euNetworks Delivers New Network Dedicated to the Finance Community

Completes first phase of a network development programme, with metro route optimisation and pre-installed capacity available. New ultra low latency network route from key data centres in Slough, West of London, to financial exchanges and key data centres in the City of London. Reduced latency to below 500 microseconds round trip between Slough and the City of London.

London, UNITED KINGDOM 1 September 2010 – euNetworks Group Limited, announced it has launched the first phase of an overlay network, dedicated exclusively to the needs of the financial community. The network platform is supported by dedicated fibre and dedicated optronics, ensuring euNetworks’ euTrade services provide the lowest possible latency.

As a company who specialises in designing, engineering and building ultra low latency connectivity networks, deploying a network exclusively for the finance market is a natural step in continuing to support the bandwidth needs of the financial services community. Optimising fibre routes, avoiding unnecessary Carrier Points of Presence (PoPs) and deploying latest generation optical transmission equipment has enabled industry leading latencies for direct exchange-to-exchange connectivity, a key requirement for the trading market today. As part of a network development programme underway, euNetworks has launched a new ultra low latency route running from Slough in West London to key financial exchanges and data centres in the City of London. euNetworks has reduced the latency on this critical route by over 20% and is now providing sub 500 microsecond round trip connections between Slough and sites in the City of London.

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About euNetworks

euNetworks is a bandwidth infrastructure company, owning and operating 18 fibre based metropolitan networks connected with a high capacity intercity backbone covering 53 cities in 17 countries. The company leads the market in data centre connectivity, directly connecting over 536 today. euNetworks is also a leading cloud connectivity provider, directly connecting to all key cloud platforms with access to additional platforms. The company offers a targeted portfolio of metropolitan and long haul services including Dark Fibre, Wavelengths, and Ethernet. Wholesale, finance, content, media, data centre and enterprise customers benefit from euNetworks’ unique inventory of fibre and duct based assets that are tailored to fulfil their high bandwidth needs.

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