Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS Deploys Its First Connectivity Point In Equinix's London LD4 Data Center

19/10/2012

Russia’s largest financial exchange, the Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS deploys its first connectivity point in Equinix’s London LD4 Data Center.

Moscow Exchange has selected Equinix’s London LD4 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center for the roll-out of its Point of Presence to give proximity to the Moscow Exchange infrastructure, which will provide customers with direct access to Moscow Exchange markets with optimized latency.

The Moscow Exchange Equinix LD4 Point of Presence will provide:

• Average expected round trip latency between Moscow Exchange location and connectivity point in London - 42 ms;
• Location in Europe’s leading multi-asset Financial Services Data Center – Equinix London LD4;
• Redundant connectivity through two independent telecom providers;
• FIX order routing;
• Multicast market data;
• Access to all Moscow Exchange markets including Equities, FX and Derivatives.

“We are extremely pleased to be extending the Moscow Exchange connectivity in Equinix’s London LD4 data center. It will offer our member firms and market data vendors new value add services and reduced costs enabling them to simplify their trading architecture, and demonstrates our continued commitment to expand our trading access services using industry standard protocols,” said Vahan Vardanian, CIO of Moscow Exchange.