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Summary: Equinix expanded existing customer RTS Realtime Systems Group to its data centres in Hong Kong.
Details: RTS is a global trading platform. It moved infrastructure to Hong Kong to support low latency trading at major exchanges in the Asia-pacific region such as Hong Kong’s Mercantile Exchange. RTS already has infrastructure with Equinix in major financial centres New York, Chicago and Frankfurt.
Angle: This is a quick example of the activity in the financial trading vertical that is being driven by the strategic importance of location. A lot of the growth in this market is shifting to the Asia-pacific region and is a solid generator of existing customer growth.