LSE Enlists Colt for Proximity Hosting

The London Stock Exchange is expanding its proximity hosting services, by allowing firms to co-locate their trading engines in close proximity to the exchange’s matching engines and datafeeds to access the LSE’s markets from a nearby datacenter operated by telecom provider Colt, officials tell Inside Market Data.

As a result of the partnership, latency-sensitive trading firms can now co-locate their trading systems in a Colt datacenter in London, within five kilometers of the exchange, which is