Lightower’s Director of Complex Solutions to share details on the company’s low latency products and growing NYC region network during top trading industry event
BOXBOROUGH, MA — April 25, 2011 — Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network and bandwidth service provider, will be among the featured exhibitors and presenters at the A-Team Group’s 2011 Business and Technology of Low-Latency Trading event on Thursday, April 28th at the Crowne Plaza Time Square in New York City. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with Lightower representatives at booth #122 and learn more about the company’s expanding fiber network in New York City and New Jersey.
Chris Williams, Lightower’s Director of Complex Solutions, will be a featured speaker during the “Ultra Low-Latency Trading Networks” Workshop at 1:30 pm. Electronic trading has accounted for well over 50 percent of the trades in the US for the last several years, and Chris will offer his expertise on how firms may be able to gain a significant advantage by deploying state-of-the-art, optical networking technologies.
“The Business and Technology of Low-Latency Trading event provides Lightower with a perfect opportunity to engage with financial professionals, so we can deliver the Lightower message and value proposition. Lightower offers all-fiber, ultra low latency financial solutions to hundreds of commercial buildings in New York City, including all of the critical financial centers in the region including Manhattan and New Jersey,” said Doug Dalissandro, Executive Vice President of Sales, Lightower. “In today’s fast-paced financial markets, microseconds can make all the difference and it is essential that trading firms understand what Lightower has to offer them in terms of services, routes, latency, and building access.”
The Business and Technology of Low-Latency Trading focuses on how low-latency technologies are being leveraged by trading firms and market centers as they seek new opportunities by deploying agile platforms, and with an eye on reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). A full conference program and workshop series will run alongside an exhibits area where real-life solutions will be demonstrated.
Lightower offers the financial services community a complete suite of high bandwidth, low latency, and ultra low latency networking solutions for connecting between office locations, financial exchanges, liquidity centers, and other critical interconnection facilities in the New York City and New Jersey region. Lightower services include Ethernet, wavelengths, dark fiber, dedicated Internet access, SONET, and collocation.
About Lightower Fiber Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast, offering over 5,800 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services. Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. With access to over 2,300 buildings, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit www.lightower.com, or call 888-LT-FIBER.
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