Volta: guaranteeing ultra low latency and resilience

e-Forex talks with Julian King, Commercial Director of Volta, central London’s first new Data Centre for over a decade.

Julian, what services and facilities does Volta provide for financial trading firms? International financial services trading firms need to be able to access liquidity.  They need low latency connectivity to the exchanges on which they trade, access to other sources of liquidity and be able to connect to the network of suppliers in their community.  For the FX trading community, international links are incredibly important and our new data centre is not only located close to the City of London but our tier one carriers offer customers a choice of high speed international connections from day one.     In addition, firms need to be able to prove that their IT infrastructure is resilient and fully backed up with effective and tested disaster recovery (DR) facilities and many firms are also talking to us about hosting their backup facilities servers.   What are the advantages of Volta’s Great Sutton Street location and in what ways has the site been redesigned to become...continued

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