FFastFill implement low latency link to Asia

London - 19 January 2011

FFastFill, the leading provider of application services to the global financial marketplace, today announces the expansion of their global network to include the lowest latency optical fibre route between Europe and Asia.

FFastFill have contracted for a link between London and Hong Kong from BSO Networks. The ERMC optical fibre route, passing through Europe, Russia, Mongolia and China , is the lowest latency path available. This enables FFastFill to provide users with the highest quality infrastructure to trade on and ensure low latency execution on European, American and Asian exchanges. FFastFill also recently announced it was one of the first exchange services providers to offer connectivity to four Chinese exchanges, including the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

Robert Walton, Managing Director of Business Development commented, “Through our ever expanding and improving global network, we are able to provide clients around the globe with a fully hosted Software as a Service solution, scalable to their particular requirements. The addition of the link between Europe and China strengthens this further, enabling users to trade a multitude of exchanges with minimal latency.”

Scott Richie, Managing Director, BSO Networks commented, “BSO is delighted to work closely with Ffastfill to roll out this Global Backbone expansion to utilize our Low Latency & High Availability Network in many of both of our key markets in Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and London. BSO’s network has been designed to deliver the fastest global interconnectivity between each of the significant financial centers to enable our, and now FFastFill’s customers, with the most resilient and high speed route to trading exchanges and markets. I personally look forward to our partnership developing over the years to deliver innovation and value on a long term basis”

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