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Vello Systems, a leader in high performance cloud infrastructure solutions, announces the introduction and availability of its ultra-low latency, high-density, 10G CX50T service card. Designed for the company’s CX Family of cloud infrastructure systems, the CX50T operates in either the 16-slot CX16000 system or the 5-slot CX4000 system providing the industry’s lowest latency 10G networking performance combined with the highest 10G densities. The CX50T is optimized for intra-metro applications and is part of Vello Systems growing solutions portfolio for intra- and inter-metro low-latency networking.

Fixnetix, ultra-low latency provider for all asset class trading and data, announced today its ability to provide co-location to BME through Visual Trader Systems, the exchanges subsidiary technology company. Leading investment banks, such as Deutsche Bank, will now be able to offer their ultra-low latency trading technologies to BME whilst continuing their path for providing best performance solutions to all trading customers. Hedge Fund and Proprietary Trading customers are now able to seek liquidity in the Spanish markets on the Fixnetix trading network.

Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, and Equinix, Inc., a provider of global data centre services, today announced that Interactive Data has extended its presence in Asia and the UK by adding Equinix Tokyo-2 (TY2) and London-4 (LD-4) International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres to its existing presence with Equinix in Hong Kong, Sydney, Chicago, New York and Frankfurt. The new data centres are integral to Interactive Data’s global expansion programme for its real-time market data and trading solutions, by further extending the Company’s capabilities to key financial markets across the globe.

Financial market participants across Asia can now seek dark pools of liquidity throughout the region, thanks to a new agreement between Chi-East, the first Asian exchange backed non-display venue, and global connectivity provider Transaction Network Services.

Redline Trading Solutions has added a managed service option for its InRush 10G accelerated ticker plant through a tie-up with infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and managed applications host Options IT. This is Redline’s first foray into managed services, but is not expected to be its last, as it moves with the trend, particularly among small trading operations, to offload technology and focus on strategy (see other Redline news from earlier this year here).

NASDAQ OMX announced today that it will expand the real time latency measurement service provided by Correlix Inc. to its Nordic marketplaces. The service will allow NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges' members access to independent real-time latency measurement information for intraday and post-day analytics.

FXecosystem, the low latency trading infrastructure provider to the world’s global Foreign Exchange (FX) market, is pleased to announce the launch of Cable 2.0. The new service provides a number of diverse TransAtlantic link options enabling clients to transact faster than ever before. The service has been designed to reduce latency, risk, cost and slippage whilst increasing bandwidth, flow, customer access, efficiency and price options. Cable 2.0 is fully integrated with the specialised FX Meet Me Room.

Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that Interactive Data 7ticks is providing a range of trading infrastructure services and market connections to Orc Software, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry. These managed services will be delivered to the newly launched Orc Hosted service, for use by financial firms worldwide in their advanced electronic trading of derivatives.

Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centres services, today announced the expansion of its City of London data centre. The expansion of the facility is in response to consistently rising demand from customers in the digital media, carrier and cloud service provider sectors. In addition, Interxion has had particular success in financial services, attracting in excess of 100 trading & investment firms, requiring low-latency connectivity to the liquidity venues located at, or within close proximity to, Interxion’s City of London data centre.