New York, April 24, 2013 - NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, today announced that it was named 'Best Data Center Provider to the Sell Side' by Waters Technology. The award was presented at the Waters Technology, Sell Side Technology Awards, event which was held on April 23, 2013.
In 2010, NYSE Euronext completed the construction of two highly-scalable, state-of-the-art data centers, in the U.S. and Europe. These flagship facilities of the NYSE Technologies Global Liquidity Center Network anchor a collection of key liquidity hubs in: Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore with additional centers planned for Latin America and Asia in 2013. NYSE Technologies Liquidity Centers offer best-in-class hosted trading infrastructure solutions allowing firms to meet their trading demands while minimizing capital and operating expenses, implementation and operational risk as well as opportunity cost.
"We're pleased to name NYSE Technologies as the recipient of the 'Best Data Center Provider to the Sell Side' category in the inaugural Sell-Side Technology Awards," said Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Waters magazine. "For this category, we were looking for a blend of cutting-edge technology, robustness, reliability and market-leading hosting services, criteria where NYSE Technologies data centers excelled, offering market participants the most flexible trading and hosting solutions, globally."
"Being named best data center provider to the sell side is a great accolade for NYSE Technologies and a testament to the evolution of our data center offerings, from traditional exchange colocation to a wider array of hosting services for the financial community. Operating world-class data centers sits at the heart of our technology strategy and ability to offer customer-centric services to facilitate community growth is key to us," said Ian Jack, Vice President, Infrastructure for NYSE Technologies. "Thank you to Waters Technology for this honor and to all of our customers for their continued support and feedback."
Waters Technology performed a lengthy due diligence process in finalizing the Sell Side awards including the assessment of operational resilience, including disaster recovery and redundancy, co-location and proximity hosting services, in addition to environmental considerations.
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About NYSE Technologies
A division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), NYSE Technologies provides broadly accessible, comprehensive connectivity and transaction capabilities, data and infrastructure services, and managed solutions for a range of customers requiring next-generation performance and expertise for mission critical and value-added trading services. NYSE Technologies offers a diverse array of products, services and solutions to: the Buy Side, including order routing, liquidity discovery and access to a community of over 630 Broker-Dealers and execution destinations globally; the Sell Side, including high performance, end-to-end messaging software and innovative market data products delivered on the world's largest, most reliable financial transaction network; and Market Venues and Exchanges, including multi-asset exchange platform services, managed services and expert consultancy. With offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, NYSE Technologies offers advanced integrated solutions for the global capital markets community, earning the ability to power trading operations for many of the world's best financial institutions and exchanges. For additional information visit: nyse.com/technologies.