finance

5 December 2018

BSO WINS BEST NEW CONNECTIVITY PRODUCT AWARD AT FOW INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2018

We’re pleased to have received the Best New Connectivity Product award by Global Investor Group at the FOW International Awards dinner last night, following the annual FOW Derivatives World: The Debates in London.

The FOW Awards recognize the very best achievements from across the global cleared derivatives market.best connectivity product

Our proposition has always been to provide the lowest possible latency and the highest possible reliability in connecting the world’s most liquid trading venues.

We have invested in an unrivalled network of global fibre-optic routes, and have significantly added to the network this year with the acquisition of Apsara Networks: one of the world’s leading suppliers of RF (Radio-Frequency) connectivity to the global financial markets.

Integrating the worlds’ fastest RF network into the NJ triangle with our expansive global network means that customers have access to the markets’ leading emerging markets expertise along with world-class RF engineering talent.

The combination of these two areas of expertise has lead to lower latencies and improved access to the most liquid emerging markets – ensuring traders continue to maintain their competitive advantage.

We have a unique ability to design, build and manage the lowest latency paths and connect traders from the established US and European markets to the harder-to-access, and more volatile, emerging markets including Dubai, Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore and Shanghai to name a few.

Luke Jeffs, Managing Editor, Global Investor Group, said,

“Congratulations to BSO for coming out on top of a strong group of technology companies nominated this year.”

Michael Ourabah, our CEO, commented,

“We are delighted to have been recognised by the FOW judging panel for our continued commitment to creating ever faster, ever more reliable networks for the trading community. During 2019 we will continue to work with our clients and partners to extend our coverage and reduce latency on our networks.”