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BT Radianz Hosting

The benefits

The physical limitations of distance mean that your services and operations may be at a clear disadvantage when located away from key customers, counterparties, market data sources or execution venues. BT Radianz Hosting is an award-winning set of managed hosting services available in strategic financial hosting centers in the world’s key cities. It provides financial firms, market infrastructures and service providers with a range of co-location and managed hosting environments that can deliver direct access to participants and service providers in the local and international financial communities as well as access to local stock, derivatives and commodities exchanges, execution venues, CCPs, CSDs and market data sources in the countries where it is used.

For customers in the financial markets sector, the end to end managed hosting service enables customers to be virtually collocated with trading venues of global importance. By supporting trading engines in close proximity to or within data centers of execution venues, BT Radianz Hosting reduces round-trip delay (RTD) for data and messages by minimizing distance-related delays. RTD is underwritten by the BT Radianz Service Level Agreement (SLA) that provides for 100% availability.

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What it costs

BT Radianz Hosting services are flexible to meet different needs of different organizations across the financial services spectrum.  They cover a scale of different service levels from simple co-location through to an end to end managed hosting service including hardware provision, 24x7x365 monitoring, replacement and “remote hands” services.

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More reasons to buy

BT Radianz Hosting stands out from the crowd even more when it is used in conjunction with BT Radianz Cloud and BT Radianz Venue Interconnect services.  Used as part of the BT Radianz Cloud, which offers access to 80+ exchanges and trading venues around the world, users of BT Radianz Hosting can take advantage of a global architecture designed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the financial community.  Their trading engines can be hosted in financial centers around the world and they can be in as close proximity to local execution venues as any local member of the trading community, while BT manages the components and provides the hosting services within that architecture.   And the BT Radianz Service Level Agreement (SLA) is for 100% availability.

BT Radianz Hosting is not only available in BT data centers. Since BT has been building out its BT Radianz Cloud and BT Radianz Venue Interconnect platforms to include third-party data centers in financial centers internationally, it has also deployed BT Radianz Hosting capabilities in venues that are important to our clients. This means that users of BT Radianz Hosting can benefit from access to the largest secure networked financial community in the world over the BT Radianz Cloud and also take advantage of the lowest commercially-available latency using BT Radianz Venue Interconnect to access data centers in major financial centers internationally.

Users of BT Radianz Hosting gain time in terms of latency as well as in terms of time-to-market.

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Technical specs

With BT Radianz Hosting you can choose a variety of service options to suit your needs. This includes everything from co-location right through to network infrastructure management and enhanced managed services options. BT Radianz Hosting is available in BT-owned and non-BT hosting facilities.

Co-location Service
Our co-location service provides you with a highly secure, state-of-the-art hosting facility for housing your business-critical servers and applications. This can also enable you to enjoy lower latency by locating your equipment in closer proximity to customers, service providers or execution venues. Co-location services cover rack-space, power and cabling within the hosting facility, conforming to the highest industry standards for HVAC, power and site security.

Managed Network Infrastructure
Managing and monitoring (24x7x365) the network infrastructure that supports your servers can drain your resources and budget. BT can manage LAN/WAN architecture installed within the hosting facility, helping you to reduce total cost and complexity and allowing you to focus on managing your core business. The service covers network management (load balancing and switch management), security management (firewalls and IDS) and change management. You can also choose optional DNS, NTP, and mail-relay services which are all available as part of the managed LAN/WAN architecture.

Enhanced Managed Service
This premium managed hosting service provides you with holistic management and maintenance to server operating system level. It offers all the features of the managed network infrastructure service and enables you to outsource management and control of your servers - so you can focus on managing your core business. Enhanced Managed Service covers proactive monitoring (24x7x365) of servers and problem resolution, operating system installation and patch management, database management and maintenance, real-time and historical reporting, as well as data backup (on- and off-site) and restore. Enhanced Managed Service enables you to outsource management and control of your servers to free-up resources.

Remote Hands Service
The Remote Hands Service is a light-touch equipment service provided by BT engineers to assist you during problem investigation and resolution. It is available in all BT-owned and non-BT hosting facilities on a 24x7x365 basis, and is available to customers  using our co-location and managed network infrastructure services as a faster alternative to dispatching your own engineers to the hosting facility. Remote Hands Service enables you to resolve problems fast as BT engineers assist you during problem investigation and resolution.

BT Radianz Hosting offers you end to end managed hosting and connectivity services, providing you with:

  • Low latency: benefit from lowest round trip delays (RTD) to major execution venues for faster, more precise trading
  • Expert hosting: gain fully-managed, on-site monitoring of your hosted solution in real-time, at world-class financial hosting and connectivity facilities
  • Skilled support staff: experienced professionals with unparalleled financial services IT expertise offer you dedicated support for your mission-critical financial applications
  • Scalability: BT Radianz Hosting is scalable so you can minimize future investment to keep pace with rapidly growing market volumes. It also provides you with the flexibility you need to adopt to ever changing market environments.
  • Reliability: strict service level agreements (SLAs) are designed to deliver 99.999% network availability for your complete peace of mind

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Availability

BT Radianz Hosting is available in major financial centers around the world.

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Applications

BT Radianz Hosting is used by a range of financial institutions and service providers to meet a variety of different business and operational goals, including:

  • banks and brokers seeking greater operational efficiency, better capital utilization and not wanting to build out their own IT infrastructure while still competing effectively in the market
  • algorithmic traders requiring managed hosting or co-location in key financial centers around the world
  • proprietary and black-box traders located outside major financial centers needing high-speed links to execution venues
  • third-party trading systems seeking to combine fast and reliable connectivity with world-class hosting
  • market participants seeking ultra-low latency access to execution venues worldwide.

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Service Level Agreement

BT Radianz Hosting is designed from the ground up to deliver a 99.999% level of service.

Resources

Brochures

BT Radianz Providers and Brokers

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Examples of some of the 400+ service providers that are part of the BT Radianz Cloud community

BT for Financial Services – Compliance

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Meeting the needs of an increasingly regulated environment

Datasheets

BT Radianz Hosting

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Managed hosting services in BT and 3rd-party data centers

BT Radianz Services overview

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How the BT Radianz Cloud supports the largest secure networked financial community in the world

BT Radianz Global FIX Connectivity

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Using the FIX Protocol and BT Radianz services to reach the world’s largest FIX user community

BT Radianz Venue Connect

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Radianz Venue Connect delivers a single interface to multiple end points within a data centre.