Press release

Small Exchange Partners with CyrusOne to Provide Access to New Future Exchanges in Aurora

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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center REIT, and the
Small Exchange, today jointly announced the exchange will reside within
CyrusOne’s Aurora data center campus. The exchange is launching
proprietary indices in equities, interest rates, metals, energy and
foreign exchange designed to allow participants of all sizes to
participate in the futures markets.

“We are honored to partner with the Small Exchange as we help their
customers with easy, fast and secure access to the markets. CyrusOne’s
Aurora campus is home to an ecosystem of financial service companies,
asset managers, and traders all with the knowledge and confidence that
their daily operations are flowing through the nerve center of the
financial markets,” said Robert Crespi, vice president, products,
CyrusOne. “The combination of major trading platforms, multiple public
cloud providers, an equidistant cross connection platform with
traditional interconnection options, our new wireless tower, and
significant onsite power and compute capacity has created a rapidly
growing financial services data center hub in the region. Today’s
announcement is the next evolution of our goal to expand the world’s
preeminent data center campus for the financial markets.”

“The Small Exchange is very excited to work with CyrusOne and their
Aurora facility as they are to play a vital role in the infrastructure
underlying the operations of the Exchange. The CyrusOne team and their
colocation site provide us with a state of the art, easy to access
facility for our participants who require direct access to the Exchange
systems.” said Donnie Roberts, president and CEO of the Small Exchange.
“This world class facility is just another piece of the puzzle that
furthers our mission to enable access to our marketplace for all types
of participants.”

CyrusOne operates more than 45 data
center facilities
 across the United States, Europe and Asia to
provide customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific
IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are engineered with the most power
to add scalability.

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About Small Exchange

Based in Chicago, the Small Exchange – backed by award-winning industry
innovators and powered by a proprietary matching engine – recently filed
to become a registered Designated Contract Market (DCM) with the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

The Small Exchange’s mission is to become the world’s largest
customer-centric futures exchange, bridging the futures product gap for
investors of all sizes by providing appropriately sized futures products
that are capital efficient, simple to use, and easy to understand for
all participants. The company will facilitate the trading of
exchange-created proprietary products for all types of market
participants including, but not limited to market makers/liquidity
providers, Introducing Brokers (IBs), Futures Commission Merchants
(FCMs), proprietary trading firms and hedge funds, all with a primary
focus on the public retail customer. Please visit for
more information.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust
(REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral
data center properties. The Company provides mission-critical data
center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT
infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including more than
210 Fortune 1000 companies.

With a track record of meeting and surpassing the aggressive
speed-to-market demands of hyperscale cloud providers, as well as the
expanding IT infrastructure requirements of the enterprise, CyrusOne
provides the flexibility, reliability, security, and connectivity that
foster business growth. CyrusOne offers a tailored, customer
service-focused platform and is committed to full transparency in
communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than
45 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be
found at