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Internet Service via ECINet


ECINet Private Network

ECINet Global Financial Network; Hedge Fund software as a serviceECINet is a global private network managed by Eze Castle that serves as the communications gateway for more than 500 buy-side firms, delivering highly secure and redundant Internet-based communications and direct cloud connectivity. ECINet features a full spectrum of Internet, private Ethernet circuit, MPLS and VPLS service capabilities that meet the immediate and future needs of hedge funds and investment management firms.

By leveraging Eze Castle’s global private network, firms benefit from having a single service provider enable their IT infrastructure, services and applications to communicate efficiently with one another. The network is completely secure, meaning fund managers can rest assured their critical information is protected at all times. For firms with multiple offices or data centers around the world, ECINet enables seamless communication and data transmission across all locations.

Eze Castle manages ECINet from the desktop to the data center. This end-to-end management means the Eze Castle team can monitor all traffic and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the highest quality service and performance. ECINet’s ISP component is densely connected to peers and transit for optimal route performance, redundancy, and high availability.

Via ECINet, Eze Castle can also offer clients direct connectivity to the SunGard Transaction Network (STN) and NYSE Technologies’ Marketplace, as well as multiple market data providers.

ECINet Benefits

  • Full spectrum of Internet, private Ethernet circuit, MPLS and VPLS service capabilities
  • Reliable, well-tested and proven carrier-class equipment and service
  • Managed end-to-end, from the desktop to the data center by Eze Castle Integration
  • Multi-vendor and multi-tier network offers clients direct redundant connections to STN and NYSE Technologies’ Marketplace
  • Automatic issue monitoring and notification
  • Direct connect options to ECINet’s MPLS cloud for disaster recovery/interoffice connectivity PTPs or VPLS (full mesh)
  • 24x7x365 staffed Global Support Desk with financial application and network expertise

More ECINet Highlights

Checkmark; Hedge Fund software as a serviceClass 1 Facilities

Eze Castle’s POP facilities are on par with Tier 1 carriers. Each facility has industrial-strength redundant power grids, redundant cooling, diesel generators and 24x7x365 security to deliver optimum Quality of Service levels.


Checkmark; Hedge Fund software as a serviceHigher Availability through Redundancy

Eze Castle relies on multiple Tier 1 IP transit connections to maintain high levels of availability and performance and help ensure clients have access to all portions of the Internet.


Checkmark; Hedge Fund software as a service24x7 Line Status and Performance Monitoring

The Eze Castle Network Operations Center team monitors availability and performance of all client circuits to quickly address any issues that may arise and help ensure the highest levels of quality are maintained.


Checkmark; Hedge Fund software as a serviceGateway Access

Eze Castle can directly connect a client’s business to several financial services networks via ECINet – a valuable resource for disaster recovery.

Wireless Internet Service

For firms that want additional availability or an alternative to the traditional landline Internet, Eze Castle Integration also offers a wireless Internet service in select regions. ECINet Wireless is a reliable and redundant service which offers clients up to 100 mbps dedicated Internet access by using skyscraper rooftops located on a number of strategically-placed hubs.

ECINet Wireless provides more than one hundred times more bandwidth than a conventional T1 line and offers increased redundancy by avoiding contact with landline-based infrastructure. ECINet Wireless can be used in conjunction with ECINet to provide total coverage for clients seeking the utmost in Internet availability.