Financial Markets Case Studies
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“TNS is widely recognized as the worlds leading network for electronic trading.” TWSE, Mr Chao Lung
“Because of TNS, we are on track to becoming the leading roaming services provider for both Mexico’s subscribers and foreign visitors.” Iusacell, Adrian Velasco - Roaming Director
“Through TNS we are able to offer our customers a greater choice in how they connect to us and satisfy a growing demand for ultra efficient, high-speed trading.” Nasdaq OMX, Todd Golub - Vice President and COO
“By connecting to TNS, our clients will benefit from a low latency, robust and reliable service, along with quick and easy access to a wide range of market leading potential clients and partners across the globe.” CMA, Romualdo Salata - General Director
“Working with TNS has enabled us to achieve our main focus, to maximize revenue and control risk.” Custom Teleconnect, Donna Morgan - Director of Operations
“Because TNS is so well connected, we don’t have to maintain relationships with other 800 database providers, which is much more efficient for us.” FairPoint Communications, Bob Ingram - Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering
“TNS has the network, the scale, and service portfolio to accommodate our growing business.” Cavalier, Jim Vermeulen - EVP, Operations
“TNS has an outstanding reputation for its services, especially in the payments sector, and we wanted to work with a partner who could provide the best security for our transactions.” SCOTMID, Scott Kerr - Head of IT
“As a payment processor, scale is extremely important and TNS provides this, as well as the capability to tackle other markets in the future.” StrataPay, Tony Irvine - COO
“Electronic trading is playing a key part in shaping the way organizations transact, so by boosting our services with TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet, we’re not only improving practices for our existing members, but also laying the foundations for further growth.” Bombay Stock Exchange, Kaylan S. Bose - Head of Corporate Affairs
“It's reassuring to have TNS on board, boosting our service to customers.” Barclaycard Business Robert Moss
“TNS has an impeccable reputation in the financial processing industry.” CO-OP Financial Services Stan Hollen
“It is hugely beneficial to have a single-source relationship with a company like TNS which has the expertise and capability to deliver a full suite of services to us.” Appalachian Wireless Gerald Robinette - CEO
“We chose TNS to support our STPs and to provide SS7 services to XO because of its extensive SS7 network coverage, reputation and expertise. We have worked with TNS previously and seen first-hand its proven performance and dedicated service.” XO Communications Steve Nocella - SVP of Network Services
“Working with TNS gives us access to multiple banks and acquirers, through just one connection, helping us to make our technology infrastructure more efficient, as well as extending the number of end points we can potentially reach.” DIBS Payment Services Eric Wallin - CEO
“We chose TNS for its reputation as a recognised supplier to the payment solutions in France, as well as the worldwide recognition it has gained from customers, its partners and of course its expertise with PCI DSS.” STIME Annick Bodin - President of the Board of Directors
“Our clients and customers rely on our technology being able to cope under pressure at a time when it is crucial for them to be able to make a purchase and secure tickets to attend their favourite event. We were confident in TNS’ capabilities in this market and are delighted with the results.” Ticketmaster UK Chris Edmonds - MD
“TNS was approached for assistance because of the company’s solid reputation, flexible solutions and reliable payment capabilities. Thanks to TNS, we were able to confidently transport payments to the acquiring bank host during a challenging time.” ReD Anne Ferris - CIO
“Connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet enables our clients to benefit from secure and reliable connectivity for FX data feeds, making them easier for other financial market participants to deal with.” Leading Jake Kim - Head of Business Development Team
“Connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet has already provided FNN Connectivity users with FIX order flow connectivity and direct market access to international based exchanges and multi-lateral trading facilities, establishing new end points to TNS’ financial community of interest.” FNN Connectivity Roar Dahl - CIO
“With TNS we have been able to extend our geographical reach significantly, and cost effectively, while at the same time improving service levels.” SIX Telekurs Asia Pacific, Paul Bollhalder - Managing Director
“We chose TNS because its industry reputation and experience in payment security supports our requirements. TNSPay will also help address the evolving compliance and payments processing security needs of our online enterprise.” DealsDirect, Paul Greenberg - Managing Director
“Providing the names of previously unknown callers, simply gives our customers more control over incoming calls.” T-Mobile USA, Brad Duea - SVP
“By connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet, we are strengthening our infrastructure, providing more choice to both global and regional market participants.” HKMEx, Lieven Van den Brande - COO
“For Continental, partnering with TNS was the most logical and sensible choice to continue providing its customers with the best overall experience.” Continental Airlines, Tom Ferazzi - Managing Director - Treasury Operations
“We chose TNS because they were able to provide all of the SS7 services we required and, despite being a global company, they delivered a personal touch that we highly value.” Cellular One Ed King - CFO
“We have worked with TNS for the past seven years and we continue to be impressed with the high level of service they deliver. ” Broadview Networks John Carr - Senior Vice President
“I’m delighted to be partnering with TNS to deliver our payment services and solutions to the Canadian market. TNS provides us with a scalable and secure payment network which can handle our growing volume of transactions. ” Open Solutions Rob Palin - General Manager
“The TNS and VeriFone VeriShield Protect strategy gave us the freedom to reallocate our capital spending for a next-generation POS platform versus a compliance-orientated and expensive upgrade, which was a positive for BevMo!” BevMo Dan Carter - Chief Financial Officer
“TransFirst considers TNS a true partner based on the level of service they provide us and our customers. Once TNS activates the technology, our merchants are almost immediately up and running, which aids TransFirst in our mission to delivering leading customer service. ” TransFirst Brooke Sacrider - Corporate Marketing Director
“TNS delivers real-time access to accurate enriched data that’s not available from nationally regulated data sources. The authoritative carrier data and other TNS registry data together increase the success rate of transactions and improve business reliability for our clients and their consumers.” mBlox Brian Johnson - Senior Vice President
“TNS is a first class single-source database provider and an excellent source to obtain the highly accurate CNAM data our customer’s end users require.” Digital Conceptions Trevor Pierce
“Our business is based on reliability and excellent service. That’s exactly what we get from TNS. Our networks need to be operational 100% of the time, and TNS has provided that level of reliability.” D&E Communications Greg Strunk - VP Network Operations
“Choosing TNS was the most sensible solution. TNS provided a robust network and allowed us to implement our solutions in the same way we are accustomed to doing. We were able to transition to TNS without complications . Now things run much more quickly and easily than before.” Telespree Jim Lavine - Chief Technical Officer
“We make it a priority to deliver the best possible service. Keeping customers satisfied is what gives us a competitive advantage. Not only does TNS provide a superior service in terms of quality, consistency and coverage, it does so at an affordable price.” Pioneer Telephone Cooperative Mike Sanders - Central Office Supervisor
“I like to work with people I’m comfortable with and people who deliver. TNS does both and that is why I’ve remained happy with them over the years and continue to do business with them.” Columbus Data Ron Schuldt - President and CEO
“We chose TNS because of its highly regarded reputation in the financial processing industry. TNS has extensive experience in ATM and host connections as well as migrations and the network is secure.” CO-OP Financial Services Stan Hollen - CEO
“Traditionally firms used leased lines to access our markets, which often proved to be complicated and expensive. We are now responding to member driven demand for TNS’ connectivity services. With this strengthened infrastructure in place we can now provide our clients with a more secure and reliable connectivity option.” Boston Options Exchange Alan Grigoletto - Senior VP, Business Development
“We chose TNS as our connectivity partner because of its long standing reputation for excellence in the market, the responsiveness of its support and its extensive coverage of the sell-side community. This gave us the confidence that TNS had both the scalability and breadth of products to support the growth of FlexTrade’s network.” FlexTrade Bertrand Rassat - MD
“TNS is an important service provider for existing and prospective customers and allows us to offer our services to each very quickly and cost effectively.” Pure Trading Richard Carlton - VP of Corporate Development
“Connecting to TNS allows ELX Futures to offer customers more choice and provides a rapid connectivity option to the futures market. TNS also offers ELX an immediate distribution channel, as well as boasting extensive experience with FIX order flow.” ELX Futures Joseph Noviello - Technology Architect
“TNS’ network is extremely secure and reliable, making the organization the best partner for us to work with to provide this service to FX traders.” EZX Greg Nadan - MD
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Tora is the recognized leader in electronic trading systems and access to liquidity for Asia. Tora has appointed Transaction Network Services (TNS) to provide fully-managed, low latency trading connectivity for brokers and clients via TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Fully launched in January 2008, Pure Trading is the second marketplace facility offered by Canadian Trading and Quotation System Inc (CNQ). Pure Trading appointed Transaction Network Services to provide connectivity via its fully managed Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Interactive Data is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. Via its extensive Secure Trading Extranet, TNS provides Interactive Data with resilient, scalable, fully managed connectivity, carrying its market data feeds and additional services to new and existing clients of Interactive Data. Read the case study.
Kotak Securities is a division of the Kotak Mahindra Group, which services more than 3.6 million customer accounts. Kotak has enhanced services to their clients with fast, secure and reliable connectivity via TNS’ extensive global IP network, the Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Bombay Stock Exchange
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is one of the oldest stock exchanges in Asia, with over 4800 companies listed. BSE appointed TNS to provide access to trading functionality and market data information via its fully managed Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Australian Securities Exchange
The Australian Securities Exchange spans the markets for corporate control, capital formation and price discovery and functions as an operator, supervisor, central counterparty clearer and payments system facilitator. By connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet, ASX can nurture international growth. TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet connects over 1,500 financial community end-points, representing buy and sell-side institutions, market data and software vendors, exchanges and alternative trading venues. Read the case study.
Burgundy is owned by a consortium of leading Nordic banks and securities trading firms, who together represent almost half of the Nordic trading volume. Burgundy selected Transaction Network Services to provide connectivity via its fully managed Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
NASDAQ OMX Europe
NASDAQ OMX Europe is a new market venue which connects European liquidity pools with Pan-European routing, enabling best execution in high volume securities in a cross-border multimarket environment. Transaction Network Services’ Secure Trading Extranet now offers connectivity to NASDAQ OMX Europe. Read the case study.
Warsaw Stock Exchange
The Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) was founded in 1991 and it has been engaged in electronic trading since it began. The WSE chose TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet to achieve counterpart connectivity which delivers lower communications costs, faster message delivery and reduced operational risk, through fault tolerant and secure infrastructure. Read the case study.
Brazil-based CMA is recognized globally as one of the leading specialist providers of integrated technology solutions for the financial markets. Transaction Network Services joined forces with CMA to provide their mutual clients with access to real time global financial data and to trading counterparty links via TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
FlexTrade is an industry pioneer and one of the global leaders in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms and execution systems for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. TNS' Secure Trading Extranet now offers FlexTrade secure, resilient and cost effective connectivity services in support of mission critical electronic trading. Read the case study.
ELX Futures, L.P. is a fully regulated electronics futures exchange founded by 13 leading global financial institutions. TNS provides ELX and its customers with scalable, resilient, secure and cost effective connectivity services via its Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Motilal Oswal Securities (MOSL)
MOSL, based in Mumbai, is a well diversified financial services firm offering a range of financial products and services. By connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet, MOSL will benefit from having dedicated and secure connectivity to the international buy-side community. Read the case study.
KOSCOM was established in 1977 by the Ministry of Finance and the Korea Stock Exchange to computerize the securities markets and related industries systems. By connecting to TNS’ fully managed Secure Trading Extranet, KOSCOM will be able to quickly establish connectivity to new and existing customers. Read the case study.
Based in Budapest, Hungary, Quote MTF is a European multi-lateral trading facility which is majority backed by BRMS, a holding company which also has a stake in Swifttrade, one of the largest day-traders in North America acting as a liquidity provider for the MTF. Quote MTF appointed TNS to provide connectivity via its fully managed Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study.
Budapest Stock Exchange
The Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) traditionally used managed leased lines to connect to remote traders around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) has been appointed as the first ever extranet provider to support the Budapest Stock Exchange with client connectivity services, following its connection to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet. Read the case study...
FNN Connectivity is an Oslo based financial network. The FNN Network offers its users access to a variety of Nordic based services. FNN Connectivity members can now access the Transaction Network Services (TNS) Secure Trading Extranet to provide fully-managed, low latency international trading and market data connectivity. Read the case study.
Leading Investment and Securities
Leading Investment and Securities (Leading) is one of the first securities companies in Korea to offer overseas equities brokerage services as well as trading resources in Asian markets. Connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet enables Leading to improve the trading capabilities of its retail securities brokers, providing access to the advantageous US FX marketplace. Read more...
Nomura Research Institute
Nomura Research Institute (NRI) was established in 1965 as Japan’s first private-sector think tank. Firms connected to NRI’s Market Bridge platform can now use TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet to access the buoyant Hong Kong markets. Read more...
JM Financial is an integrated financial services group providing a range of financial products and services for equities trading with their Asia-based customers. TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet gives JM Financial dedicated and secure connectivity to the financial community. Read more...
Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange
Launched in 2011, The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) provides standardized exchange-traded products on a transparent pricing platform. Connecting to TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet allowed HKMEx to leverage its existing in-house trading platform, providing robust, low-latency and cost effective connectivity to financial market participants. Read the case study...
National Stock Exchange of India
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was looking for a service provider to enable connectivity to NSE’s co-location facility for international direct market access (DMA) clients, allowing direct access to the world’s fourth largest stock exchange. TNS is the first global extranet provider to work with NSE and will connect its customers to its onsite co-location facility via TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet (STE). Read the case study...
As a leader in its field, SIX Telekurs specializes in procuring, processing and distributing international financial information. Financial market specialists at SIX Telekurs gather information from all the world’s major trading venues - directly and in real time. TNS will host communications between market data sources in Asia and SIX Telekurs’ regional data centre in Singapore. Read the case study...
Ffastfill, a leading provider of hosted solutions to the global derivatives community. TNS will provide connectivity allowing Ffastfill’s hosted clients’ access to multiple brokers and exchanges through TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet (STE). Read the case study.