Connectivity

MIAX Options® and MIAX PEARL™, collectively referred to as MIAX, provides Ultra-Low Latency network connectivity to completely diverse trading platforms, market data distribution systems, financial services, disaster recovery and test facilities through the MIAX Express Network Interconnect. The MIAX Express Network Interconnect, hereafter referred to as MENI (pronounced “MANY”), is an infrastructure comprised of Low Latency and Ultra Low Latency (ULL) proximity solutions in data center locales offering universal and equalized access to all MIAX services within the data center across a variety of high speed network interfaces.
 
MIAX offers latency equalized 1 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit and 10 Gigabit ULL connectivity options in its primary data center facility, collocated with Equinix at NY4 in Secaucus, New Jersey. MIAX’s disaster recovery data center, collocated with Equinix at CH4 in Chicago, Illinois, offers 1 Gigabit and 10 Gigabit connectivity options.  

In conjunction with MIAX’s core beliefs, which are deeply rooted in ultimate choice and universal equalized access, MENI provides flexible connectivity options and locations that provide individuals the ability to create solutions uniquely suited to fit their specific business needs and recovery requirements. MIAX High Performance Data Centers, collocated with Equinix, offer ultimate choice and neutrality for selecting appropriate access methods, Telecommunication Carriers or Extranet Service Providers for establishing MENI connectivity. MENI supports primary, secondary and or numerous primary or secondary connections for member network or direct-attached host based systems tailored to meet individual requirements of enterprise specific configurations. It is highly recommended that MIAX participants establish connectivity to both data centers to ensure continuity should the primary facility incur a disruption of service.  

To learn more about connectivity to MIAX please review the MIAX Connectivity Guide:

Contact TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com to initiate the connectivity process or for any connectivity questions.