31st March 2015
SIX Swiss Exchange launches Point of Presence in Interxion’s City of London data centre campus; improves latency and lowers costs for customers
LONDON, UK,26th March, 2015 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has announced SIX Swiss Exchange as the latest Exchange to choose its City of London data centre campus to host a new Point of Presence (PoP).
Interxion will provide SIX Swiss Exchange’s London-based customers with the best possible connectivity through local access points within Interxion’s data centre, reducing costs and improving latency. Thanks to the new PoP, SIX Swiss Exchange customers in the UK can reduce connectivity costs by up to 25% while benefiting from 15% better latency on average compared to conventional connectivity implementations.
This is the latest in a series of new deployments as Interxion continues its strong momentum in financial services. With its City of London data centre facility ideally located for London’s financial services industry, Interxion now boasts Exchange and multilateral trading facility (MTF) customers including the Australian Stock Exchange, BATS Chi-X Europe, Equiduct, NASDAQ OMX, ICE Futures Europe, Euronext, Singapore Exchange and TMX Group.
Adriaan Oosthoek, UK Managing Director at Interxion, said: “The launch of this access point adds great value to our community of over 200 financial service institutions by significantly reducing costs and latency for accessing the SIX Swiss Exchange trading platform from London. This announcement further reinforces our position as a leading provider of connectivity services to the financial community.”
Chris Landis, Head of Operations at SIX Swiss Exchange, commented: “We have consistently made a focus on customers our aim over the last years, which has allowed us to attract liquidity and strengthen our position as the independent investment network of choice. Today represents the next milestone in our continuous pursuit to increase our client centricity. We are excited to offer our existing and potential new trading participants a cost-efficient option to connect to our growing market.”
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 39 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 over 500 connectivity providers, 350 cloud providers and 20 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created connectivity, cloud, content and finance hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com.
About SIX Swiss Exchange
SIX Swiss Exchange is the most important independent exchange in Europe. We connect companies from around the world with international investors and trading participants and create particularly market-oriented framework conditions for listing and trading in our highly liquid segments Equities, Bonds, ETFs, ETPs and Structured Products and Warrants. SIX Swiss Exchange is an ideal listing location for companies of every origin, size and sector. With the world’s fastest trading technology X-stream INET as well as the most advanced connectivity options, we offer our trading participants excellent trading conditions. We maintain a close dialogue with both our domestic and foreign customers, working intensively with them to create optimal conditions for their success. Furthermore, we offer them access to a strong global network. www.six-swiss-exchange.com
SIX operates Switzerland’s financial market infrastructure and offers on a global scale comprehensive services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial information and payment transactions. The company is owned by its users (approximately 140 banks of various size and orientation) and, with its workforce of more than 4‚000 employees and presence in 25 countries, generated an operating income of 1.8 billion Swiss francs and a Group net profit of CHF 247.2 million in 2014.