Allston Trading Advances Innovation and Execution with Corvil

NEW YORK, NY – September 12, 2018 – Corvil today announced that market maker Allston Trading has selected Corvil to provide visibility, analytics, and reporting to optimize its systems and infrastructure and to assure trading performance amidst rapid technology innovation.

Sitting at the intersection of financial strategy and high-technology, Allston has an enviable track-record for attracting world-class talent and creating an environment where innovative and collaborative professionals thrive.  A crucial component of its market-beating approach is to invest in technologies to empower its high-performance teams to continually innovate robust solutions that deliver superior transaction outcomes.

Steve Lazzo, CTO, Allston

We remain acutely focused on evolving our trading technology to maintain our strong competitive advantage,” says Steve Lazzo, Chief Technology Officer, Allston Trading.  “Corvil helps us advance our strategic innovation plan by providing real-time visibility across our environment, enabling us to address issues before they cost us time and money, and by allowing us to determine where we get the best return on investment for development.  When assessing whether to build or buy tools for effective and efficient operations, Corvil proved a very compelling option for improving trading performance and lowering our OpEx.”

With highly automated, highly accelerated systems processing very large volumes of data, Allston sought to bolster capabilities in understanding the relationship between technology performance and its real-time impact on business outcomes.  Corvil, as the gold standard, machine-time analytics for financial institutions across the globe, was selected as a trusted technology partner in delivering systematic granular visibility and insights across its complex, distributed systems.

Corvil will measure and monitor end-to-end transaction performance and provide proactive oversight of execution quality across various venues to enable teams to optimize trade routing decisions.  Corvil’s analytics-driven workflows for rapid problem identification, isolation, and resolution will reduce risk of service quality degradation and  outages.  Corvil will also be used to measure and assure behavior profiles of new algorithms and software that automate various tasks, such as price analysis and order execution.

David Murray, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Corvil

“We believe that companies who understand and can correlate the relationship between business outcomes and underlying technology performance have a significant advantage,” said David Murray, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Corvil.“We are delighted Allston has chosen Corvil to help drive optimization in areas where improved performance delivers commercial benefit and reduced time to market for new strategic technology.”


About Corvil

Corvil is the industry leader for deriving Security, Operational, and Business intelligence from network data. As companies adopt faster and smarter machine technology, it becomes critical to tap into richer and more granular machine data sources to safeguard the transparency, performance and security of critical infrastructure and business applications.  The Corvil streaming analytics platform captures, decodes, and learns from network data on the fly, transforming it into machine-time intelligence for network, IT, security and business teams to operate efficiently and securely in this new machine world. Corvil uses an open architecture to integrate the power of its network data analytics with the overall IT ecosystem providing increased automation and greater operational and business value outcomes for its users. The Corvil solution is trusted by leading financial institutions to safeguard their businesses across the globe involving 354 trillion messages with a daily transaction value in excess of $1 trillion.