31 May 2018


Great news! We’ve entered the Waters Technology’s Waters Rankings for Best Network Provider 2018.

This is the 16th annual Waters Rankings, Waters Tech’s only awards program where the category winners are determined exclusively by their readers. best network provider

Waters Technology, which was established in 1983, has approximately 59,000 sessions and 100,000 page views each month.

Our entry for Best Network Provider is supported by our recent investment in building the market-leading FX Ultra-Low Network between London LD4 – Tokyo TY3 – New York NY4.

More than half of the world’s FX trades occur through London, New York and Tokyo, so we recognise the importance of having a presence in these key global trading centres, and offering ultra low-latency connectivity between these hubs.

Our commitment to consistently enhancing our FX circuit ensures clients can quickly adjust to the continuing electronification of FX markets.

Our CCO, Fraser Bell commented on the award entry:

“We are always pushing the limits of our network to keep pace with the changes to market infrastructure, which is why we provide ultra low-latency connectivity on one of the busiest FX circuits in the world. This award entry recognises the continued efforts by BSO to provide the best FX network for the finance community.”

Voting is now open and closes at 6pm (UTC) on the 8th June. Winners will be announced at the Waters Technology luncheon on July 12th in New York.

Please support us and vote for BSO in the Waters Rankings today!



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