CME Co-Location Services: Telecommunication Providers

CME Carrier Policy - Carrier Neutrality

Our data center infrastructure and associated policies are designed to support electronic trading, including support for your choice of low-latency connectivity. CME Group employs a carrier neutral, open access telecommunications policy that provides flexibility in architecture and choice of carriers for connectivity into and out of your co-location space. We approve carriers based on co-location customer requirements and ensure that carriers' service offerings are made available to all licensees and other occupants of the facility.


Approved Telecommunication Service Providers (last updated 3/4/2014)

The following telecommunication service providers have been approved to provide connectivity services into and out of the Aurora co-location data center facility. Approved status indicates the provider has completed or is near to completion of their infrastructure and has the ability to sell telecommunication services from the Aurora co-location data center.

Carrier Name Contact Phone # Region(s) of Service Services Offered
AboveNet Communications, Inc. Nora Barnicle +1 630 203 8011 NOAM, EMEA MAN Services from 100Mb to 40Gb, Metro WDM, Metro Ethernet, Dark Fiber, WAN Services 20Mb-10Gb, VPN/MPLS, Internet, Long Haul- City to City connectivity
Anova Technologies Scott Kenik +1 312 540 9594 x104 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Ultra Low Latency Lit Wavelengths (1G - 100G), Passive Waves/Fractional Fiber, Dark Fiber, Managed Fiber Networks, Metro & Long Haul WDM, International Private Line, Custom Network Design
AT&T Jennifer Polk-Harrington +1 708 465 9738 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Local Voice Services, Long Distance Voice Services, VOIP, Ethernet, Frame Relay, Internet Connectivity, IP VPN, Private Line
CFN Services Sales +1 703 788 6633 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Low Latency Ethernet Private Line, Wavelength, Managed Services, International Private Line, Equipment Procurement & Installation, Internet, Dark Fiber, Metro WDM
Comcast Enterprise Robert Sommerfeld +1 773 394 8751 NOAM Dedicated Internet, Ethernet, Metro Ethernet (Fully meshed, Private Line) - 10 Mbps to 10 GIG
Hibernia Atlantic US, LLC Joe Hilt +1 516 567 6383 NOAM, EMEA Low Latency National Ethernet Private Line, Low Latency International Ethernet Private Line
Hudson Fiber Network Inc. Brett Diamond +1 201 575 4420 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Internet, Ethernet, Private Line, Wavelength, Managed Services, POTS, Dark Fiber, MPLS
IPC Network Services Jeffrey Britell +1 212 709 1106 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm TDM Private Line, SONET and Optical Wavelength Private Line, Managed Solutions
KVH Co., Ltd. Sales +03 4560 7100 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Ethernet, Private Line
Level 3 Communications Drew Piech +1 312 895 8321 NOAM, EMEA, LatAm Dark Fiber, Wavelength, Private Lines, Ethernet, Internet, Managed Services, IP VPN
McKay Brothers, LLC Stephane Tyc

Jim Considine
+33 9 72 33 76 18

+1 510 922 9376
NOAM Ultra low latency private line microwave and millimeter wave
MOX Networks, LLC Michele Kohler +1 206 860 6811 NOAM, APAC  
NexGen Networks Corp. James Erickson +1 800 310 2501 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Passive Waves, Lit 10G, Lit Gig and below, IP Services
NTT Communications Derek Sprunk +1 773 693 0080 x106 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Ethernet, Private Line, International Private Line, Managed Services
OnLight Aurora Peter Lynch +1 630 256 4620 NOAM Dark Fiber
Perseus Telecom Limited Wendell Kadunce +1 347 308 9043 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm, Central America Ethernet, Private Line
Sidera Networks, LLC Vishal Patel +1 312 955 2467 NOAM, EMEA Internet, Ethernet, Private Line, Wavelength, Managed Services, Dark Fiber
Spread Networks, LLC Drake Livingston +1 646 837 0330 NOAM Light wave (1G, 10G and 100G)
Verizon Sheila Hussey +1 773 458 2110 NOAM, EMEA, APAC, LatAm Internet, Ethernet, Private Line, MPLS, International Private Line, Wavelength, Managed Services, Security Services
XO Communications Services, LLC Chris Timmons +1 312 377 1026 NOAM MPLS, IP VPN, Private Line, Ethernet, Internet, VOIP, Wavelength, Security Services


Pending Telecommunication Service Providers (last updated 10/5/2012)

The following telecommunication service providers are in a pending status to provide connectivity services into and out of the Aurora data center facility. Telecommunication service providers who fall within a pending status have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement with CME Group and are in various stages of discussions with CME Group about serving the facility. Pending status does not reflect the completion of a service provider's infrastructure or the ability to sell telecommunication services from the Aurora data center. Once both CME Group and the telecommunication providers execute the appropriate documentation, CME Group will update the website to reflect their current status.

  • Cogent Communications, Inc.
  • Colt Technology Services


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