BSO Network Solutions, the global ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, today announced its strategic partnership with DGCX, the operator of the Middle East’s leading derivatives exchange. DGCX customers now have access to BSO Network Solutions’s range of specialist connectivity services, including Market Data Connect, which provides access to valuable market data without a need for a dedicated connection.
Driven by the financial community’s demand for direct, high performance connectivity into key Middle Eastern stock exchanges, this announcement highlights BSO Network Solutions’s dedication to ensuring its customers remain at the forefront of the trading sector.
Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO Network Solutions, said, “We have been supporting Dubai-based organisations for over six years. This latest development is a natural progression for us, especially as an increasing number of trading firms look to take advantage of an extremely lucrative region. Powered by our network infrastructure, DGCX has further cemented its position as the main growth exchange for the Middle East region. The partnership also acts as a major competitive differentiator for trading firms interested in widening their portfolios.”
Partnering with BSO Network Solutions has significantly strengthened DGCX’s market proposition and aligns the exchange with a network provider that is constantly optimising its own network routes for the benefit of clients. DGCX also now possesses the capability to significantly increase the trading volumes it can handle, a critical component of maintaining its attractiveness to global financial institutions.
Basab Banerjee, CTO at DGCX, continued, “We recognised the need for a network partner with the capability to provide both the lowest latencies in the market, as well as an extremely high level of service. BSO Network Solutions’s knowledge and expertise of the Middle Eastern region, in particular its understanding of the local telecoms landscape, is extremely valuable for our clients, as are the dedicated account management and network operation teams it supports us with.”
BSO Network Solutions’s network routes to and from Dubai include*:
Dubai <> Frankfurt – 103ms
Dubai <> Mumbai – 28.4ms
Dubai <> London – 112ms
Dubai <> Chicago – 194ms
Dubai <> Singapore – 88.8ms (currently being optimised to 86.5ms)
*PoP to PoP Round Trip Latency
BSO Network Solutions is a global ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider specialising in low-latency connectivity for the financial trading industry. The company’s global network reaches every continent and spans 19 countries with 60 POPs. BSO Network Solutions provides leading High-Frequency Trading (HFT) firms with the most direct, fastest and most reliable network paths available to ensure stable, secure connectivity to the world’s leading exchanges and marketplaces.
As experts in both emerging and core trading markets, BSO Network Solutions provides connectivity routes between locations including Dubai, Mumbai, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The company continually strives to innovate and invest in its own services to ensure its solutions evolve in parallel with the trading community.
The BSO Network Solutions team places its customers at the heart of the company’s approach. Every customer receives a dedicated account management team and support from a 24/7 Network Operations Centre (NOC) to guarantee availability and network stability, wherever they are in the world.