Exchanging Markets for Technology (PDF)
Co-Chief Information Officer
By John Hintze, Securities Technology Monitor
4 November 2010
An eye for real estate isn’t typically thought of as a critical part of a chief technology officer’s skills. NYSE Euronext, however, required facilities in the London and New York areas to house new data centers that would power the exchange company’s existing and new businesses up to 20 years. The data centers had to have the proper power and network diversity, geophysical location and security. And they had to be big enough to satisfy not only the NYSE’s current and future needs but those of its customers.“We couldn’t find even a shell of a facility in the U.S. that satisfied us,” says Steve Rubinow, co-chief information officer at NYSE Euronext....(click on link above to view entire story: p. 21).