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UNX, a leading provider of innovative trading technology solutions, welcomes broker-dealer Mismi, into the UNX multi-broker Marketplace. Institutional traders can now access Mismi's acclaimed trading strategies and route orders directly to Mismi via UNX’s Catalyst Execution Management System (EMS).

Equinix, a provider of global data center services, today announced that BATS Europe, a global operator of securities and derivatives markets, has signed a long-term deal to relocate the BATS Europe trading platform to Equinix’s London LD4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data center. Scheduled for October 2011, the switchover will provide a secure, low-latency, high-performance trading environment for BATS Europe’s integrated and dark electronic trading books.

Tervela, the leading provider of high-speed, no-loss data fabric infrastructure for mission-critical applications, today announced the general availability of the Tervela version 5.0 suite of products. This new big data movement platform, available in both hardware and software form factors, represents the first time that a hardware-accelerated advanced messaging platform can be downloaded and run on a standard developer-class PC.

The boards of BATS Global Markets (BATS) and Chi-X Europe today agreed to extend the terms of the proposed acquisition of Chi-X Europe by BATS.

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, today announced that it has upgraded its New York to New Jersey high-speed link to 10Gpbs (gigabits per second) to provide additional bandwidth and scale in anticipation of increasing market data feeds from exchange venues in North America.

TMX Group Inc. today announced that it has officially launched trading on TMX Select, its alternative equities trading system. Canada’s newest ATS offers participants additional execution and liquidity seeking opportunities through a differentiated marketplace and pricing model. Eight trading symbols were enabled for trading on TMX Select today; the remainder of Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange symbols will be enabled in a phased approach over the next few weeks.

SunGard has extended its Software-as-a-Service* (SaaS)-based market connectivity to NYSE BondMatch, the European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) launched by NYSE Euronext for professional investors to trade corporate, financial and covered bonds. SunGard’s connectivity services help exchange members and their direct market access (DMA) clients  trade on electronic markets from any workstation or application.

Equinix, a provider of data center services, today announced the opening of the second phase of its latest London (LD5) International Business Exchange (IBX) data center. This expansion of Platform Equinix adds another 4,000 square meters of customer space and capacity for 1,400 cabinet equivalents in the London metropolitan area.

Level 3 Communications today announced the launch of a new ultra-low-latency fibre-optic route to increase trading speeds between London and Frankfurt. The new route will also allow banks, hedge funds, brokers and other financial services institutions to execute trades with lower latency between additional exchanges connected to the Level 3 network including Zurich, Milan, New York and Chicago.