Equity Connectivity Protocols

Competition and efficiency require constant evolution, so Nasdaq continually enhances the tools you need to trade. As a Nasdaq market participant, you have access to an unparalleled portfolio of products and services to fit all business models and trading styles. All of our trading protocols allow participants to enter Attributable, Non-Attributable and Non-Display orders, but each protocol offers additional functionality to fit different needs.

Nasdaq Co-Location

Nasdaq Co-Location offers customers significantly reduced latency for order entry and market data. In addition, our centrally located data center offers customers the option to connect to multiple telco providers for external connectivity and access to both Nasdaq data feeds as well as many third party and industry feeds. For more information on how you can take advantage of Co-Location, please contact Mickael Avedissian at +1 646 599 4876.

Direct Connect and Extranet Providers

Access Nasdaq directly or through the use of a third-party extranet or front-end provider:

Point of Presence

Nasdaq also offers customers the ability to connect to our markets from key financial data centers outside our Carteret facility through our Point of Presence Service.


How to Subscribe

Members can subscribe to new connectivity or update an existing service by completing a port request form and faxing it to Nasdaq Subscriber Services at +1 212 231 5426.