Ultra Low Latency

Competitive fibre and microwave routes connecting Asia, Europe and the US

Designed to meet the HFT needs of the most demanding buy and sell-side firms

Colt’s Ultra Low Latency solution portfolio is designed specifically to meet the demanding performance and reliability requirements of the financial trading community. The portfolio includes low-latency connectivity between the main financial markets around the globe using a combination of our market leading Ethernet / MSP network in Europe, complemented by low-latency partner routes over fibre and microwave in Europe and other key geographies.

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With the support of Colt, overall security and business continuity was increased even further. The level of security knowledge, particularly for the financial markets, as well as the high standard of technical equipment and personnel required for the data centre, in conjunction with the available internal and external network structures, all pointed towards a solution with Colt.

Dietmar Bethke Associate Director of the Infrastructure Department, Berenberg

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  • Competitive latencies

    Ultra Low Latency offers competitive latencies across our network, and some of the lowest latencies available across many global routes

  • 24/7 knowledgable support

    Colt has been focusing on the capital markets since its inception and thoroughly understands today’s challenges and opportunities. We consider
    ourselves as an extension of your IT and trading desk teams with 24×7 international service desk support included.

  • One-stop shop

    In addition to Ultra Low Latency, our customers can also benefit from our extensive portfolio of Capital Markets services, including Exchange Colocation for Market Data and Managed Services

  • Reliable project management & client on-boarding

    Colt communicates and coordinates directly with your end clients for initial implementation and ongoing operations including network provisioning, hardware procurement, physical installation and cabling, basic configuration, connectivity testing, and remote/smart hands

  • Guaranteed performance

    Trusted by proprietary trading desks and sell-side institutions, we provide a wide range of network solutions including IP-VPN, Ethernet and leased lines to match individual business needs as well as security and performance requirements.

  • Time-to-market

    Colt provides a comprehensive offering with key low-latency routes, cost-effective colocation solutions, managed services and end-to-end offerings for your entire trading and network infrastructure.

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Our award-winning, captial markets solutions give you the ability to seamlessly interconnect your business, so you can become more responsive to new challenges and opportunities.

Whatever your challenges or questions, let our experts guide you on your connectivity journey.

Additional information

  • A single physical connection to Colt PrizmNet gives you immediate access to a global capital markets ecosystem of exchanges, venues, providers of trading and regulatory solutions, and other market participants and service providers (including data feeds). With an advanced portal giving you full control of your services, it’s a fast, cost-effective way to extend your reach and capabilities.

    • Insight into performance: Advanced network reporting gives you a clear picture of the performance and utilisation of your Colt PrizmNet services in near real time, helping you plan for any changes or upgrades to meet short or long-term needs

    • PrizmNet Online makes it quick and easy to add new services, connect new locations and customer end-points, and add bandwidth to support your trading strategy more efficiently.

    • At any time, you can track orders for new services, review invoices, get access to technical support and ticketing services, and access information and updates about the Colt PrizmNet service.

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