NYSE Euronext Selects Solarflare’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet Products for its State-of-the-Art Data Centres in the US and UK

Irvine, California - 18 August 2011

Leading global exchange group leverages Solarflare’s low-latency, high-performance 10GbE server adapters and OpenOnload application acceleration for its own liquidity centres

NYSE Euronext (NYX), a leading exchange operator and provider of innovative financial technology solutions, and Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) hardware and software, announced today that NYSE Euronext has selected Solarflare’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) server adapters and OpenOnload® software to accelerate its trading network. NYSE Euronext implemented Solarflare’s solution in its next-generation data centres.

NYSE Euronext has deployed the Solarflare SFN5122F 10GbE server adapter with Solarflare’s EnterpriseOnload™ to power mission-critical, low-latency trading. Solarflare’s solutions ensure that billions of customer transactions and quotes are handled daily at the lowest latency possible across the global trading platforms. NYSE Euronext’s two liquidity centres are critical operational infrastructure facilities that support several billion daily transactions and quotes across diverse asset classes and geographies.

“NYSE Euronext is a technology company that operates exchanges around the world. We carefully select technology partners like Solarflare who deliver unparalleled innovation, yet are agile enough to work quickly and effectively with us from development to deployment,” says Andrew Bach, senior vice president of network services for NYSE Euronext. “Solarflare’s EnterpriseOnload is a robust, rigorously tested and fully supported solution that addresses our demanding support and service level requirements. In addition to providing the highest-performance, lowest-latency hardware, Solarflare’s unique and innovative application acceleration software can be deployed quickly without any need to re-write our applications.”

“This is a big win for us. We’re proud to have such a prestigious technology company like NYSE Euronext select Solarflare,” said Russell Stern, CEO at Solarflare. “Many leading companies around the world are using Solarflare’s application-intelligent hardware and software solutions to accelerate network performance in a variety of market segments, including high-frequency trading, big data and social media. Since our solutions are easy to adopt and deploy, we decrease our customer’s time to revenue. Customers can move from the proof of concept testing to a full production deployment in a matter of days.”

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