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    Nasdaq's Accelerated Path to the Cloud

    Transforming the Capital Markets of Tomorrow

    For the past 50 years, Nasdaq has strived to reimagine markets to realize the potential of tomorrow. With disruption in our DNA, we view technology as the conduit to greater opportunities, everywhere.

    Nasdaq Completes the Migration of GEMX, our 2nd U.S. Options Market to AWS Cloud

    Nasdaq and AWS Partner to Transform Capital Markets

    November 14th 2023

    GEMX is the Second U.S. Options Exchange to move to AWS

    On November 14, we successfully completed the migration of the core trading system of Nasdaq GEMX, one of Nasdaq's six options exchanges, to Amazon Web Services (AWS). GEMX processes 12 billion in daily messaging, 71% higher daily message volume than the MRX Options Exchange, which was migrated to AWS in December 2022.

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    Nasdaq's Journey to the Cloud

    First Mover & Cloud Evangelist Since 2008

    Cloud Journey

    Pre-2020

    Foundational Data & Systems

    Gradually and systematically moved our systems to the cloud in a safe, reliable and controlled way. 

    • From T+1 to real-time
    • Critical RegSCI systems preparing to move trade engine
    • Enterprise services/functions: Encryption, Key management

    Gradually and systematically moved our systems to the cloud in a safe, reliable and controlled way. 

    • From T+1 to real-time
    • Critical RegSCI systems preparing to move trade engine
    • Enterprise services/functions: Encryption, Key management
    Cloud Journey

    2020-2021

    Testing Our Strategy

    Drastic increases in volumes provided confidence and conviction to pursue our cloud journey at an accelerated pace. 

    • 60B messages through market systems; 200B+ records into Nasdaq Data Warehouse
    • Cloud enabled us to provision additional capacity at a critical time without impacting other workloads critical to our day-to-day operations

    Drastic increases in volumes provided confidence and conviction to pursue our cloud journey at an accelerated pace. 

    • 60B messages through market systems; 200B+ records into Nasdaq Data Warehouse
    • Cloud enabled us to provision additional capacity at a critical time without impacting other workloads critical to our day-to-day operations
    Cloud Journey

    2022 & Beyond

    Building the Next Generation

    • Move core trading for our US markets into the cloud over the next 10 years
    • Develop the blueprint to help our 130+ global market infrastructure customers move to the cloud
    • Move core trading for our US markets into the cloud over the next 10 years
    • Develop the blueprint to help our 130+ global market infrastructure customers move to the cloud

    Over the past decade, we have been systematically moving every element of the Nasdaq portfolio into the cloud. As we look to redefine the capital markets of the future and tackle transformation of our critical infrastructure for the decades ahead, we are committed to creating an interconnected future – one that is safer and stronger for everyone, in the cloud.

    Our Strategy

    Client-Centric Approach

    Our approach to the cloud aims to democratize access, providing our clients across the globe with greater agility and the opportunity to get to market with initiatives quicker and with less complexity.

    Our approach to the cloud aims to democratize access, providing our clients across the globe with greater agility and the opportunity to get to market with initiatives quicker and with less complexity.

    Cloud-First Development

    We believe in the benefits that cloud computing will bring to the capital markets and are committed to leading development efforts in the cloud, balanced by regulatory, data governance and client requirements.

    We believe in the benefits that cloud computing will bring to the capital markets and are committed to leading development efforts in the cloud, balanced by regulatory, data governance and client requirements.

    Markets Transformation

    As a primary driver of capital markets technology evolution, we are focused on fueling collaboration and innovation in the cloud to power and transform the next 50 years of our industry.

    As a primary driver of capital markets technology evolution, we are focused on fueling collaboration and innovation in the cloud to power and transform the next 50 years of our industry.

    Reimagining Marketplace Technology in the Cloud

    When it comes to capital markets, there is no doubt that we are a cloud evangelist at Nasdaq. Learn more about how we are building the next generation of cloud-enabled infrastructure for the world’s capital markets with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

    Fast Forward: Building the Future of Financial Services Today
    Hear Tal Cohen, Co-President & Head of Market Platforms, talk about Nasdaq’s rationale for moving to the Cloud and how Nasdaq is looking at the next steps in our cloud journey to empower AI deployment.
    Dec 14, 2023

    Cloud Use Cases

    Nasdaq Extends Access to Essential Market Data via the Cloud

    Nasdaq announced the launch of its Nasdaq Data Link API, modernizing the traditional data distribution by providing asset managers and investors access to real-time, streaming exchange data, index and fund data through cloud-based technology.

    Nasdaq Data Link Provides Real-time Data With Efficiency and Scale to Unhedged

    Fintech firm Unhedged leverages Nasdaq Data Link API, hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS), to deliver institutional-quality data and productivity tools that fit the needs of both individual consumers and professional investor enterprises.

    How Bitstamp Is Leveraging Nasdaq Trading Technology to Innovate Its Crypto Market

    Bitstamp’s Chief Technology Officer David Osojnik shares how Nasdaq’s trading technology has contributed to Bitstamp’s strategic objectives and commitment to providing best-in-class services to over four million customers around the world.

    Modernizing Market Infrastructure on the Digital Journey to 2025

    CIOs at global market infrastructure providers are moving to cloud, according to a new report by Celent.

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    Our Vision for Tomorrow's Markets

    We are driving markets forward by embracing the cloud to unlock greater business insights, accelerate innovation and optimize operational excellence for the evolution of our participants, the greater capital markets and beyond.

    Fuel Innovation

    The cloud provides the foundation required to take capital markets further, fostering innovation and activating the API economy to produce smarter, more efficient offerings for Nasdaq, and all market participants.

    The cloud provides the foundation required to take capital markets further, fostering innovation and activating the API economy to produce smarter, more efficient offerings for Nasdaq, and all market participants.

    Enhance Resiliency

    Moving markets to the cloud drives greater efficiency and resiliency, enabling our clients to respond dynamically to market conditions while allowing them to increase capacity more intelligently.

    Moving markets to the cloud drives greater efficiency and resiliency, enabling our clients to respond dynamically to market conditions while allowing them to increase capacity more intelligently.

    Next-Generation Markets

    The cloud provides marketplaces and participants alike with the agility and scalability required to operate in next-generation markets.

    The cloud provides marketplaces and participants alike with the agility and scalability required to operate in next-generation markets.

    Gain Unfettered Access

    The cloud can lower barriers of entry for market participation and democratize access to data.

    The cloud can lower barriers of entry for market participation and democratize access to data.

    Unlock Intelligence

    Cloud computing enables AI-driven technologies and alternative data to reveal unique, undiscovered insights.

    Cloud computing enables AI-driven technologies and alternative data to reveal unique, undiscovered insights.

    Drive Digital Transformation

    By implementing a platform strategy in the cloud, we can help fuel the digital transformation required to adapt and thrive.

    By implementing a platform strategy in the cloud, we can help fuel the digital transformation required to adapt and thrive.

    Cloud Evangelists for Tomorrow's Markets

    Headshot photography of Tal Cohen, executive vice president and head of North American Markets at Nasdaq.

    At Nasdaq, our mission is to be the trusted fabric of the world's financial system. We do that through the markets that we operate and the mission-critical infrastructure that we power around the world. And the cloud journey has been instrumental in us achieving that ambition over time.

    Headshot photography of Roland Chai, EVP of Market Infrastructure Technology at Nasdaq and APAN Adviser.

    The acceleration of cloud adoption across the global capital markets fabric will create opportunities to drive the further efficiency, rapid innovation and differentiation that are critical as we see continued further convergence of digital and capital markets.

    Oliver Albers headshot

    The utilization of cloud APIs for data delivery across our index, data and analytics businesses is the cornerstone of how we make markets more accessible for all participants.

    Nikolai Larbalestier headshot

    By embracing the cloud, we can more easily integrate disparate systems and create a foundation for separate entities to communicate.

    Magnus Haglind

    The development of the next generation ecosystem for markets requires a combination of deep understanding of markets and deep expertise of infrastructure and engineering.

    Cloud News & Insights

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    Nasdaq Data Link

    A cloud-based, API-driven technology platform that empowers all segments of the investing public with a comprehensive suite of core financial, fund and alternative data

    A cloud-based, API-driven technology platform that empowers all segments of the investing public with a comprehensive suite of core financial, fund and alternative data

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    Nasdaq Announces New Cloud-Optimized Matching Service

    Learn more about Nasdaq's cloud-optimized matching service for the next-generation of digital marketplaces

    Learn more about Nasdaq's cloud-optimized matching service for the next-generation of digital marketplaces

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    AWS: Interview with Rob Hunt, VP Software Engineering, Global Surrounding Systems

    Rob Hunt, VP Software Engineering, Global Surrounding Systems, speaks with AWS about moving to the cloud

    Rob Hunt, VP Software Engineering, Global Surrounding Systems, speaks with AWS about moving to the cloud

    Contact Us

    Please reach out directly to your Nasdaq contact or let us know how we can help.

    Explore Our SaaS & Cloud Solutions

    Fight Financial Crime

    Verafin

    Advancing our mission to safeguard the financial system and its participants

    Gain Actionable Insights

    Nasdaq Data Link

    Powerful, centralized, cloud-based technology platform providing access to more than 250 trusted data sets, available via API

    Launch a Marketplace in the Cloud

    Marketplace Services Platform

    Facilitate the frictionless exchange of assets, services & information across markets

    Real-Time Data

    Nasdaq Data Link API

    Access exchange data and other financial information through a suite of cloud APIs

    FOR RISK MANAGEMENT

    Nasdaq Risk Platform

    Minimizes risk and optimizes balance sheet liquidity across global markets & trading environments

    Maintain Market Integrity

    Nasdaq (SMARTS) Trade Surveillance

    Effective cross-market, cross-asset, multi-venue surveillance technology to simplify the monitoring process

    GAIN INVESTOR INSIGHT

    IR Insight

    Maximize the value of your IR program with our multi-faceted platform built specifically for Investor Relations Teams

    OPTIMIZE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES

    Nasdaq Boardvantage®

    The next generation of board portal and leadership team collaboration software

    Forward-Looking Statements. This communication contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with respect to the formation of a partnership between Nasdaq and AWS and the benefits of the partnership, and statements about Nasdaq and its plans, objectives, expectations, intentions, products and offerings. When used in this communication, words such as "intends", "plans", "will", “believes”, "expected”, “projected” and similar expressions and any other statements that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the control of Nasdaq. These factors include, but are not limited to, factors detailed in Nasdaq’s annual report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included in this communication are made only as of the date hereof. Nasdaq disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.