Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 16 - Page 8


Colt adds seven mainland China exchanges to its market data services portfolio

Colt has announced the expansion of its portfolio of market data services to incorporate mainland China .

This new and unique proposition make Colt the only comprehensive provider of market data coverage for stock , futures and commodity exchanges across the country .
Now , customers can access market data services , available directly from within Hong Kong Stock Exchange ’ s ( HKEX ) colocation facility , for the Shanghai Stock Exchange ( SSE ), Shenzhen Stock Exchange ( SZSE ), China Financial Futures Exchange ( CFFEX ) and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange ( ZCE ).
“ Colt ’ s stable , reliable and low latency connectivity has been trusted and certified by its financial customers for over 20 years ,” said Masato Hoshino , Head of Asia and Representative Director and President at Colt . “ The ability to subscribe to these exchange data feeds in a secure , fast and reliable manner is critical to their trading needs .”
As a licensed market data provider , Colt offers raw and normalised feeds at consistently low latencies , even during periods of volatility . Different methods of delivery are also available : customers collocated at the market venues themselves can consume data feeds directly ; away consumption is also available through Colt ’ s extensive global network and Colt PrizmNet financial extranet with deterministic latency and resilience built-in . Both guarantee efficient and reliable market data delivery .

Equinix completes acquisition of two data centers in India easily adopting hybrid multi-cloud architectures and interconnecting with more than 350 international brands and local companies in India .

Equinix India will be led by Managing Director Manoj Paul , a veteran with more than two decades of experience .

Equinix has completed the acquisition of the India operations of GPX Global

Systems as part of its expansion in the country . expanding internationally and for multinational corporations pursuing growth and innovation in the Indian market .
He said : “ Extending Platform Equinix to India with the addition of two worldclass , highly interconnected data centers provides a platform for additional expansion across the country , and I am excited about the opportunities ahead for Equinix .
The US $ 161 million all-cash transaction includes a fiber-connected campus in Mumbai with two data centers .
Equinix ’ s expansion into India will unlock opportunities for Indian businesses
With the upcoming 5G rollout in the country , companies can get ahead in the digital era with Equinix and benefit from the ability to accelerate their evolution from traditional to digital businesses by rapidly digitizing and scaling their infrastructure ,
“ With the global footprint of Equinix and the industry ’ s largest ecosystem , we are well-positioned to be a critical part as well as a driving force of the digital revolution in India , helping businesses to leap forward domestically and globally .”
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