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NYSE Euronext Selects Solarflare’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet Products for its State-of-the-Art Data Centers in the US and UK


Leading global exchange group leverages Solarflare’s low-latency, high-performance 10GbE server adapters and OpenOnload application acceleration for its own liquidity centers

IRVINE, Calif. – NYSE Euronext (NYX), a leading exchange operator and provider of innovative financial technology solutions, and Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) hardware and software, announced today that NYSE Euronext has selected Solarflare’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) server adapters and OpenOnload® software to accelerate its trading network. NYSE Euronext implemented Solarflare’s solution in its next-generation data centers.

NYSE Euronext has deployed the Solarflare SFN5122F 10GbE sever adapter with Solarflare’s EnterpriseOnload™ to power mission-critical, low-latency trading. Solarflare’s solutions ensure that billions of customer transactions and quotes are handled daily at the lowest latency possible across the global trading platforms. NYSE Euronext’s two liquidity centers are critical operational infrastructure facilities that support several billion daily transactions and quotes across diverse asset classes and geographies.

“NYSE Euronext is a technology company that operates exchanges around the world. We carefully select technology partners like Solarflare who deliver unparalleled innovation, yet are agile enough to work quickly and effectively with us from development to deployment,” says Andrew Bach, senior vice president of network services for NYSE Euronext. “Solarflare’s EnterpriseOnload is a robust, rigorously tested and fully supported solution that addresses our demanding support and service level requirements. In addition to providing the highest-performance, lowest-latency hardware, Solarflare’s unique and innovative application acceleration software can be deployed quickly without any need to re-write our applications.”

“This is a big win for us. We’re proud to have such a prestigious technology company like NYSE Euronext select Solarflare,” said Russell Stern, CEO at Solarflare. “Many leading companies around the world are using Solarflare’s application-intelligent hardware and software solutions to accelerate network performance in a variety of market segments, including high-frequency trading, big data and social media. Since our solutions are easy to adopt and deploy, we decrease our customer’s time to revenue. Customers can move from the proof of concept testing to a full production deployment in a matter of days.”

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About Solarflare
Solarflare is the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products that bridge the gap between applications and the network, delivering improved performance, increased scalability and higher return on investment. The company’s solutions are widely used in scale-out compute environments, such as high frequency trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data. Solarflare’s products are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, IBM and HP. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California and has an R&D site in Cambridge, UK. For more information, please visit

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company’s exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext’s equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world’s second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit:

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This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning NYSE Euronext’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements are based on NYSE Euronext’s current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause NYSE Euronext’s results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to: NYSE Euronext’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk and U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in NYSE Euronext’s reference document for 2010 (“document de référence”) filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (Filed on April 19, 2011 under No. D.11-0333), 2010 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers. In addition, these statements are based on a number of assumptions that are subject to change. Accordingly, actual results may be materially higher or lower than those projected. The inclusion of such projections herein should not be regarded as a representation by NYSE Euronext that the projections will prove to be correct. This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any duty to update the information herein.


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