BSO Enhances Low Latency Solutions With ‘BSO-FX Ultra Low’

Global growth and network innovations lead BSO to launch a new product to boast ‎the ‎execution speed in international FX

BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting ‎provider, launched its ‎new ‘BSO-FX Ultra Low’ product which upgrades the existing ‎London – Tokyo – New York FX circuit to ‎provide new, ultra low latency speeds to ‎the FX community, according to a company statement.‎

The new offering further validates BSO’s knowledge of delivering specialist intra-‎region connectivity to ‎the international financial community.‎ The company boasts ‎outstanding network latency rates to/from North ‎American and European markets as well as an ‎extensive knowledge of connectivity ‎in Asia and the Middle East.

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The new product has lowered the latency from TY3 (Tokyo) to NY4 (New York) to ‎‎136ms from 148ms, ‎while the transatlantic latency from London to NYC has been ‎reduced to 63.3ms – making it an ‎especially important circuit to banks and financial ‎institutions.‎

In October last year, the company announced the launch of the most direct network ‎path between ‎three key financial data centres in Tokyo – KVH Tokyo DC1, Tokyo ‎TY3 and @Tokyo.

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 Millisecond Matters

While New York, Tokyo and London often stand out as the ‎leading global financial centres, with more ‎than half of the worldwide currency ‎trading occuring through the three capitals, the latency decrease, ‎even in milliseconds, ‎should speed up the execution and give FX traders the edge to maximize the ‎‎number of trades processed on the ultra low latency network. ‎

Commenting on the news, Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO, said: “Network latencies ‎are all about time ‎and money in the international FX community. We understand that ‎a single millisecond can have a ‎powerful impact for our customers and give them the ‎competitive advantage they need,”‎

‎“We are always pushing the limits of our network infrastructure, which has resulted ‎in ultra low ‎latency connectivity on one of the busiest FX circuits in the world,” he ‎added.‎

Headquartered in London, Key marketplaces of BSO include London, New York, Chicago, ‎Russia and Europe, ‎Dubai and the Middle East, and many of APAC’s key exchanges ‎‎– Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong ‎Kong, Mumbai and Sydney. However, the ‎company has placed a strong emphasis recently on expanding its ‎presence in the US and ‎Japan markets during 2015. Last summer, BSO officially opened a ‎regional ‎headquarters in New York to to further support its growing US client base. ‎ ‎

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