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euNetworks Group Limited, announced it has optimised the important London to Frankfurt low latency route on its dedicated finance network. This optimisation ensures euNetworks continues to deliver leading latency to the trading community, supporting their need for ever improving trading speed.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. today announced that it now offers connectivity to its colocation facility at London Stock Exchange Group’s Data Center in the City of London. The point-of-presence (PoP) offers connectivity to the world’s leading financial institutions who are co-located within the Exchange Hosting facility, using Level 3’s global low-latency network.

CFN Services, Inc., the leading provider of managed high-frequency trading enablement services, today announced Link Investimentos; one of the largest independent broker-dealers in Brazil to provide lowest latency market access to Brazil’s equities, commodities and futures exchange, has joined the Alpha Alliance. The inclusion of Link into the Alpha Alliance allows trading firms globally to extend their current trading strategies to Brazil with guaranteed lowest latency access for today and the future.

CFN Services, Inc., the leading provider of managed high frequency trading enablement services, today announced the Alpha Alliance, an innovative network of trading services firms delivering fully integrated and customizable solutions for the global electronic trading market. The Alpha Alliance brings together best-of-breed trading technologies, applications, and services across the full trading life cycle, from analysis and decision-making, to risk management, execution, and settlement of the trade.

NYSE Technologies, the global commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced the immediate availability of a significant performance upgrade of its middleware platform, Data Fabric. This latest version of Data Fabric introduces Multiverb, an innovative messaging transport that provides the basis for next generation data distribution. Customers will benefit from dramatically lower operational expenses, higher speeds, improved flexibility and industry-leading performance.

Americas Trading Group (ATG) announced today that it has selected NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, as a primary technology provider for the development and operation of ATG's new electronic trading platform for the Latin American markets. This broker-neutral, high performance execution platform combines the robustness of NYSE Technologies Managed Transaction Hub infrastructure with ATG’s leading expertise in electronic trading throughout the region.

TradingScreen, the leading provider of execution management systems (EMS), today announced that its first clients have begun to trade U.S. Treasury securities using eSpeed technology offered by BGC Partners L.P. and the family of its affiliated company ("BGC"), a global leader in servicing the wholesale financial markets. Clients are now accessing BGC's eSpeed system via TradingScreen's TradeExchange product suite, designed for low-latency access to fixed income trading through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.

Instinet Incorporated, a global leader in electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, today announced that Intelligent Financial Systems Limited (IFS) in the second quarter continued its independent evaluation of Instinet Europe Limited’s SmartRouter. By value traded, the technology’s ability to identify and achieve the best possible displayed price for UK equity trades improved from within 99.9997 percent of perfection in March to 99.9998[1] percent in the second quarter.

ACTIV Financial, a global provider of fully managed low-latency enterprise market data solutions, today announced the increased global presence of ActivNet, a private network created to globally distribute ACTIV’s market data. The robust infrastructure gives users direct and immediate access to ActivFeed, ACTIV’s highly compressed, low-footprint data stream that contains every tick on every instrument, as well as to an array of local and regional direct feeds that are available upon demand. ACTIV’s exchange co-located and proximity centers ensure space, power and cooling, and the extensive, flexible network is able to meet demanding requirements.