Omega ATS

Omega ATS

October 30, 2007 08:30 ET

Omega ATS Announces Infrastructure and Connectivity Partners

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2007) - Omega ATS is pleased to announce agreements with SAVVIS, Inc., BT, Dell Canada and Transaction Network Services (TNS) to provide infrastructure and connectivity to its Alternative Trading System. SAVVIS, BT and TNS will be providing commercial extranet access to Omega ATS, while Dell Canada has provided the production hardware infrastructure. These agreements are part of Omega ATS' ongoing commitment to provide a robust, flexible and reliable technology environment for its customers.

"We are very excited to have the commitments of these four global, industry-leading technology providers in support of our launch, especially in light of our aggressive time to market schedule," said Larry King, President, MarLar Group, one of the three partners behind Omega ATS. "Their partnership ensures that Omega ATS can provide our clients with a premier technology infrastructure."

Omega ATS is an Alternative Trading System (ATS) serving members of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Omega ATS provides the Canadian marketplace with a fast, anonymous, strict price/time priority trading platform where customers will be able to trade at, or better, than the CBBO (Canadian Best Bid and Offer) at competitive commission rates. Omega ATS will initially support TSX-listed securities. Omega ATS is delivered through a partnership of Perimeter Financial, MarLar Group and Swift Trade Inc.

Omega ATS is scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2007.


SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS) is a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications. With an IT services platform spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, SAVVIS leads the industry in delivering secure, reliable, and scalable hosting, network, and application services. These solutions enable customers to focus on their core business while SAVVIS ensures the quality of their IT systems and operations. SAVVIS' strategic approach combines virtualization technology, a global network and 27 data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems. For more information about SAVVIS, visit

About BT

BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services; local, national and international telecommunications services; higher-value broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, Openreach, BT Retail and BT Wholesale.

In the year ended 31 March 2007, BT Group plc's revenue was Pounds Sterling 20,223 million with profit before taxation of Pounds Sterling 2,484 million.

British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York. For more information, visit

About Transaction Network Services:

Transaction Network Services, Inc. (NYSE:TNS) is an international communications company that enables payments, money and voices to move around the world. TNS' mission is to enable the world to transact. It does this through a broad range of networking, communications and value added services, which it provides to many of the world's leading retailers, banks/processors, telecommunications companies and financial markets. Since its inception in 1990, TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks, each designed specifically for the transport of transaction-oriented data. TNS' Secure Trading Extranet connects over 1,000 financial community end-points, representing more than 550 buy and sell-side institutions, market data and software vendors, exchanges and alternative trading venues. Its boasts over 100 points of presence and provides services to customers in 29 countries across America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, with its reach extending to many more.

For further information about TNS, please visit

About Dell Canada:

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Dell Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dell Inc. Dell Canada is among the leaders in desktop products, notebooks, servers and storage, and has offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Edmonton. Information on Dell Canada and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

About Dell:

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the Fortune 500. For more information, visit, or to communicate directly with Dell via a variety of online channels, go to To get Dell news direct, visit

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