ITG hooks up to TMX co-lo facility

Source: ITG

TMX Datalinx™, TMX Group's information services division, today welcomed ITG Canada Corp. (ITG) to its recently completed co-location facility.

ITG and its broker-neutral crossing network, MATCH Now, have completed their technology migration into the expanded facility.

"Being chosen by ITG to host their Canadian infrastructure highlights our position as the premiere exchange co-location facility in Canada. All of the clients in our co-location community will benefit from the presence of ITG and MATCH Now technology assets," said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services. "Client demand for our co-location service remains strong and confirms the value we offer. We are now over 70% subscribed."

TMX Group recently completed the fourth phase of its co-location facility. The construction of this phase included making significant infrastructure upgrades and expanding the facility's physical security.

"By co-locating our trading and enterprise infrastructure with TMX Group we benefit from the high quality of their data centre, proximity to the TMX Group marketplaces and easy access to the many clients who are also present there," said Nick Thadaney, CEO of ITG Canada.

TMX also recently introduced several client service enhancements in co-location, including: site access has been extended to 24 hours a day, seven days per week; cross connection to a business Internet service is now available; an expanded and streamlined Standard Operating Procedures document has been published; and the number of maintenance windows for installation of cross connects and telecommunications circuits have been increased.

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