Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has integrated its Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI®) and 7ticks network and hosting businesses into a combined best-of-breed offering called Connectivity, a financial transaction network and foundation infrastructure for ICE Data Services businesses.
A key part of the Connectivity portfolio is the roll-out of SFTI Wireless, provided by Anova Technologies, which offers the fastest connectivity for market data and order flow between ICE’s Mahwah Data Center and the co-location facilities in Carteret and Secaucus, New Jersey.
ICE Data Services’ Connectivity offers customers unparalleled connectivity solutions to access markets and data. It offers highly secure, resilient and low latency network options, global co-location services, the SFTI Direct Market Access (DMA) network of over 150 venues, and 600 market data & news feeds. In addition, it provides access to 450 normalized real-time data feeds through the ICE Data Consolidated Feed.
“Our expanded connectivity services build on our secure, resilient and private SFTI network together with the 7ticks low-latency network to offer market participants flexible solutions to meet their needs,” said Lynn Martin, President and COO of ICE Data Services. “We’re delivering an innovative and comprehensive service for our customers to connect to over 150 global markets and content service providers including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE’s global markets, alternative trading systems, clearing and settlement services, and market data vendors. Connectivity provides an all-in-one solution across networking, co-location, and market data and direct execution needs.”
ICE’s Continuous Evaluated Pricing (CEP) has also been added to the SFTI network, providing streaming and end-of-day evaluated pricing for 2.7 million securities, including hard-to-value and thinly-traded securities, complex derivatives and reference data on over 10 million instruments.