NexGen Networks Launches Fiber Services for Chicago Board Options Exchange

NexGen Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, has announced the completion of a new fiber build to the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest options exchange and creator of listed options in the United States. The new infrastructure at the 400 S LaSalle Street datacenter will allow NexGen to provide its renowned high-capacity connectivity services to exchange customers and member firms.

"The clients who do business in the CBOE require an exceptionally high standard of connectivity services, and the strong demand for NexGen services demonstrates that customers trust in our ability to meet that standard,” says NexGen’s James Erickson. “We work continually and proactively to complete new fiber builds and upgrades to maintain our position as a top-tier service provider for financial firms in the region and around the world.”

CBOE is the first and largest options exchange in the US, boasting annual trading volume of nearly one billion contracts and offering options on over 2,200 companies, 22 stock indices, and 140 exchange-traded funds. CBOE continues to set the bar for options trading through product innovation, trading technology and investor education.

NexGen’s CBOE fiber services represent part of a larger effort to expand and enhance its network in critical centers of commerce around the world, extending its reach while maintaining a meticulous attentiveness to customer needs.

About NexGen Networks

NexGen Networks,, is the premier provider of tailored, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. NexGen Networks is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support that allows for unparalleled time to market connectivity. It offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Its fiber optic network leverages unique rights-of-way that deliver connectivity to the major metropolitan areas in North America, Europe and the Far East. While consistently building upon its private and public IP and Ethernet expertise and evolving its capabilities to continually meet the needs of its customers, large and small, it has continued to maintain a superior standard of customer service and support.

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