One of two accolades it received at this year’s awards alongside Best Use of Cloud Services, Options Technology was named IT Services Company of the Year.
leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to global capital markets, Options was founded in 1993 as a hedge fund technology services provider.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based Private Equity Firm Abry Partners to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform while expanding its reach in key financial centres globally.
Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 550 firms globally including investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses, and exchanges.
2022 has been a momentous year for Options with a record intake of new graduates and placement students to the firm alongside a series of industry awards building its reputation as one of the most exciting tech employers in the sector.
Recently launching its 2023 Graduate and Placement Programme, the company has achieved Ten Microsoft Gold Partner Competencies, while named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table every year since 2017.
Awarding IT Services Company of the Year to Options Technology, judges said: “Options Technology took the award for the IT Services Company of the Year.
“The company demonstrated clear differentiation through the high level of innovation in the service they provide, which has resulted in significant success for the business, and for their partners and customers.”
Danny Moore, Options president & CEO, said: “It’s great to see The Belfast Telegraph IT Awards returning for 2022. We are delighted to be named IT Services Company of the Year in recognition of the team’s outstanding performance, technical innovation and Cloud expertise.
“2022 has been a momentous year for the team with a record intake of new graduates and placement stude