Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced an agreement with Fixnetix, a leader in the provision of low latency market data, trading access and exchange hosting services, to house its platform at Interxionâs City of London and Paris data centres. Customers colocating at Interxionâs facilities will now be able to connect to a wide range of European markets from a single location through Fixnetixâs shared infrastructure, helping them to reduce operating costs significantly and also fine tune their trading strategies to address changing market conditions.
Interxionâs data centres provide a highly secure physical location with advanced infrastructure for mission-critical applications. High-density power configurations from 5 kW up to 30 kW are available as standard, with industry-leading service levels and availability and 24x7 secure access to equipment.
Fixnetixâs direct ultra low latency trading access and market data feed solutions have been designed to be fast, reliable and flexible, and feature best of breed feed handler technology, unparalleled high bandwidth provision and full redundancy throughout the entire delivery mechanism. Fixnetix feeds integrate easily into an organisationâs existing architecture, or can be accessed in a dedicated environment such as Interxionâs carrier-neutral data centres to deliver ultimate end-to-end performance.
âAt Fixnetix weâre committed to setting the performance standard, so weâre delighted to extend our low latency market data and trading infrastructure into Interxionâs Paris and City of London data centres,â said Hugh Hughes, Fixnetixâs Chief Executive Officer. âOne of the key reasons for choosing Interxion was because of its strong existing community of market participants within its data centres. We believe that our powerful range of solutions can deliver real benefits for Interxionâs growing number of high frequency trading firms, adding value for those organisations already attracted by Interxionâs leading service level agreements and strategic data centre locations within close proximity to key liquidity venues.â
âThe Fixnetix agreement is further evidence of our continued focus on scaling the Interxion Financial Hubs in the City of London and Paris,â said Anthony Foy, Group MD Interxion. âOur proximity to the most important liquidity markets, the ability to deliver high density power and superior connectivity to financial markets through organisations like Fixnetix makes a compelling proposition for capital markets participants to colocate at these sites.â