27 Jul 2016


Three new premium ultra low-latency trading routes between Chicago and major global financial hubs.

BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces it has engineered the fastest available trading routes between Chicago and key financial hubs in Moscow, Dubai and Mumbai. As a well-established market leader in connectivity between established and emerging markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, BSO is extending its premium ultra-low latency services across the Atlantic.

The new Chicago routes feature the following market-leading ultra low latencies and are bidirectional:

  • Aurora DC3 <> MOEX M1, Moscow – 105.40 ms RTD*
  • Aurora DC3 <> DGCX, Dubai – 180.95 ms RTD*
  • Aurora DC3 <> BKC, Mumbai – 176.95 ms RTD*

*Latencies correct as of 27/07/2016.


The centre of the derivatives market, the optimisation of Chicago market access from Moscow, Dubai and Mumbai will immediately benefit the company’s finance customers. This is the first of a series of upcoming announcements about BSO’s ongoing effort to invest in its US backbone with an emphasis on lowering latencies and establishing new points of presence (PoPs) on the world’s busiest financial trading routes.

“Our mission is to lead through innovation, and by engineering the fastest connections from Chicago to the East demonstrates our capability to deliver the very best to our clients. Investment in these key financial trading routes into the Chicago market shows how BSO is extending its market-leading expertise in ultra low-latency connectivity across Europe, the Middle East and Asia over to the American markets,” says Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO. “BSO is a global leader in long-haul network services and Chicago is the first of many upcoming announcements as we aspire to become a major player in the US market.”

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The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 50+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co