Technical Notice

Changes to NASDAQ Testing Facility (NTF) Access via Ashburn VPN

August 1, 2012

Firms that access the NASDAQ Testing Facility (NTF) via the Ashburn Virtual Private Network (VPN) must make configuration changes by the close of business on Friday, August 31, 2012, in order to continue to access the NTF via the Ashburn VPN connectivity method. These changes only affect firms accessing the NTF via the Ashburn VPN. Please refer to the NASDAQ Technical Update for more information.

If you connect via Ashburn, or have any questions regarding these changes, please contact NASDAQOMX Trading Services at (212) 231-5180.