FRANKFURT, 14 July 2011 - INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services today announced that it is hosting the ICT systems of CONET Services AG, a provider specialising in the design, installation and operation of ICT systems and special applications for finance companies, at Interxion’s Frankfurt data centre campus. CONET Services provide solutions to financial organisations that require connectivity and technically advanced infrastructure to liquidity venues to enable optimum trading performance for any given solution.
Additionally, CONET Services offers a broad portfolio of IT solutions to its customers, which include specially tailored technology packages for the demanding individual needs of financial institutes and brokerage companies. These services range from software as a service and platform as a service through to cloud-based solutions that include amongst others Direct Market Access, Market Data Services, order entry software, risk tools and multi member solutions.
As a provider of exchange connectivity and technology solutions to the financial industry, one of CONET 's core areas of focus is the Xetra and Eurex markets, to which Interxion offers multi-member access. Being part of Interxion’s financial community, CONET is able to leverage direct connectivity options with other Interxion and international customers and offer its services within the international and local financial community. Moreover, Interxion’s international footprint of 28 data centres in 11 European countries is a key advantage when it comes to offering best of breed solutions across multiple markets while providing optimal trading solutions with minimal latency.
“We continuously try to meet our customers’ growing expectations and offer solutions to support the realisation of their core business needs. To achieve this, we need a data centre infrastructure that meets maximum requirements for performance, high availability, reliability and connectivity, as well as a partner who offers real added value that can support our rapid growth and diversity of product and services,” said Franz Pepelnik, CEO of CONET Services. “In this regard, Interxion offers an excellent combination of infrastructure, services and access to a large financial community at their Financial Hub in Frankfurt and thus are an important partner for our company as we continue to expand our international business.”
“We are pleased CONET Services has decided to become part of Interxion’s Financial Hub community. Our customers can now benefit from faster trading performance through CONET Services, and the deal further highlights the advantages that organisations can achieve by connecting to our Financial Hub,” said Peter Knapp, Managing Director, Interxion Germany.
Interxion’s Financial Hubs also host a number of trading platforms, such as Burgundy, Equiduct, Plus Markets, Quote MTF and Nordic Derivate Exchange. They also offer access to Eurex and Xetra, NYSE Euronext & Liffe, BATS Europe, Bolsa de Madrid, Chi-X Europe, London Metal Exchange and SIX Swiss Exchange.
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) 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 350 carriers and ISPs and 20 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 .
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