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Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse trans-Atlantic high-bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today the appointment of industry veteran Kathy Perone to the position of Chief Operations Officer.

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity solutions for the financial community, today announced it has opened a new point of presence (POP) at Equinix’s ZH4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Zurich. Atrium Network’s POPs in Equinix facilities in Geneva and now Zurich, ensure customers benefit from low latency access to both Swiss and non-Swiss markets.

Corvil, a provider of latency management systems for high performance trading and market data, today announced that Handelsbanken, one of Sweden's leading banks, is using Corvil’s latency management solution for proactive monitoring and rapid troubleshooting of the Handelsbanken network and trading infrastructure. Corvil is used to proactively manage bandwidth usage to minimize trading floor errors.

This month’s bulletin from the Financial Information Forum (FIF) finds that NYSE AMEX OPTIONS was up 94% to 1,372,954 mps over the 1 second interval.

Sybase, Inc., an SAP company and industry leader in enterprise and mobile software , today announced Sybase Event Streaming Processor (ESP), a major new version of the award-winning Sybase Aleri CEP platform.  Sybase ESP demonstrates Sybase’s commitment to leading the pace of innovation – and leaving the competition behind - in the world of emerging customer demand for real-time analytics.

BATS Global Markets (BATS), a global operator of securities and derivatives markets, today announced the launch of the BATS Multicast Latency Feed, becoming the first exchange to offer a latency feed directly to its members.

Redline Trading Solutions, a leading provider of ultra-low latency trading solutions, announced that its InRush Accelerated Ticker Plant was selected for Pico Quantitative Trading’s new managed solution specifically designed for its multi-asset electronic trading clients.

The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) has been successfully launched as an automated trading services (ATS) provider. The trading debut took place on May 18, 2011 with trading, post-trade and surveillance technology provided by Cinnober.

Penguin Computing, experts in high performance computing (HPC), along with Solarflare, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), announced today that Penguin Computing is designing and delivering Solarflare’s networking products as part of its financial services solutions. This partnership will bring together leading technologies for customers in the high-performance computing and data storage markets in the US and Europe, who are looking to increase network performance and reduce latency to gain a competitive advantage.