LONDON & NEW YORK & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technology Optionsthe leading provider of cloud-based managed services for global financial markets, today announced its seventh Microsoft Gold Partner Status Competency in Collaboration and Content.
Gold Partner status is awarded only to the top 1% of Microsoft Partners and is a recognized mark of the highest standards in technology and business performance worldwide.
Microsoft Collaboration and content The competency focuses on Options’ proficiency in developing efficient and effective collaboration and communication practices in cloud and hybrid environments.
This accolade is the latest addition to Options’ global cloud-independent platform. This follows the company’s receipt of Microsoft Gold Partner awards in Security, Cloud solutions for small and medium businesses, Cloud productivity, Cloud platform, Project and portfolio managementand Communication skills.
President and CEO of Options, Danny Mooresaid, “Achieving our seventh Gold Partner status with Microsoft not only distinguishes Options as a global leader in cloud-based solutions, it also demonstrates the learning and technical growth that goes along with our program. award-winning employee development program. .
As our Cloud offering continues to grow, this latest accolade is a powerful reminder of the excellence, dedication and ingenuity of the Options team, and it has successfully accelerated our mission to be the premier operator of Public cloud in the financial sector. .”
Today’s news is the latest in a series of announcements for Options, including its win for Best Employee Development Program at the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards, VMware Cloud Verified Status in LHCand the launch of Quantify and Data Store some products.
In 2019, Options received an investment from a Boston-based private equity firm, Abry Partners. This investment allowed Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform while expanding its reach in major financial centers around the world.
About options (www.options-it.com):
Options Technology is the #1 provider of IT infrastructure for global capital markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
Founded in 1993, the company began life as a provider of hedge fund technology services. Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-managed services to more than 550 companies worldwide, delivering an agile and scalable platform in an investment bank-grade cybersecurity wrapper.
Options clients include major global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity firms and exchanges . With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and Auckland, Options is well positioned to serve its clients on-site and remotely.
In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment of Abry Partners, a Boston-based industry-focused private equity firm. This investment allowed Options to significantly accelerate its growth strategy to further invest in its technology platform and expand its reach in major financial centers around the world.
Options was named among the UK’s Leading Growth Companies in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 rankings.
About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful industry-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its inception in 1989, the firm has completed more than $82 billion in leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred capital investments. Currently, the firm manages over $5.0 billion of capital in its active funds.