Closer Look: The NYSE Basildon Data Centre

Over the last several years, NYSE Euronext has opened a series of data centers in major global financial hubs. These “liquidity hubs” provide the infrastructure for the NYSE to handle the huge growth in demand for colocation for low-latency trading, which has surged as trading activity has shifted to electronic exchanges. In this video, NYSE Technologies provides an overview of the operations at its liquidity center in Basildon, England. The facility will provide access to the NYSE Euronext cash equities market, as well as to NYSE LIFFE, NYSE Arca Europe and Smartpool. It will also provide 70,000 square feet of compute space in a 315,000-square-foot building on a 16-acre site 33 miles from central London. The video runs 2 minutes.

For more on NYSE Euronext’s liquidity centers, see our coverage of the NYSE data center in Mahwah, N.J. For additional video, check out our DCK video archive and the Data Center Videos channel on YouTube.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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