NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that the trading of CyrusOne, (Nasdaq:CONE) commenced on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on January 18, 2013. CyrusOne, formerly a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB), will begin trading under the ticker symbol "CONE". CyrusOne is an owner, operator and developer of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability. The company has designed data centers across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The company's customers include nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000. "NASDAQ is thrilled to welcome CyrusOne, a widely recognized provider of colocation services and highly renowned customer service provider, to The NASDAQ Stock Market," said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "We congratulate CyrusOne on their successful spinoff and initial public offering and look forward to an enduring partnership with the company and its shareholders." Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for the world's most innovative and progressive data companies including CyrusOne [CONE], Equinix [EQIX] and Frontier Communications [FTR]. About NASDAQ OMX: The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com . Follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500). The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.