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Advantage Futures Announces New Equinix Frankfurt Data Center

Chicago, IL, February 17, 2009 –

Advantage Futures, the premier futures brokerage firm, today announced its new server hosting data center at Equinix in Frankfurt, Germany. Joseph Guinan, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Advantage Futures, made the announcement.

Advantage Futures is pleased to now offer their Equinix Frankfurt data center, in addition to their current server hosting data centers located in Chicago and Houston. This new data center provides clients with a quick direct connection to the Eurex exchange. Our state-of-the-art data center offers technologically advanced network equipment and security devices. It also includes wide bandwidth connections from Chicago to Frankfurt and high bandwidth internet access providing customers the ability to connect via a secure Cisco VPN client or a secure VPN tunnel. The Frankfurt data center incorporates a redundant Trading Technologies server environment, and hosts access to the CME Group and ICE Exchanges as well. All of this is backed by 24-hour security and support.

“The Advantage Futures new state-of-the-art data center will offer Advantage Futures clients a faster connection to Eurex,” said Tom Guinan, Chief Information Officer, Advantage Futures. “This new facility is a continuation of the Advantage Futures commitment to providing our clients with every edge possible. Our new data center offers colocation, internet access and direct network access to Eurex and several other exchanges.”

About Advantage Futures
Advantage Futures is a premier futures brokerage firm for professional, institutional, and active individual traders with best-in-class clearing and execution services provided with high-quality client service and technologically efficient solutions. We provide clients with a superior technology infrastructure, redundant exchange connectivity and 24-hour technology support. Our multimillion dollar investment in state-of-the art equipment provides our clients with extremely fast trading delta times while ensuring reliability and security. Advantage Futures technology investment also includes server hosting facilities, robust exchange connectivity, and fully redundant back office and accounting systems. We support trading on almost all domestic and foreign exchanges either through our direct clearing memberships or through various correspondent broker relationships. Our management team has extraordinary industry experience and a strong reputation for integrity. Advantage Futures has processed over one billion contracts since its inception in June 2003. For more information, call Advantage Futures at 312.347.4800 or visit www.advantagefutures.com/afdev.