TMCNet:  Equinix selected by MIAX for new options exchange trading platform

[December 21, 2012]

Equinix selected by MIAX for new options exchange trading platform

Dec 21, 2012 (M2 EQUITYBITES via COMTEX) -- Equinix Inc (Nasdaq:EQIX), an interconnection and data centre company, announced on Thursday that the MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) has selected Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres for its primary, backup and disaster recovery sites for its new options exchange trading platform.


Financial details of this selection were not disclosed.

MIAX, the newest US equity options exchange, successfully launched trading operations on 7 December 2012.

Equinix said that MIAX has leveraged its global financial ecosystem to provide instant access and rapid service provisioning for MIAX partner participants, enabling MIAX to capitalise on opportunities for growth in the financial services sector.

MIAX, located in four Equinix data centres including two in the New York campus, can now interconnect with potential customers and partners inside Platform Equinix.

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