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WE ARE CONTINUING TO INVEST HEAVILY IN UPGRADING OUR ULTRA-LOW LATENCY INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC AND AROUND THE WORLD .
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Colt optimises low latency routes between Singapore and Sydney

Colt Technology Services , a leading provider of agile , high-bandwidth connectivity solutions , has announced that it has substantially reduced the latency between the Singapore and Australian exchanges , realising the fast connectivity in the market of less than 87ms .

The optimisation further strengthens Colt ’ s ultra-low latency network and proposition in the region , providing faster connectivity that meets the high-frequency trading ( HFT ) needs of financial organisations , including financial brokers , investment funds and banks , and FX-related applications .
The low latency route upgrade follows recent upgrades and additions to Colt ’ s other ultra-low latency routes , including new ultra-low latency routes between the SET , HKEX and SGX , between JPX and HKEX , HKEX to SGX and ASX to CME , as well as new services connecting markets in South Korea and Taiwan . This is an addition to other markets across Asia , Europe and the US , where Colt is a market leader in connectivity , hosting and exchange colocation facilities provision .
Arthur Rank , Global Director , Capital Markets Solutions , said : “ We are continuing to invest heavily in upgrading our ultralow latency infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific and around the world . The SGX-ASX route is particularly important for

WE ARE CONTINUING TO INVEST HEAVILY IN UPGRADING OUR ULTRA-LOW LATENCY INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC AND AROUND THE WORLD .

derivative and FX players in the region . We will continue to push the envelope to bring the fastest connectivity speeds in a competitive market .”
Rank continued : “ Fast connectivity is critical for enabling capital market firms of all kinds to execute trading strategies faster . Our highly secure ultra-low latency network services are used by the most demanding buy-side and sell-side firms in key liquidity hubs globally , including Tier 1 financial institutions . We are committed to helping them thrive in the Asia-Pacific .” � www . intelligentdatacentres . com
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