Highlights / Key Facts
Equinix'sflagship UKdata centers were built to meet the escalating demand for interconnected global financial markets. As one of the UK'sfastest-growing data center campuses, available capacity was significantly expanded following the recent opening of the $79 million Londondata center, LD6. Equinix'sLondon Slough campus has broad appeal as an electronic trading center, with a quarter of European equities trades originating at the site. The campus houses over 200+ financial services firms and provides Europe'slargest FX electronic trading ecosystem.
- The Equinix Secaucus campus is home to the largest collection of multi-asset exchanges and trading platforms, top market data vendors, a myriad of service providers, and hundreds of buy-side and sell-side firms in the
Americas. Roughly two-thirds of all electronic transactions in the Equities, Derivatives, and Foreign Exchange markets occur in the Equinix Secaucus campus, making it the single largest trading venue in the world. The Hibernia Express Cable will enable low latency trading and growth of the finance community between both locations.
- The Hibernia Express Cable is the first new generation transatlantic cable system deployed in over 12 years, allowing for faster and more secure network connectivity solutions. Hibernia Express represents a new industry standard in low latency, high capacity services, connecting the major financial and commercial centers in
North Americaand Europe.
- The Hibernia Express Cable is optimized for speed and latency performance. The ultra-low latency fiber pair on the cable system is designed with Corning EX2000 pure silica core fiber to achieve the sub-58.95ms transatlantic latency. Hibernia Express utilizes the most advanced DWDM technology, enabling 100Gbps service with 200Gbps service available on the
Dublinto Londonroute. The system is potentially upgradable to 400Gbps and beyond, offering a future-proofed optical transport solution.
Joe Hilt, senior vice president, North American Sales, Hibernia Networks:
"Hibernia Express is the first new generation transatlantic cable system, reducing latency by more than five milliseconds and providing three times the capacity of existing cables. Hibernia Express has been engineered to meet customer demand for fast, high capacity international connectivity solutions to enable split-second financial transactions and efficient access to media rich content and cloud applications."
Jim Poole, vice president, Global Service Providers, Equinix:
Equinixremains committed to providing fast, secure and interconnected routes between the world's most significant financial centers. This new transatlantic connectivity gives Equinixcustomers further opportunities to driving business advantage in today's global economy."
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