Wednesday, June 27, 2012
>>SUMMIT, N.J. & DUBLIN, Jun 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Key Points:
--Hibernia's low latency financial network extended using Equinix Tokyo data center
--Offers financial firms secure, low latency access in the center of global financial trading activity
--Hibernia extends its global Ethernet service into Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong
Hibernia Atlantic, a provider of global capacity services, announces today the expansion of Hibernia's Global Express Platform into the Equinix TY2 Tokyo International Business Exchange(TM) (IBX(R)) data center. This extends Hibernia's low latency network from other key Equinix locations such as Chicago, Secaucus, and Slough, offering Hibernia's clients, including exchanges, banks, execution venues, hedge funds and market data providers, ultra low latency trading between Tokyo and other key cities.
"Equinix is an integral part of the financial services marketplace with a presence across the top 16 financial markets worldwide," states Joseph Hilt, Senior Vice President of Financial Services for Hibernia Atlantic. "By connecting our secure, diverse low latency network into Equinix's premium facility, we can further ensure our customers are in the center of global financial trading activity."
Platform Equinix(TM) provides secure, carrier-neutral data centers across 38 markets worldwide. Equinix's TY2 facility is strategically located to accommodate demand for bandwidth and high capacity connectivity throughout the region. In the Asia-Pacific region, Equinix currently operates data centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo, and recently announced it is expanding into Shanghai.
"We are pleased that Hibernia has chosen Equinix's TY2 data center to expand into the Asia-Pacific region," comments John Knuff, General Manager, Global Financial Services at Equinix. "Hibernia Atlantic has been part of Equinix's well-established, global financial ecosystem and now our financial customers in Japan will be able to connect quickly to Hibernia's Global Express Platform that offers fast and secure connectivity to major financial centers around the world."
Hibernia Atlantic recently expanded into Asia Pac-Rim, connecting its high capacity, secure network across the Pacific Ocean. Now Asian financial companies can quickly access other key financial routes, such as Chicago to Tokyo and Tokyo to London.
Built upon over 24,000 kilometers of submarine and terrestrial fiber network, Hibernia Atlantic provides simplified global reach to key cities throughout North America, UK, mainland Europe and Asia. Hibernia offers rapid installation to over 60 global exchanges and low latency entry points plus 120 international carrier telecom facilities.