-Now Handling All NYSE and NYSE Amex Trade Processing and Data Services in Mahwah-
NYSE Euronext Completes Migration of NYSE and NYSE Amex to U.S. Data Center
-Enhances Customers’ Trading Performance and Offers Commercial Technology Solutions-
New York, Paris - Aug. 26, 2010 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced that its U.S. data center in Mahwah , N.J. has successfully completed the migration of more than 4,500 equities issues listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NYSE Amex. With the NYSE and NYSE Amex equities primary matching engines now inside the new data center, NYSE Euronext will begin the migration of its other markets as well as NYSE Technologies’ diverse product portfolio that includes co-location services, direct data feeds, trading infrastructure on-demand, SuperFeed and its Risk Management Gateway (RMG) service.
“The successful move of NYSE and NYSE Amex listed issues into our U.S. data center is truly a technological and operational milestone for NYSE Euronext and our customers,” said Larry Leibowitz, COO, NYSE Euronext. “Conceived over two years ago, these data centers were built to be our next-generation trading ecosystem and the centerpiece of our vision for the future of global markets. Their unique combination of high-performance market access, financial technology solutions and market data services demonstrate how we intend to innovate capital markets and empower the trading community.”
The successful migration all NYSE and NYSE Amex equities issues to the U.S. liquidity center marks the completion of a significant part of the phased migration of NYSE Euronext’s U.S. markets. NYSE Arca equities and both of NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex options will complete their transition to Mahwah in the first quarter of 2011. Customers will also experience further performance benefits from the ongoing rollout of the company’s Universal Trading Platform, which will add the NYSE and NYSE Amex in early 2011.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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