Equinix Works With Nasdaq To Evolve Digital Infrastructure

REDWOOD CITY, California, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global digital infrastructure â„¢ company, today announced a multi-year partnership with Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) to scale the Equinix NY11 data center into Carteret, New Jersey to support the construction of the Nasdaq cloud infrastructure.

“Our partnership with Equinix is ​​a critical step in the transition to the Nasdaq cloud. This agreement will allow us to deliver ultra-low latency edge compute capabilities directly from our main data center to Carteret, New Jersey,” noted Tal Cohen, Executive Vice President, Head of North American Markets at Nasdaq. “Our goal with this hybrid infrastructure is to deliver new services and products to our customers with increased flexibility and low latency, including virtual connectivity services, market analysis, risk management tools and machine learning. “

For more than 13 years, the Nasdaq has relied on Platform Equinix® to support its large ecosystem of customers and suppliers across the globe, enabling low latency access for workflows that support the full lifecycle of transactions, including price discovery and analysis , in addition to other pre- and post-trade tools. The increased engagement with Equinix will bring Nasdaq closer to migrating its markets to the cloud.

Today, Equinix provides Nasdaq with a robust and interconnected platform and enables the direct and secure exchange of data between Nasdaq and its ecosystem partners. The deal will further enable Nasdaq to meet current and future infrastructure needs while accelerating its transformation to the cloud globally.

“The evolution of digital infrastructure in financial services has created immense opportunities for our clients to grow, evolve and transform,” said Jon lin, President of Equinix, Americas. “We are committed to the Nasdaq as it leverages our strong financial ecosystem to transform its industry over the next decade and beyond. “

Highlights / Main facts

  • The presence of critical cloud service providers and diverse ecosystems available on Platform Equinix® enables Nasdaq to connect with network providers, cloud partners and service providers, while minimizing time to market and total cost of ownership.
  • Current and future deployments of Nasdaq on Equinix International Business Exchange â„¢ (IBX®) data centers include Canada, United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with additional expansions planned over the next few years.
  • Equinix’s global footprint includes a presence in major global financial centers and has a strong investment history to support the growth of the e-commerce community. The company is home to the world’s largest multi-asset class electronic trading ecosystem, enabling market participants to trade in the equity, derivatives, commodities, forex and fixed income markets. Its financial ecosystem guarantees the security and reliability of risk management and regulatory compliance.

About Equinix
Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the global digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix gives today’s businesses access to all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate their advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, accelerate the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value.

About the Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services empowers clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities, visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @Nasdaq, or to www.Nasdaq.com.

Forward-looking statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the expectations discussed in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and building IBX data centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix products and solutions. , unforeseen costs or difficulties in integrating companies that we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; failure to collect significant revenue from customers in newly built or acquired data centers; failure to enter into any contemplated financing agreement from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or raise funds to repay new or outstanding debt; the loss or decline of the business of our major customers; risks relating to our taxation as a REIT; and other risks described from time to time in documents filed by Equinix with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see recent Equinix quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available on request from Equinix. Equinix assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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