Deutsche Boerse selects Juniper to power trading and securities network

Source: Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that Deutsche Boerse Group has selected Juniper Networks to power its new trading and market data connectivity service for the Eurex derivatives and Xetra cash markets.

Juniper is working with Deutsche Boerse Group to enable high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet connections for hyper-competitve trading through its co-location centers in Frankfurt, Germany. The new Juniper Networks QFX3500 infrastructure brings ultra-low latency technology for exponential improvements in speed, scale and efficiency removing legacy barriers to vastly improve trading agility for Deutsche Boerse customers.The current QFX3500 deployment also underlines Deutsche Boerse's alignment with Juniper's 3-2-1 data center strategy and vision.

"With the continued increase in electronic trading pushing networks to capacity, we needed a reliable, high-performance network for co-location customers seeking new speed advantages in this competitive market," said Dr. Christian Leis, director and head of section networks, Deutsche Boerse AG. "Juniper's QFX3500 switches will immediately enable us to significantly shorten the network runtime of co-location clients on the Eurex derivatives and Xetra cash markets. In our business, speed is critical to success."

Deutsche Boerse Group chose to deploy Juniper QFX3500 Switches after a stringent evaluation process that included extensive on-site verification testing. Offering maximum performance with extremely low jitter, the QFX3500 switches demonstrated record low latency for both multicast and unicast traffic. In addition, the QFX3500 deployment made an impact with its Layer 2 and Layer 3 feature richness, resiliency and flawless latency during testing, making this product solution an ideal choice for Deutsche Boerse's new co-location services.

"To support the fast-paced action of international financial markets, data centers and co-location centers need a network that is adaptable, easy to operate, secure, and designed to best accommodate today's performance demands for traders at an exchange," said Stefan Dyckerhoff, executive vice president of the Platform Systems Division, Juniper Networks. "Juniper's data center switching architecture provides Deutsche Boerse Group with a versatile network that can handle the most demanding performance requirements." 

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