Interxion Holding NV, (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Infront, a leading provider of real-time market data and electronic trading solutions, has chosen to house its solutions at Interxion's Stockholm data centre and City of London data centre, in order to provide its financial customers with faster connectivity to exchanges and key liquidity venues.
Infront provides market data, an advanced information and trading terminal, customizable mobile applications and electronic trading solutions to Europe's leading financial firms. The company has over 9,000 customers in Europe spanning from large financial institutions to private investors. With Infront's business proposition, speed and connectivity are key parameters in order to deliver a premium service to customers.
"Interxion provides a unique hub for the financial sector in both Stockholm and London, and it is business critical for us to be in close proximity to the exchanges as well as to the financial community", says Kristian Nesbak, Chief Executive Officer at Infront. "Interxion's coverage across all the key financial centres of Europe is also an important factor for choosing to host our services at Interxion's premises, as with Interxion, we can expand our business across Europe."
Leading Nordic Exchange Burgundy, a long time customer of Interxion, is looking positively at the new collaboration with Infront: "Access and time to information are key parameters in order to deliver our service to our customers", commented Olof Neiglick, CEO at the Nordic exchange Burgundy. Interxion's proposition to the financial community is a key reason for why we have chosen to partner with them. Their collaboration with Infront further strengthens Interxion's position as a liquidity centre in Stockholm."
"The fact that we are based in all of Europe's key financial hubs, offer access to over 400 carriers and have a truly diverse financial community makes Interxion an ideal environment for financial firms such as Infront to house their business critical applications," said Peder Bank, Managing Director at Interxion in the Nordics. "This deal further reinforces Interxion's commitment to the financial services market and continues to position us as a key liquidity centre within Europe."