Fortex to Deploy New ECN Matching Engine Located in Equinix LD5

March 7, 2018

Fortex is preparing to launch a new matching engine service in London. The location is Equinix’s LD5 datacenter with existing infrastructure already in place to provide hosting services for clients using the platform.

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Fortex has been providing institutional FX trading solutions for a number of years. The infrastructure in London is the company’s first, opening the doors for the firm to onboard more clients from Europe.

Fortex’s LD5 matching engine is designed for banks, brokers, active traders, and institutional investors.

“This platform enables us to better deliver Fortex’s entire product suite to the EMEA market, including liquidity aggregation, matching and white label solutions within the London datacenter. Having this presence in the biggest hub of FX trading globally enables us to grow our market and better serve our clients across the region,” commented the Executive VP and Head of Deliverable FX at Fortex, Jason Young.

Fortex’s LD5 matching engine has a direct connection by dedicated high-speed fiber lines to the existing infrastructure of the company located at Equinix data center locations in Hong Kong and New York.

The infrastructure is developed in-house, aiming to deliver high-performance, low-latency trading at sub-millisecond speeds.

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