Rob Powell : With a new turnkey solution of connectivity, proximity hosting, time synchronization, and various managed services, the managed network operator hopes to tap into demand from multinationals that need access to the B3 Bolsa Balcao Brasil SA exchange and other financial market destinations in the region. GTT's Express cable, formerly of Hibernia of course, will play an important part of the European leg of such services. In Brasil, B3 has a new colo facility and matching engine launching in November of this year.

Press Release -- August 23rd, 2017
Source: Global Telecom & Technology

GTT Communications, Inc., the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it has expanded its platform of industry-leading low latency services to Brazil’s financial markets. GTT’s Brazilian offering is a full-service, turnkey solution that includes ultra-low latency connectivity, proximity hosting, time synchronization services, hardware procurement, installation and maintenance, and local consultancy. GTT’s comprehensive service and in-country expertise help organizations trading in Brazil avoid the challenge of sourcing and deploying infrastructure in the region. GTT serves local Brazilian and global clients who trade on the B3 Bolsa Balcão Brasil SA exchange, one of the world’s largest financial market infrastructure providers.

“Brazil is a key growth market for the financial sector,” stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “GTT is committed to delivering a turnkey, latency-optimized service that enables near real-time access to critical market information for our financial clients doing business in Brazil.”

GTT’s Time Synchronization service complements its ultra-low latency transport services, providing clients with a single source of time across their entire trading infrastructure to correlate data sets and time-stamp trade executions within sub-microsecond UTC accuracy. GTT will offer Time Synchronization in B3’s new colocation facility when its matching engine is launched in November 2017.

GTT’s new capabilities in Brazil build upon its leadership delivering low latency services between major financial centers around the world and complement its ownership of the GTT Express cable system, the fastest transatlantic route available.