Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Advantage Futures Announces New Equinix Frankfurt Data Center

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Advantage Futures Announces New Equinix Frankfurt Data Center

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 IL-Advantage-Futures

CHICAGO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Advantage Futures, the premier futures
brokerage firm, today announced its new server hosting data center at Equinix
in Frankfurt, Germany. Joseph Guinan, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Advantage
Futures, made the announcement.

Advantage Futures is pleased to now offer their Equinix Frankfurt data
center, in addition to their current server hosting data centers located in
Chicago and Houston. This new data center provides clients with a quick direct
connection to the Eurex exchange. Our state-of-the-art data center offers
technologically advanced network equipment and security devices. It also
includes wide bandwidth connections from Chicago to Frankfurt and high
bandwidth internet access providing customers the ability to connect via a
secure Cisco VPN client or a secure VPN tunnel. The Frankfurt data center
incorporates a redundant Trading Technologies server environment, and hosts
access to the CME Group and ICE Exchanges as well. All of this is backed by
24-hour security and support.

"The Advantage Futures new state-of-the-art data center will offer
Advantage Futures clients a faster connection to Eurex," said Tom Guinan,
Chief Information Officer, Advantage Futures. "This new facility is a
continuation of the Advantage Futures commitment to providing our clients with
every edge possible. Our new data center offers colocation, internet access
and direct network access to Eurex and several other exchanges."

About Advantage Futures

Advantage Futures is a premier futures brokerage firm for professional,
institutional, and active individual traders with best-in-class clearing and
execution services provided with high-quality client service and
technologically efficient solutions. We provide clients with a superior
technology infrastructure, redundant exchange connectivity and 24-hour
technology support. Our multimillion dollar investment in state-of-the art
equipment provides our clients with extremely fast trading delta times while
ensuring reliability and security. Advantage Futures technology investment
also includes server hosting facilities, robust exchange connectivity, and
fully redundant back office and accounting systems. We support trading on
almost all domestic and foreign exchanges either through our direct clearing
memberships or through various correspondent broker relationships. Our
management team has extraordinary industry experience and a strong reputation
for integrity. Advantage Futures has processed over one billion contracts
since its inception in June 2003. For more information, call Advantage Futures
at 312-756-6300 or visit http://www.advantagefutures.com.

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