NEW YORK & SAO PAULO, December 17, 2015 – Perseus and RTM announced the expansion of their existing relationship, bringing all RTM services onto the Perseus backbone, enabling service scalability across the globe.
The network interconnection virtually connects all Brazilian financial market participants to the world’s largest financial liquidity centers over the Perseus global network, enabling a wide range of services such as FIX messaging, voice hotlines and other non-latency sensitive back-office data services. For customers collocated in RTM data centers, Perseus now enables local and global exchange connectivity and services.
The initiative is in line with RTM’s mission to meet the demands of the financial sector in technology solutions, with reliability, high availability rate, technical excellence and superior customer service. “The agreement benefits the users of RTM which will have access to various products and services through Perseus,” said Andrew Mello, Chief Executive Officer of RTM.
“Financial markets have become reliant on time to market solutions due to constant liquidity shifts,” said Marcos Guimaraes, President of Perseus Latam. “Partnering with RTM enables hundreds of Brazilian participants to interconnect to thousands of global participants and service providers quickly and cost-effectively, forming a “ready to play” financial ecosystem.”
Customers of Perseus and RTM benefit from a greatly expanded scope of services, spanning 72 data centers in 54 cities and 18 countries. The partnership increases RTM’s global reach and quality of service, introducing new global players into the Brazilian financial ecosystem.
RTM is the main Brazilian technology provider in the financial industry, with presence in 19 Brazilian states, connecting over 550 institutions and 25 information and service providers in a private cloud environment. RTM manages voice services, data, and image, providing secure and highly available solutions to the financial sector. RTM also provides the management structure of RSFN, one of the core networks of the Brazilian Payment Systems in partnership with Embratel. RTM is owned by AMBIMA and CETIP.