Moscow Exchange (MoEx) announced today that it has completed the first step to migrate its infrastructure to a new data centre.
During the first stage of the project, DataSpace1 served as a backup facility for MoEx, while the hardware and data was gradually migrated to the new site.
DataSpace1 will now be used as a disaster recovery site for the exchange’s trading and clearing platforms from 23 July 2016 until November 2016, at which point it will become the primary data centre for MoEx .
DataSpace is a carrier-neutral colocation provider founded in 2009 offering a higher quality of data center services to Moscow-based organisations. Its DataSpace1 facility is the first commercial data centre in Russia and Europe to have successfully completed the full cycle of Tier III certification.
MoEX, which operates trading markets in equities, bonds, derivatives, currency, agriculture and precious metals, expects the cutting-edge data centre to improve service quality and reliability offered to its clients.
FortuneZ last reported on MoEx yesterday after the exchange reported that it had completed dividend payments for 2015 with a total sum of $252 million (RUB 16.2 billion) paid out to shareholders.