NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext, has extended its global trading network into Equinix's International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres in Hong Kong and Tokyo.
This was announced today by Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company.
The extension of NYSE Technologies' Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure will allow current and prospective customers within these facilities to directly connect from Hong Kong and Tokyo to services offered by NYSE Technologies, Equinix said in a statement.
With these deployments, NYSE Technologies now offers direct access to SFTI Access Centers inside eight Equinix data centres in seven key markets around the world including New York, Chicago, Singapore, Frankfurt, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
SFTI is a network, providing over 1,300 financial market participants with a single point of connectivity to multiple exchanges, market centres and content service providers around the world.
"With the deployment of NYSE Technologies' SFTI Access Centers in Hong Kong and connectivity in Tokyo, our financial ecosystem becomes even stronger and more valuable for both new and current financial participants accessing financial markets," said David Wilkinson, senior director, Financial Services, Equinix Asia-Pacific.
Sign up for CIO Asia eNewsletters.