NexGen Networks to Provide Connectivity for International Securities Exchange (ISE)

NexGen Networks to Provide Connectivity to International Securities Exchange (ISE)

NEW YORK, NY. – November 22 2013 — NexGen Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced that International Securities Exchange (ISE), operator of two innovative U.S. options exchanges, has signed a long-term agreement that will allow NexGen Networks to co-locate in ISE’s new data center dedicated to its disaster recovery operations. As part of the agreement, ISE has selected NexGen Networks as a premier provider of connectivity into their enterprise data center, allowing their customers to leverage NexGen’s full suite of versatile, ultra-high-speed services.

“We are pleased that we will be able to continue our existing relationship by offering expanded services that will meet the new requirements associated with connecting to ISE’s new disaster recovery site,” said Edward Lawson, Senior Vice President of Business Development. “NexGen Networks will provide ISE and their customers with a full suite of managed network services. With our speed to market and commitment to service, ISE customers will have access to NexGen’s global POP presence and superior customer service, along with fast and efficient access for their subscribers.”

“In transitioning our member firms to a new disaster recovery site, it was critically important to identify connectivity providers that would offer superior connectivity capabilities and customer service,” said Rob Cornish, Chief Technology Officer of ISE. “By selecting NexGen as a preferred vendor, we look forward to providing high-quality service that will support our objective of maintaining a robust, secure disaster recovery site.”

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 continues to maintain a superior standard of customer service and support

About ISE

The International Securities Exchange (ISE) operates two U.S. options exchanges, ISE and ISE Gemini and delivers a superior trading experience to its member firms through its patented market structure, industry-leading technology, unique functionality for trading complex orders, and award-winning customer service. In addition to the options business, ISE ETF Ventures provides its partners with a broad range of capabilities in index development, index licensing, and financing of exchange-traded products. ISE Market Data also offers a full suite of advanced real-time and historical data solutions. ISE’s wholly-owned subsidiary Longitude licenses its proprietary technology for event-driven applications in a diverse range of industries.

As a member of Eurex Group, ISE is combined with Eurex Exchange to form one of the largest transatlantic derivatives marketplaces, with daily trading volumes exceeding 9 million contracts across a growing range of asset classes. Eurex Group is owned by Deutsche Börse AG (Xetra: DB1) and comprised of Eurex Exchange, the International Securities Exchange, the European Energy Exchange, Eurex Clearing, Eurex Bonds and Eurex Repo.

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