Interxion to house Activ's ticker plant

First Published 9th September 2010

Activ Financial expands offering with low latency market data access and delivery at Interxion City of London data centre

Frank Piasecki, president, ACTIV Financial: "Combining Interxion's prime City of London location and proximity to the markets with ACTIV's ultra low-latency market data solutions means we can offer customers fast, cost-effective access to global market data."

Interxion, the European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has announced that ACTIV Financial, the provider of fully managed low-latency market data solutions, is to house its ticker plant and aggregated market data feeds at Interxion's City of London data centre.

The colocation aims to provide existing and new customers in Interxion's financial hub with immediate access to ACTIV's suite of market data solutions, including ACTIVFeed, ACTIVFeed Direct and ACTIV MPU, hardware accelerated market data systems. Market participants at Interxion can cross-connect into the ticker plant and leverage ACTIV's low-latency market data to feed their high performance trading operations.

"Legacy market data systems simply cannot offer the speed and flexibility traders require to keep pace with today's exploding data volumes and market volatility," said Frank Piasecki, president of ACTIV Financial. "Combining Interxion's prime City of London location and proximity to the markets with ACTIV's ultra low-latency market data solutions means we can offer customers fast, cost-effective access to global market data, helping them maximize their trading operations."

Kevin Dean, CMO of Interxion added, "Market participants at Interxion benefit from the choice and flexibility provided by approximately 40 network providers at our facility, offering low latency connectivity options to the major liquidity venues. Combined with the availability of a wide range of value-added services offered by the financial community located in our data centres, Interxion has become the location of choice for many London-based market participants. We are delighted that ACTIV Financial has selected Interxion as the City of London hub for its ticker plant and aggregated market data feeds, allowing our customers to benefit from its best-in-class market data solutions."

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