STOCKHOLM, 17 January 2012 INTERXION HOLDING NV, (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Infront, a leading provider of real-time market data and electronic trading solutions, has chosen to house its solutions at Interxion’s Stockholm data centre and City of London data centre , in order to provide its financial customers with faster connectivity to exchanges and key liquidity venues.
Infront provides market data, an advanced information and trading terminal, customizable mobile applications and electronic trading solutions to Europe’s leading financial firms. The company has over 9,000 customers in Europe spanning from large financial institutions to private investors. With Infront’s business proposition, speed and connectivity are key parameters in order to deliver a premium service to customers.
“Interxion provides a unique hub for the financial sector in both Stockholm and London, and it is business critical for us to be in close proximity to the exchanges as well as to the financial community”, says Kristian Nesbak, Chief Executive Officer at Infront. “Interxion’s coverage across all the key financial centres of Europe is also an important factor for choosing to host our services at Interxion’s premises, as with Interxion, we can expand our business across Europe.”
Leading Nordic Exchange Burgundy, a long time customer of Interxion, is looking positively at the new collaboration with Infront: “Access and time to information are key parameters in order to deliver our service to our customers”, commented Olof Neiglick, CEO at the Nordic exchange Burgundy. Interxion’s proposition to the financial community is a key reason for why we have chosen to partner with them. Their collaboration with Infront further strengthens Interxion’s position as a liquidity centre in Stockholm.”
“The fact that we are based in all of Europe’s key financial hubs, offer access to over 400 carriers and have a truly diverse financial community makes Interxion an ideal environment for financial firms such as Infront to house their business critical applications,” said Peder Bank, Managing Director at Interxion in the Nordics. “This deal further reinforces Interxion’s commitment to the financial services market and continues to position us as a key liquidity centre within Europe.”
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Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,200 customers through 28 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With connectivity provided by over 400 carriers and ISPs and 18 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com
Buy and sell-side financial players across Europe rely on trading and real-time market data solutions from Infront. Infront’s flagship terminal, mobile apps and versatile platform for real-time market data and trading connect over 9,000 users across Europe to international financial markets.
Infront solutions enable sell side players to provide their clients with professional level information terminal functionality and cost efficient electronic trading on over 50 exchanges worldwide – with a direct impact on increased trading volumes.
For more information, please visit www.goinfront.com.