the cost a dedicated connection. Make it your primary connection to the market or use it as a cost effective backup to your own dedicated connection.

Dedicated Connectivity

Your own private dedicated connection from a Venue but still managed and monitored by Pico to provide the lowest latency possible.

Colocated Access

Eliminate WAN latency and trade locally from the exchange colocation facility using Pico’s Venue Connectivity, either from Pico managed infrastructure or your own rack.

Risk Management

Centralize your risk management infrastructure by using PicoNet to aggregate drop-copy services from multiple different trading venues into the location of your choice.

Remote Order Routing

Use PicoNet’s global reach to execute your order routing strategy from a central location using our Venue Connectivity services.

Disaster Recovery

Combine PicoNet and our mutualized Venue Connectivity to provide a cost effective Disaster Recovery solution for remote market access in the event of a problem at the exchange colo.

Flexible Venue Connectivity for All Scenarios

Requirement Features


Mutualized Connectivity

High capacity, resilient network uplinks from an exchange or trading venue, shared across multiple customers, managed and monitored by Pico for a fraction of the cost a dedicated connection. Make it your primary connection to the market or use it as a cost effective backup to your own dedicated connection

Dedicated Connectivity

Your own private dedicated connection from a Venue but still managed and monitored by Pico to provide the lowest latency possible

Colocated Access

Eliminate WAN latency and trade locally from the exchange colocation facility using Pico’s Venue Connectivity, either from Pico managed infrastructure or your own rack.

Risk Management

Centralise your risk management infrastructure by using PicoNet to aggregate drop-copy services from multiple different trading venues into the location of your choice.

Remote Order Routing

Use PicoNet’s global reach to execute your order routing strategy from a central location using our Venue Connectivity services.

Disaster Recovery

We have access to over 200 global market venues via PicoNet, our private ultra low-latency proprietary network mesh. PicoNet is extremely flat, minimizing hops and latency wherever possible. Ultra-resilient and fault- tolerant, it provides the fastest path connections between on-net co-location sites.

Aequitas Neo

Aquis

B3

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of New York

Barclays

Bolsas y Mercados Españoles

Borsa Italiana

Boston Options Exchange

Bourse de Luxembourg

Bursa Malaysia

CIBC

CME Group

CODA

Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE)

Cboe

Cboe Europe

Citadel Securities

Citigroup

Credit Suisse

Curex

Currenex

Dash Financial

Dealerweb

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Boerse

Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME)

EEX

Enskilda (SEB)

Equiduct

Euronext

FX Connect

FXSpotStream

Fenics

Fidelity

Fidessa

GFI

GPW

GTS

GTX

Goldman Sachs

IEX

Instinet

Instinet Canada Cross (ICX)

Integral

Intercontinental Exchange

JPM

Jane Street

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Korea Stock Exchange

LMAX Exchange

LSE Group

Level ATS

LiquidityEdge

Liquidnet

London Metal Exchange (LME)

MIAX Options Exchange

Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX)

Morgan Stanley

NEX

Nasdaq

Nasdaq OMX

Neptune Networks Ltd

New York Stock Exchange

OTC Markets

Omega ATS

OneChicago

Oslo Bors

Pragma

Prague Stock Exchange

RBS Group

Refinitiv

SGX

SIX Swiss

Schwab

Soc Gen - Societe Generale

SpeedRoute-Cirrus Technology

SpiderRock

TMX Group

TPICAP

Tradeweb

Tradition

Triact Canada

Two Sigma

UBS

Vela Trading Systems

Vienna Stock Exchange

Virtu Financial

Weeden & Co.

Wells Fargoz