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Financial Cloud to be Powered by Massive NYSE Fortress Datacenter

Rich Miller from Datacenter Knowledge visits the 4000 sq. ft. NYSE Euronext datacenter in New Jersey. Known as the Fortress, the datacenter reportedly the financial industry’s most robust cloud facility.

“NYSE Technologies’ cutting edge network is a key selling point for its colocation and cloud computing customers. In seeking to create one of the world’s fastest low-latency network, NYSE Technologies worked closely with networking vendors, including Juniper Networks. By collapsing the multiple switching layers present in traditional network architectures, the NYSE Euronext network design requires fewer devices and interconnections, leading to improved efficiencies in space, power, cooling and management.

“Performance is key,” Rubinow said. “We wanted to know exactly how long it took to get (data) through their equipment. The other issue is how quickly it can scale. We have to scale it in a flexible fashion.”

Check out this 60 Minutes segment for a video tour, or read the Full Story.

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