Highlights / Key Facts
- Strategically located in downtown
Toronto, Equinix's Torontodata center campus offers Omega the advantage of close proximity to major financial exchanges, as well as liquidity providers and institutional investors who are increasingly adopting cross-asset trading execution strategies. Close proximity to financial firms combined with access to the broadest choice of networks, enables Omega to deliver consistent low latency to its customers in Canada.
- Alternative Trading Systems (ATS) serves members such as IIROC, OmegaATS and Lynx ATS and provides the Canadian marketplace with fast, price/time priority trading platform where customers will be able to trade at or better than the CBBO (Canadian Best Bid and Offer) at competitive commission rates. Omega currently has an access node in
Equinix'sTR1 IBX data center and will be deploying their secondary node in TR2 in Q3 2016. Equinixprovides a neutral meeting place for the world's leading financial market participants, including trading venues, buy- and sell-side firms, market data providers, technology providers and financial networks. Equinixdata centers provide colocation for over 875 financial services customers who include over 175 exchange and trading venue deployments around the globe. The expansion by OmegaATS further enhances Equinix'sglobal electronic trading ecosystem, providing the interconnection options that companies need to meet business demands.
- Located at the
Equinixcampus in downtown Toronto, Canada,TR2 serves the financial, media and enterprise companies. The new facility offers premium colocation services and is designed to meet enterprises' need for larger footprints and data-intensive applications deployed closer to the edge.
Raymond Tung, chief operating officer, Omega Securities Inc.:
"The Equinix Toronto campus was a strategic choice for Omega, as it is home to a growing ecosystem of financial services firms, including several of our existing customers and partners. By extending our matching engine here, we can easily interconnect with these businesses in a fast and reliable way and leverage
Equinix'sextensive expertise in the financial sector." Stewart Orrell, senior director, Enterprise Marketing, Equinix:
"We continue to see strong momentum with our electronic trading clients, as they seek to tap into new markets and asset classes.
Omega Securities Inc.is a locally recognized brand and adds to the strength of our financial services offering in Toronto, as we provide a platform for our clients to expand their business there."
- Equinix Expands in
Torontoto Serve Growing Demand for Interconnection [Press release]
- Equinix Sees Uptick in Globally Deployed Financial Services Customers Spanning Multiple Asset Classes [press release]
- Equinix Sees Continued Interest in Secaucus Data Centers [blog]
Forward Looking Statements
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