Virtu Financial Selects DigiPlex to Host Low Latency Electronic Trading Technology

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Posted: October 13, 2021 at 12:27 am CDT|Update: 1 hour ago

STOCKHOLM, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Digiplex, the Nordic leader in scalable, sustainable and secure data centers, has attracted a leading financial company, Virtu Financial (NASDAQ: VIRT), to his Stockholm data center. Virtu uses cutting edge technology to provide liquidity to global markets and innovative and transparent trading solutions to its clients. Low latency connectivity, green credentials and the strength of the collocated ecosystem within the DigiPlex installation were all key to Virtu’s decision.

Virtu is a leading global financial services company that harnesses cutting-edge technology to deliver execution services, data, analytics and connectivity products to its clients and provide liquidity to global markets. Market structure expertise and technology are at the core of Virtu’s service to its customers and the company is introducing new hardware and updated algorithms to improve its offerings. A low latency, secure and robust digital infrastructure is essential to Virtu’s services, making the choice of colocation partner critical. Its decision to relocate to the DigiPlex site in Stockholm will further strengthen Virtu Financials’ already important activities in the Nordic region and through Europe.

Co-location with a strong financial ecosystem at the DigiPlex data center is essential to optimize Virtu’s intelligent order routing – a key benefit for Algos and Virtu’s Smart Order Routing customers. 100% sustainable electricity, ultra-low latency connection to a strong financial ecosystem and key exchanges, high levels of assurance in security, resilience and availability, were all factors in choosing DigiPlex as a long-term partner.

Commenting on the decision to switch to DigiPlex, David furlong, CEO and Chief Commercial Officer at Virtu Financial, noted; “The Nordic region has always been an important region for Virtu and our move to the DigiPlex data center cements our continued commitment to the region and our local partners. DigiPlex gives us exactly what we need to meet the challenges of trading on both primary exchanges and MTFs that are geographically distant from each other. ”

Fredrik jansson, CCO at DigiPlex noted; “We are honored to welcome Virtu to our data center and to the DigiPlex family of customers. Our goal is to help our customers meet the needs of their customers by providing the best possible digital infrastructure in the most environmentally sustainable way. -quality data center services will allow Virtu to continue to extend its industry leading products and services to its customers through Europe. ”

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About DigiPlex

DigiPlex designs, builds and operates sustainable and secure data centers in the Nordic countries with locations in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen. DigiPlex is carrier neutral and provides connectivity to all major cloud and network service providers. DigiPlex delivers best-in-class services with the highest possible uptime and is trusted by public and private customers, including security-sensitive organizations such as government and financial institutions with mission-critical applications. DigiPlex’s eight data centers are powered 100% from sustainable sources and the company has won several awards for its many energy efficiency innovations and sustainability initiatives. www.digiplex.com

About Virtu Financial, Inc.

Virtu is a leading global financial services company that leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver execution services and data, analytics and connectivity products to its clients and provide liquidity to global markets. Leveraging its global market-making expertise and infrastructure, Virtu provides a robust product suite comprising of execution, liquidity research, analytics and neutral multi-trader platforms for traders. brokers in workflow technology. Virtu’s product offerings allow clients to trade at hundreds of sites in over 50 countries and across multiple asset classes including global equities, ETFs, currencies, futures, fixed income and a myriad of other raw materials. In addition, Virtu’s integrated and multi-asset analytics platform provides a range of pre-, intra- and post-trade services, data products and compliance tools that clients rely on to invest, trade and manage risk in global markets. www.virtu.com

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