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BSO upgrades routes between Shanghai and key financial hubs to offer unrivalled connectivity to Chinese markets

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Dublin, Ireland, 22 July 2021 BSO, a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, today announced that it has upgraded its main routes between Shanghai and key financial hubs in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The upgrade delivers the fastest connectivity to Shanghai equities and futures markets of any provider and bolsters BSO’s position as the reputed market leader in low-latency connectivity.

Shanghai hosts China’s largest stock exchange and third largest in the world, establishing itself as the gateway to Chinese equities and futures markets, by upgrading these routes BSO strengthens its already established position in Asia. The upgraded routes are now live and further demonstrate BSO’s ongoing commitment to improve and extend low-latency connectivity to international traders and banks.

Michael Ourabah, CEO of BSO said: “Developing a truly reliable low-latency route into China is a major technical challenge, but being at the forefront of connecting the trading community to high-growth regions such as Shanghai is core to BSO’s service-led approach. We have brought together the most robust technology and knowledge of working in every corner of the world to supercharge these routes. This combination equips our customers with a potent blend to trade the fastest into some of the world’s highest-growth regions.”

About BSO

Founded in 2004 and with a heritage serving the world’s largest financial institutions, BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, serving more than 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets such as financial services, technology, energy, ecommerce, media and more. The company owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

BSO’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 40+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. Its team of experts work closely with customers 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 but has 11 offices around the world including: London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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