NexGen Networks Expands into Equinix Datacenter in Toronto, Canada

NexGen Networks, a global provider of high-speed fiber-optic services, has announced the company’s expansion into the Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Toronto, TR2.

equinix colocation cloud platformThe new addition would provide NexGen clients with greater connectivity to some of the most important financial network and cloud services providers in Canada.

“Toronto has ascended to the top ten of the Global Financial Centres Index, and the Equinix facility boasts a dense colocation of financial services, exchanges, and enterprises,” said Edward Lawson, SVP of Business Development at NexGen Networks. “NexGen’s expansion in Equinix Toronto therefore creates tremendous opportunities for high-speed, scalable, and reliable industry cross-connections for our clients, ultimately making the time to market connectivity almost trivial.”

Toronto is one of the largest financial, networking, and cloud computing hubs in the world and continues to be a critical NexGen Point of Presence. NexGen’s new PoP at the Equinix TR2 data center facility provides direct access to the Equinix trading ecosystem in Canada, including the primary matching engines for Nasdaq, Omega and the Canadian Securities Exchange.

In addition, the adjacent Equinix TR1 data center houses the TORIX Internet Exchange, a major peering and Internet exchange point for the Asia-Pacific region with connections to the Japan’s two largest financial exchanges – the Tokyo Futures Exchange (TFX) and the Tokyo Commodities Exchange (TOCOM).