Fixnetix, a UK-based ultra-low latency provider for trading and data, has launched @Source proximity services for trading firms wishing to access the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The company claims that Fixnetix @Source offering, which is based at the Equinix ZH4 datacentre, represents the closest available access point to the SIX Swiss matching engine.

Fixnetix is hosting its first customer in Zurich in order to access the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Fixnetix provides fully managed co-location services for both data and trading access to 59 markets globally which can be accessed over Fixnetix ultra low latency point to point meshed exchange network.

Fixnetix chief executive Hugh Hughes said that the offering the fastest access to the SIX Swiss Exchange is crucial for Fixnetix latency sensitive customer base wishing to trade Swiss securities.

"We will continue to expand our exchange network for multiple asset classes globally based on the demands of algorithmic traders and the rapidly evolving financial trading requirements," Hughes said.