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RTS Expands Operations At Equinix Data Centers With New Deployments In Chicago And New York

November 11
19:09 2008

Web Hosting NewsChicago, IL – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, and RTS Realtime Systems, a leading trading solutions provider, today announced that RTS has expanded operations to the Equinix Chicago-3 (CH3) International Business Exchange (IBX®) data center in Elk Grove Village, IL and the Equinix New York-4 (NY4) IBX in Secaucus, NJ.

The addition of capacity builds upon RTS’ current deployment at Equinix’s CH1 and CH2 centers and adds to RTS’ state-of-the-art low latency Direct Market Access (DMA) to U.S., European and Asian marketplaces. It will enable high-frequency traders to further reduce latency and increase speed by placing their applications close to the leading exchanges already operating at Equinix. Additionally, companies participating in the proximity trading communities of capital market participants aggregated within Equinix’s CH3 and NY4 centers will benefit by directly accessing RTS’ services.

RTS offers low latency market access via its global datacenters in the U.S., Europe and Asia to more than 40 equities, options and futures markets around the world.

“From companies providing buy-side routing order flows and sell-side broker or exchange routing and execution orders, to technology solutions providers, Equinix provides a scalable and reliable data center and connectivity infrastructure to support proximity trading businesses,” said John Knuff, director of business development for Equinix. “RTS is a leader in providing hosted high-frequency DMA trading services, and they are a valuable participant within this financial trading ecosystem.”

“We are pleased to be able to build further on our growing data center offering with the new expansions into additional Equinix facilities,” said Steffen Gemuenden, RTS Chairman and CEO.

About RTS Realtime Systems Group
RTS is a leading trading solutions provider with offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, and distribution partners in Greece, India, Italy, Japan and Taiwan. Founded in 1992, RTS is a pioneer in the design and creation of high performance, functionally rich, multi-asset electronic trading software, with thousands of user connections to nearly 100 exchanges. For more information, please visit

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix’s insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 41 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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