New York, London, Paris - 4 November, 2010 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced that with the migration of NYSE Liffe, it has completed the migration of its markets to its European data center in Basildon, Essex. The move means that the matching engines for all of NYSE Euronext’s markets in Europe are now consolidated in a state-of-the-art data center in Basildon, thirty miles east of London.
“We are very pleased to finish the migration of our European markets to our new state-of-the-art data center in Basildon,” said Dominique Cerutti, President and Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext. “The data centers in Basildon, UK and Mahwah, US, are the center-piece of our vision for the future of global markets. They offer our customers a unique combination of high-performance market access, financial technology solutions and market data services and show how we plan to innovate capital markets and empower traders worldwide.”
NYSE Euronext’s markets in the US continue to migrate to the new data center in Mahwah, New Jersey. Operations for the NYSE and NYSE Amex have already migrated successfully and NYSE Arca equities and both of NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex options, are due to complete their transfer in the first quarter of 2011.
The roll-out of the company’s Universal Trading Platform will also be completed next year.
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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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