Advanced Markets has upped its game in the Far East after the launch of a new MT4 server located at the premises of Equinix in Hong Kong. The location for the dedicated private server cage for Advanced Markets is the HK3 data center. The move further reinforces the commitment of Advanced Markets to the Asian region and provides high speed execution speeds for a number of clients in the region.
The average round trip time (RTT) for data sent to Beijing starts from 37ms depending on the Internet Service Provider. The different times very for different regions in China with Shanghai starting from 42ms, while the Guangzhou and Singapore times are 23ms and 37ms respectively. The latency to another big regional FX centre, Tokyo is about 55ms.
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The Equinix location picked by Advanced Markets is one of the most used data centers for the financial industry in the region with the move delivering solid connections and faster speeds for a number of major Asian cities.
The upgrade trickles down to those broker clients of Advanced Markets that have increased exposure to the Asian market. Since New York and London remain the most prominent locations for FX liquidity, trades of the clients of Advanced Markets will be routed to New York, where the orders will be executed via a dedicated private internet channel.
Advanced Markets is already using another top notch facility by Equinix in New York – the NY4 data center in Secaucus which is already home to a number of major companies in the financial industry.