Savvis to Provide Low Latency Access to ICAP's EBS and BrokerTec Trading PlatformsBy Savvis Inc., PRNE
Monday, November 1, 2010
Further Enhances Connectivity Options for Ecosystem of Financial Services Participants in Savvis Data Centers
ST. LOUIS, November 2, 2010 - Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and
hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that it has reached an
agreement with global interdealer broker ICAP to provide Savvis' clients who
are also authorized traders of EBS and BrokerTec with ultra-low latency
direct access to the EBS foreign exchange (FX) and BrokerTec fixed-income
trading platforms via ICAP's premium i-Cross colocation service.
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The EBS platform provides access to global markets for more than 2,800
spot FX, precious metals and non-deliverable forwards traders in over 50
countries around the world. BrokerTec is a leading electronic trading
platform for fixed-income markets including U.S. Treasuries, European
government bonds and U.S. and E.U. repos, providing innovative trading
technology solutions across a wide range of products.
The premium i-Cross colocation solution for spot FX traders enables low
latency, high-speed trading and market data connections to the EBS platform
in New York, London and Tokyo. i-Cross provides these same colocation
solutions for traders on the BrokerTec platform in North America.
Savvis operates 31 data centers globally. Initially, ICAP access points
will be available to firms located in Savvis' Weehawken, N.J., and Slough,
U.K., data centers, with possible new locations in future.
"Providing access to the EBS and BrokerTec trading platforms further
enhances the connectivity options for the ecosystem of financial services
participants in Savvis' data centers," said Varghese Thomas, global head of
financial services for Savvis.
For more information about connecting to the EBS or BrokerTec trading
platforms through Savvis, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS) is a global leader in cloud infrastructure
and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. More than 2,500 unique clients,
including 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to
reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest
advances in cloud computing. For more information, please visit
Media: Justin Lopinot, +1-314-628-7053, justin.lopinot at savvis.net, or Investors: Peggy Reilly Tharp, +1-314-628-7491, peggy.tharp at savvis.net
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