DGAP-News: NASDAQ OMX Named Best Data Center Provider to the Sell Side

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NASDAQ OMX Named Best Data Center Provider to the Sell Side

21.04.2014 / 14:30


Water Magazine Sell-Side Technology Awards 2014 Selects NASDAQ OMX as 'Best
Data Center Provider to the Sell Side' 

NEW YORK, 2014-04-21 14:30 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) was recently named winner of 'Best Data Center
Provider to the Sell Side' by Waters Magazine's second annual Sell-Side
Technology Awards. NASDAQ OMX received the award for the NASDAQ OMX Data
Center, which provides market participants with access to the most liquid
electronic exchanges and over-the-counter platforms for trading in virtually
every access class. 

'It is an honor to be recognized for the NASDAQ OMX Data Center as we offer the
sell-side community a state-of-the-art facility and an unparalleled trading
experience for equities, derivatives and more asset classes as we grow our
footprint in the fixed income, currencies and commodities arena,' said Hans-Ole
Jochumsen, Executive Vice President of Global Market Services at NASDAQ OMX.
'I'm proud of our team which has developed an ecosystem that is not only
functionally complete but also demonstrates operational resiliency to maintain
continuous markets.' 

The award highlights the exchange group's Global Market Services business,
particularly the Access Services division, which provides sell-side customers
with fair access to exchange connectivity and co-location services, operational
resiliency through disaster recovery, redundancy and other critical market

The NASDAQ OMX Data Center is a leading liquidity center and one of the largest
trading hubs for market participants across the world. It hosts markets across
various asset classes and provides access to all major industry market data
feeds, multiple telecommunications providers and leading financial technology
and services. NASDAQ OMX's transparent approach to data center management and
its use of leading edge infrastructure, including an independent solution for
operational performance monitoring, offers an equal experience for all


NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology,
information and public company services across six continents. Through its
diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize
and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies
that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital
markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its
technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately
1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than
3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than
10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. 

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made
under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about
the NASDAQ OMX Data Center and NASDAQ OMX's other products and offerings. We
caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual
results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of
risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These
factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual
report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any
forward-looking statements. 


         CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX Media Contact:
         Robert Madden
         +1 (646) 441-5045 (office)
         +1 (347) 740-0191 (mobile)
News Source: NASDAQ OMX

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Language:    English                     
Company:     The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.  
             United States               
ISIN:        US6311031081                
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