STOCKHOLM 28 March 2011 – INTERXION HOLDING NV, (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider ofcarrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Burgundy, a trading platform for Nordic securities, has gone live at Interxion’s Nordic Financial Hub in Stockholm.
Investment and trading firms are now able to cross-connect to Burgundy’s matching engines by colocating their trading systems at Interxion’s Stockholm data centre. This will allow market participants to cost-effectively connect to Burgundy at ultra-low latency.
“Our existing and future customers can now benefit from low-latency access to Burgundy now that the matching engines have gone live at Interxion,” said Olof Neiglick, Burgundy’s CEO. “A significant proportion of Nordic trading is currently being conducted outside the region, so there is a clear need for colocation and proximity services. Interxion has the infrastructure, the connectivity and the expertise to provide a turnkey solution to our customers.”
“We’re extremely pleased to work with Burgundy to provide colocation services to market participants in the Nordic region,” said Peder Bank, Interxion Nordics Managing Director. “This service will allow investment and trading firms to benefit from faster and more cost-effective access to this strategically important regional trading venue.”
He added, “By colocating at Interxion, market participants can also take advantage of the fast-growing ecosystem of service providers within the data centre, including leading real-time market data vendors, technology vendors and low-latency connectivity providers.”
Interxion also offers colocation to liquidity venues such as Equiduct, Quote MTF, Plus Markets and Nordic Derivatives Exchange, and proximity hosting to NYSE Euronext, Bolsa de Madrid and SIX Swiss Exchange.
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,100 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 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. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com.
Burgundy is an exchange that will strengthen the Nordic region as a financial hub. Burgundy offers a high-performance and cost-efficient securities trading service with trading in more than 1,000 Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish listed securities. The offer also includes a listing and trading service for warrants, certificates, ETFs and structured products. Leading Nordic banks and securities trading firms who represent about half of the Nordic equity trading volume are shareholders of Burgundy. Retail or institutional investors can trade on Burgundy via one of Burgundy’s trading participants. Burgundy is an exchange that operates a regulated market and a multilateral trading facility (MTF) and is authorized and regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. For more information about Burgundy, please visitwww.burgundy.se.
Ali Moinuddin, Marketing Director
Tel: +44 207 375 7038
Olof Neiglick, CEO
Tel: +46 70 554 5224