AboveNet: Shorter Route Will Slash London–Slough Latency

Network provider AboveNet has upgraded its FinanceNet Platform optical fiber route between its point of presence (PoP) at Equinix’s LD1 datacenter in the City of London to its PoP in Equinix’s LD4 Slough facility by “significantly” reducing cable lengths to minimize latency between the two UK financial hubs, officials say.

As Inside Market Data went to press last week, AboveNet planned to cut over to the optimized network route on the morning of Saturday, July 23 to avoid disruption during excha