In March, first bits will start flowing between the NYSE Euronext data center in Mahwah, New Jersey, and other sites over infrastructure operated by providers other than NYSE itself.
New Jersey-based Hudson Fiber Network has beat others to completing a network route connecting the Mahwah site to four others in the state – each of them hosting major-exchange infrastructure. On 1 March, HFN will start providing customers with connectivity to and from the massive NYSE facility, HFN president Brett Diamond said.
Other carriers have announced plans to extend infrastructure to the Mahwah data center, including Sidera and Lightower Fiber Networks, but HFN was first to complete its build, according to Diamond. He says all the infrastructure has been ready to go, and the company has been waiting for NYSE’s official launch date to turn up its customers on the route.
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