Equinix Plugs Into Even Lower Latency


Lexent Metro Connect has completed an “ultra low latency” dark fiber connection between two Equinix data centers in Secaucus, New Jersey and major carrier hotels in Manhattan, providing even faster connections for Equinix’ growing high-speed trading ecosystem. Read More

SEC Scrutinizing Proximity Colo Business

The Securities & Exchange Commission wants to learn more about colocation services providing low-latency access to financial exchanges for high-frequency trading, commissioner Mary Schapiro said this week. The agency says it will seek public comment about whether colo deals offering close proximity to exchanges provide an unfair advantage to traders.… Read More

With Strong Sales, Phoenix ONE Expands


i/o Data Centers said today that the 180,000 square foot first phase of its Phoenix ONE data center, which opened in June, is “quickly reaching full occupancy.” The company said it has begun construction on phase two of the massive facility. Read More