NASDAQ OMX PHLX has picked Cisco’s Data Center Business Advantage portfolio as the infrastructure for its options trading exchange and its data center architecture. The provider of technology to exchanges has introduced the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and the Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender.
Through the Cisco Fabric Extender architecture, NASDAQ OMX will be able to add data center capacity at a rapid rate without having to add IT staff. The Cisco Borderless Networks solutions in NASDAQ OMX’s existing core trading system include over 1,300 routers and switches and 200 Cisco firewall devices for security.
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