Telx’s Financial Ecosystem in the New York Metro Area Now Have Secure, Direct Access to BATS Global Markets’ Equity and Options Markets via Telx Ethernet Exchange Platform
New York, NY (June 19, 2012) – Telx® a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that it now offers connectivity to BATS Global Markets’ U.S. equity and options markets. Telx has connected BATS to Telx’s Financial Xchange community within Telx’s carrier dense data center at 111 8th Ave. in New York City, strategically-located with proximity to cable landing, financial exchanges, media hubs and the fastest routes to Europe and Latin America.
Telx can now offer low cost connectivity to BATS’ primary datacenter to their end customers through Telx’s flexible interconnection services. Telx’s Financial Xchange platform delivers secure, reliable colocation infrastructure in prime locations, enabling ultra-low latency access to an industry-leading ecosystem of market participants including several trading venues, market data providers, buy-side, sell-side firms and network service providers. Telx’s integrated, multi-technology interconnection services provide customers the ability to access content at BATS and other Financial Xchange members.
“Telx’s Financial Xchange in New York City and Northern New Jersey offers access to a diverse roster of market participants and connectivity options,” said Chris Isaacson, chief operating officer for BATS. “We are pleased Telx’s Financial Xchange now allows our members even greater flexibility in accessing our exchanges.”
“Financial participants require fast, flexible and cost-effective access to the financial ecosystem, and they have that ability through our connectivity to the BATS markets directly from our Telx EtherConnect platform,” said Shawn Kaplan, general manager of financial services for Telx. “Telx is committed to offering its customers the tools they need to build a competitive advantage, enabling capital markets stakeholders’ access to the vital market data and execution venues they need to compete.”
About BATS Global Markets
BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) is a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe. BATS develops and operates electronic markets for the trading of listed cash equity securities in the U.S. and Europe and listed equity options in the U.S. BATS operates two stock exchanges in the U.S., the BATS BZX Exchange and BYX Exchange; BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market; and BATS Chi-X Europe, which operates a FSA-authorized multilateral trading facility. BATS’ innovative and proprietary technology was developed by a dedicated core team of market and technology professionals, catering to the needs of the broker-dealer and trading community. The company is headquartered in the Kansas City, Mo. area, with additional offices in New York and London. For more information, visit www.batsglobalmarkets.com.
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 17 premier C3 Cloud Connection Centers by TelxTM, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to a community of the industry’s highest performance networks and access to 1,000+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City with five facilities in the New York Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit http://www.telx.com. Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup. Interconnection. Data Centers. Community.™
David M. Baum