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Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, and euNetworks, Europe’s foremost provider of mission-critical, high-performance data services, today announced a non-exclusive partnership to provide traders with turnkey pan-European colocation and low-latency access to key liquidity venues. Solution delivery will be supported through euNetworks’ presence in Interxion data centres in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom and combines Interxion’s Financial Hub offering for capital markets participants with the euTrade, next-generation pan-European trading solution.

Chi-X Canada ATS Limited and Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced plans to launch the Canadian market’s first live market ecosystem, enabling equity market participants to access each of Canada’s five displayed marketplaces through a single ultra low-latency connection. The companies expect the ecosystem to be available by mid-March.

Optimum Lightpath,a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses, today announced the availability of its 40 gigabit optical transport service. Developed to meet the emerging bandwidth and speed demands of its smart community customers, the new service is available throughout Optimum Lightpath's entire footprint and based on a simple, flat-rate pricing model.

BLADE Network Technologies, Inc. (BLADE), the trusted leader in data center networking, today introduced its Unified FabricArchitecture (UFA) the industry’s fastest, smartest, most integrable and most proven fabric that will eliminate cost and complexity of deploying physical and virtual data center infrastructure. BLADE posted record results in 2009 and expects even stronger performance in 2010 as enterprises look to upgrade existing data center infrastructure and add new capacity.

StreamBase today announced that customers of Aleri-Coral8 or Sybase-RAP can now register to trade-in their products and migrate to StreamBase’s Complex Event Processing (CEP) software under the StreamBase Amnesty Program for Sybase-Aleri-Coral8 Customers. This follows the announcement today that Sybase (NYSE: SY) has acquired Aleri.

In a move designed to boost its real-time analytics offerings and allow it to offer turnkey solutions, such as for liquidity risk management, Sybase has acquired the assets of complex event processing (CEP) specialist Aleri, including all of its products. It has also retained key staff in the sales, engineering and marketing areas. The acquisition marks the continuing evolution of the CEP space, as it transforms from a one-time start-up culture to one where enterprise IT heavyweights increasingly compete.

Responding to growing customer demand in electronic trading and for access to financial markets and internet infrastructure services, Savvis, Inc., today announced that it is expanding one of its two premier Chicago data centers.

Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network, bandwidth, and colocation service provider serving the northeast United States, and Equinix, Inc., a provider of global data center services, announced today that Lightower is expanding its network services into the Equinix NY4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Secaucus, NJ.

Options IT, which offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service for buy-side and sell-side firms, has added market data provided by Exegy's low-latency ticker plant to its offering, the Options PIPE platform. That platform provides managed server and storage capacity, and network and connectivity facilities, to market participants looking to host their high frequency and algorithmic trading applications.