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NTT Communications and CME Group Collaborate on Ultra-Low Latency Gateway for Transpacific Financial Trading

October 12, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT Communications and CME Group Collaborate on Ultra-Low Latency Gateway for Transpacific Financial Trading 

Web HostingNEW YORK & CHICAGO – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced NTT Com will provide its ultra-low latency Arcstar solution for CME Group’s western Chicago suburb co-location data center which will allow CME Co-Location Services customers premier access to the Asian markets.

While a variety of factors including throughput, bandwidth and availability impact financial markets, ultra-low latency access is vital for the near instantaneous response rates necessary for applications such as high frequency trading (HFT). Network services providers must deliver predictable, consistent and high performance network access and collaborate with trading platforms that offer co-located data centers to improve market participants’ ability to execute and alter trading strategies in real-time. NTT Com’s solution will provide CME Co-Location Services customers an ultra-low latency gateway for transpacific financial trading that will meet the demands of HFT.

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Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Expands Chicago-Area Data Center to Meet Enterprise Demand for HD Power, Space and Cooling 

Webmaster ToolboxEnglewood, CO – To meet a growing need for data center space, power and cooling in the Chicagoland market, Latisys today announced an expansion to its Oak Brook, IL, data center campus that will include an additional 10,000 square feet of high density (HD) raised floor space and 2.5 megawatts of additional power. The newly commissioned space will be available to enterprise customers June 2011.

The expansion of space and power is the result of the 48,000+ square foot facility acquired in August 2010 adjacent to Latisys’ original 99,000 square foot Oak Brook data center. Commissioning an initial 10,000 square feet of HD datacenter space with 2.5 Megawatts of critical power at this second facility – in addition to the 12.5 Megawatts of available critical power at its original facility – uniquely positions Latisys in the Chicago market with available HD data center inventory for enterprise IT infrastructure requirements. The new facility will be on display and available for data center tours at Latisys’ Grand Opening event May 11th, 2011. Read more

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