Interxion to provide BATS Chi-X Europe connectivity
First Published 24th April 2012
BATS Chi-X Europe connectivity available from Interxion
Paul O'Donnell, Chief Operating Officer, BATS and Chi-X
"Our decision to open an access point at Interxion's City of London data centre is based on its central location and accessibility."
Interxion, the European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has announced that BATS Chi-X Europe is providing an access point at Interxion's City of London data centre to facilitate capital market participants to connect to European liquidity venue's primary and secondary sites.
The access point at Interxion aims to reduce the costs and complexity of connectivity to BATS Europe for market participants located at the Interxion data centre and offer advantages to those market participants located elsewhere in the City of London. In addition, the site intends to offer an effective location for disaster recovery (DR) purposes. Market participants located at Interxion can cross-connect to the access point, allowing them to route their orders to the BATS Chi-X Europe and pick up the market data feeds.
Paul O'Donnell, chief operating officer at BATS Chi-X Europe, commented, "We're committed to increasing value to BATS Chi-X Europe trading participants and providing them the ability to choose the connectivity option that best suits their needs. Our decision to open an access point at Interxion's City of London data centre is based on its central location and accessibility to a large number of market participants."
Greg McCulloch, UK Managing Director at Interxion, added, "We're delighted to announce the opening of the access point to BATS Chi-X Europe at Interxion. The fact that they have chosen Interxion further reflects our position as a leading provider of Colocation and proximity hosting services to the capital markets industry. Market participants can now benefit from easy, cost-effective access to this leading European liquidity venue from our City of London data centre.