Fixnetix announces Service Provider Status at CME Cermak Hosting Facility to Provide Leading-Edge IT Managed Services & Colocation for Global Markets in Chicago

London and Chicago, IL - 4 November 2014

Managed Services and Colocation Will Enable More Efficient and Effective Markets for Customers

Fixnetix, a leading global provider of Front Office IT Services is to provide co-location and IT Services in the CME Hosting Facility located at 350 E. Cermak in downtown Chicago, IL in addition to providing services from CME Group Inc.’s Aurora, IL data center. Fixnetix presence in this facility will provide customers more choice and access to connect to CME Group markets as well as other global markets. The additional space releases more choice of hosting capability in Chicago as a whole.

Fixnetix provides Investment Banks, Broker Dealers, Market Makers, Hedge Funds, Vendors and other global market participants with efficient execution, market data, clearing and IT services. The Fixnetix model is designed to improve overall performance and flexibility which is measured against a stringent Service Level Agreement. Fixnetix has one aim, to provide trading, market data and clearing customers with world-class products and IT services within the facility and beyond.

Increasingly, market players and vendor firms are looking for greater flexibility and cost-efficiency in scaling their infrastructure to suit the business. Fixnetix will provide proven ultra-low latency services and market access capabilities with their next-generation IT services and infrastructure to deliver scale on an on-demand basis for all aspects of accessing the CME Group whether it be through co-location, execution, clearing, telecommunications, hardware or support.

“Fixnetix is extremely focused on delivering a world class front-office managed service solution to CME Group customers” said Hugh Hughes, CEO & Chairman Fixnetix.

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