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ACTIV Financial (ACTIV), a leading provider of market data content and technologies, and Equinix, Inc., a provider of global data centre services, has announced that ACTIV will expand operations to Equinix’s Singapore International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre as part of its global expansion to provide customers with the most direct and low latency access to its high-volume market data services. By operating within an Equinix Singapore data centre, ACTIV will also be in close proximity to the aggregation of network service providers and financial market participants already operating within the centre, including the major trading venues and exchanges in Asia.

RTS Realtime Systems Group, a leading global trading solutions provider, and Fortis Clearing announced today that they are the first trading solutions provider and clearing firm respectively to receive certification to offer clients access to the new equity trading system of the Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX).

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced that Fortis Bank Global Clearing NV one of the world leaders in global clearing will use Atrium Network’s ‘Exchange Ring’ for ultra low latency connectivity to multiple MTFs including CHI-X and NASDAQ OMX.

Credit Suisse and Celoxica, experts in ultra-low latency trading and market data solutions, today announced a strategic relationship whereby Celoxica will provide hardware accelerated trading and market data technology for Credit Suisse’s next generation electronic trading platform. The two firms have agreed to implement and develop both existing market data solutions and new state-of-the-art infrastructures to help address the growing need for high volume, deterministic trade processing capabilities as global markets continue to grow exponentially.

Corvil, a leading provider of electronic trading and market data latency management systems, today announced that Alpha Trading Systems, the leading Alternative Trading System for Canadian Listed Securities, has selected CorvilNet to pro-actively manage and assure low latency across its exchange infrastructure.

As well as intense interest driven by the introduction of the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Arrowhead trading platform in January, NYSE Technologies is reporting robust demand for its market data and related platforms in Asia.

Options IT’s addition of a direct connection to Nasdaq OMX’s OMX Nordic market this month will expand the hosting company’s Velocity global market network for low-latency market data distribution and high frequency trading. The move supersedes a consolidated link to the exchange, providing Options IT’s clients a direct feed of data from OMX Nordic, as well as access to trade execution across equities, derivatives and fixed income securities.

euNetworks Group Limited, Europe’s foremost provider of mission-critical, high-performance networking solutions, has announced the availability of their high performance Ethernet based solution, euTrade, to customers at NASDAQ OMX Europe (NEURO). The addition of the euTrade solution, which offers ultra-low latency and high availability connectivity to Europe’s financial community, will provide NEURO customers with an additional choice of best-of-breed networks.

NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced it will provide data center and connectivity services to ACTIV Financial, a leading global provider of fully managed low-latency market data solutions.