18 April, 2008
IXEurope represents the datacentre industry at equity trading event
IXEurope has announced its participation as a sponsor at the 7th Institutional Equity Trading & Technology Summit to be held 24 - 27 April at Le Palais des Congr�s, Paris
IXEurope, Europe's specialist datacentre services company, has announced its participation as a sponsor at the 7th Institutional Equity Trading & Technology Summit to be held 24 - 27 April at Le Palais des Congr�s, Paris.
TradeTech 2007 is the most important meeting of the equity trading community calendar. The event is Europe's leading industry forum dedicated to high-level discussion on the major challenges facing the equity trading market, with a particular focus on the rapid development of trading technology and constantly evolving market structures.
IXEurope will showcase its award winning datacentre services and its IXFX™ (IXEurope Internet Exchange) proximity trading service. It provides a highly resilient and convenient platform for equity traders and financial exchanges to co-locate their trading applications in close proximity of each other, which enables them to increase transaction speeds by significantly reducing network latency.
“We have a presence in all of Europe's key financial markets and we are looking forward to presenting our solution to equity trading firms at this event,” comments Guy Willner, CEO at IXEurope.
"With a requirement for technology to support more sophisticated trading strategies and flexible low latency capabilities, IXEurope is able to provide direct access to electronic trading platforms. In the four months following the launch of the IXFX™ proximity trading service over a dozen high profile trading groups contracted with IXEurope and this success continues.”
IXEurope is one of Europe's fastest growing providers of datacentre services. Its principal activities include primary datacentre services, hosting infrastructure and business continuity solutions.
IXEurope works with enterprise and internet customers to provide resilient datacentre infrastructure to house their IT systems far more cost-effectively than through in-house provision. The benefits include optimised IT performance, improved systems availability and reduced corporate risk through improved regulatory compliance. By continually focusing on quality, IXEurope also gives clients exceptional service levels and on-site access to a high level of technical expertise.
With award winning datacentre facilities in key European cities, broad technology expertise and a proven track record, IXEurope provides solutions that give customers the confidence that their operations are protected. The Company has over 450 customers in the enterprise, internet and networking markets including Merrill Lynch, Deutsche B�rse Systems AG, Network Rail and France Telecom.
Founded in 1998, IXEurope was listed on the London Stock Exchange in April 2006.
For more information please visit the website at www.ixeurope.com
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix services; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of IXEurope into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; the results of any litigation relating to past stock option grants and practices; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see Equinix's recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.
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