February 18, 2010: Thomson Reuters Selects KVH International Network for its New Market Data Delivery Solution for TSE arrowhead － Supporting Ultra Low Latency and High Performance Market Connectivity
Press Release: February 18, 2010
KVH Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Miyuki Suzuki, hereinafter referred to as“KVH”) announced today that Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE:TRI) has selected KVH’s international low latency network for its new market data delivery solution on the arrowhead platform of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) at regional data center hubs in Singapore and Hong Kong. Leveraging a KVH-designed, highly redundant backbone network directly connecting to arrownet, TSE’s new integrated network for arrowhead, the new solution enables customers to access redundant real time data feeds from TSE.
To meet growing demand for speed in the trading environment, TSE and other Japanese exchanges are now introducing next-generation trading systems. Thomson Reuters selects KVH as an Asian network provider for these new systems for its extensive experience in low latency network connections with trading venues in Japan. With the ultra resilient architecture of KVH’s backbone network, Thomson Reuters is able to develop a redundant and scalable market data delivery platform to ensure high performance through direct and consolidated market connectivity.
Mike Powell, Global Head of Enterprise Information said: "Thomson Reuters’ new market delivery solution dedicated to supporting the Tokyo Stock Exchange provides best in class real-time delivery options to meet the diverse needs of our mutual customers. KVH is a strong bespoke service provider in Japan and wider Asia markets, and the capability excels in flexibility and technical coordination as well as high service quality and network reliability.”
Miyuki Suzuki, President and CEO of KVH said: “We are pleased to support Thomson Reuters in developing a comprehensive market data delivery platform in Asia. With KVH network, the new platform will provide customers with ultra low latency and high performance connectivity to TSE initially and other major Japanese exchanges in the future. Focused on the mission critical needs of the trading community, KVH will continue to strengthen its low latency network solution and extend its geographic reach to major financial centers in Asia.”
KVH was established in Tokyo in 1999 as an Asia-Pacific IT/communications service provider. Through its facility-based optical fiber networks and data centers, KVH offers integrated communications and IT management solutions that include managed services, data networking, internet access, and voice services to business customers. KVH has a presence in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka (and in Shanghai through affiliates) and serves over 1,700 corporate customers in broad industry segments such as financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, media, and e-commerce.
KVH launched its proximity hosting service in 2008 using its Tokyo Data Center as a hub based on experience in providing network connections with Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange. Moreover, KVH Tokyo Data Center has been endorsed by Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) and Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) as their access point location and proximity hosting provider. More information on KVH can be found at www.kvh.co.jp.