Getting Connected


Direct Connect

A direct connection is a physical connectivity solution permitting a customer to connect directly to the exchange from leased space within the same data center or by delivering a circuit to an exchange designated location.


  • Trading Front-end (UI)
  • Order Entry Gateway (FIX API)
  • Real-time Market Data

Equinix NY4 Data Center

  • Production

Equinix CH1 Data Center

  • Disaster Recovery
  • User Acceptance Test

Site-to-Site Internet VPN

A VPN connection is an encrypted and secure site-to-site virtual private network tunnel over the Internet. Monthly Recurring Cost is assessed on a per VPN tunnel basis.


Production/Disaster Recovery

  • Trading Front-end (UI)
  • Order Entry Gateway (FIX API)
  • Real-time Market Data

User Acceptance Test

  • Trading Front-end (UI)
  • Order Entry Gateway (FIX API)
  • Real-time Market Data

Other Service Providers

Connectivity may be gained via any exchange approved extranet service provider or independent software vendor.


Extranet Service Providers

CenturyLink
Pico
SFTI®


Independent Software Vendors

FFastFill
Interactive Brokers LLC