OneChicago operates two trading platforms, a matching/reporting engine for Block and Block Roll trades called OCXdelta1, and a second traditional high speed low latency matching engine based on the CBOEdirect platform. Trading firms have multiple options in selecting physical connectivity methodology and providers.
OCXdelta1 is located in the Century Link NJ2 data center located on the east coast for primary and is located in the Equinix CH1 data center located in Chicago for disaster recovery. Firms can cross connect, use an extranet provider listed below or use a VPN.
Please contact OCX Operations at 312.424.8507 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Extranet service providers approved for providing connectivity to the OneChicago match engines are identified in the Network Connectivity document noted above. Extranet providers can provide market data, order entry or both. Please confirm that your chosen extranet provider is providing the services that you need.
Current Extranets are:
With direct network connections, firms must provide their own redundant network lines and routers at datacenter. VPN, cross connect or extranet must be used for access to the test network. The following vendors, among others, can facilitate direct connect access: