FRANKFURT 20 April 2010 – Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centres, today announced that Trade Haven, a hosting and housing specialist for the financial services sector, is to colocate to its financial hubs in Frankfurt and Dusseldorf. Trade Haven provides trading platforms and trading systems to a variety of international customers, including private banks, brokerage houses, brokers, asset managers, day traders and other sophisticated market participants.
The agreement will enable Trade Haven to provide its customers with low-latency access to the major financial markets from Interxion’s Financial Hubs – a close-knit community of Interxion-based capital markets participants. Trade Haven will run their high-quality and custom-tailored managed hosting services, such as managing, monitoring und connectivity services, from two highly secure and interconnected private suites – one in Frankfurt and the other in Dusseldorf, both of which offer industry-leading service level agreements and guaranteed N+1 power and cooling redundancy.
As a carrier-neutral data centre operator, Interxion also provides a choice of connectivity options for direct cross connects within the data centre, in addition to more than 150 network service providers for external connectivity. High-density power configurations from 5 kW up to 30 kW per cabinet are available as standard, with industry-leading service level agreements and reliability and 24×7 secure access to equipment.
“The continued availability of state-of-the-art technology in Interxion’s data centres convinced us,” said Michael Heck, managing director of Trade Haven GmbH. “Our customers expect us to guarantee the high availability of systems and the corresponding performance, speed and security. By collaborating with Interxion, it has enabled us to implement strong service level agreements with our customers.”
Peter Knapp, Managing Director of Interxion Germany said, “We are delighted that the Interxion Financial Hubs are able to provide Trade Haven with an infrastructure that is optimised to support their business model. This agreement is further evidence of our growing reputation as one of the key players providing services to the financial services industry and further reinforces the value of our Frankfurt and Dusseldorf Financial Hubs.”
Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,100 customers through 27 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 350 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.
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