TNS Expands Connectivity Across 11 Countries And 23 Exchange In APAC

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has expanded its low-latency backbone across the APAC region, offering access to most Asian exchanges including Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), Singapore Exchange (SGX), and Japan Exchange Group (JPX).

Employing subsea cable systems and protected network links to ensure the highest network uptime, the network has sufficient capacity to ensure delivery of streaming market data globally, with the ability to deliver APAC sourced market data to the US, and US sourced market data to APAC, the firm states.

TNS is now providing coverage across 11 countries and 23 exchanges in Asia Pacific as it consolidates its position within the trading industry.

Tom Lazenga, VP of Global Sales at TNS, said: “The Asian financial markets include many of the world’s leading, as well as rapidly emerging, stock exchanges. Extending TNS’ presence and connectivity in Asia gives us the ability to offer traders access to these financial centers and exchanges simply, quickly and with a lower total cost of ownership.”

“It is a very exciting time in Asia as the financial markets are experiencing a period of significant global growth leading to opportunities for investors which we are helping to facilitate with our rapid expansion in region”.

Managed service providers have become key within the industry as trading firms look to gain low-latency access to multiple markets without any down time.

TNS’ Layer 1 solution delivers connectivity in as little as 5 to 85 nanoseconds, making it up to 10 times faster than traditional layer 3 architectures.

The full suite includes order routing, market data access, and Managed Hosting to help traders gain access to Asian markets at the top of their game.

TNS removes the complexity of researching, procuring, installing, and managing trading infrastructure. The managed service provider brings together more than 2,800 financial community endpoints, supported by a global, 125-strong point-of-presence footprint. 

The firm’s roster of clients includes several top names within the trading industry, such as Citi, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, JPMorgan, HSBC, and UBS.

TNS offers a range of connectivity, colocation, cloud, market data, and VPN solutions within its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) portfolio.

TNS manages some of the largest real-time data communication networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply, securely and reliably interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms.

TNS’ existing footprint supports millions of connections and provides access to critical databases. TNS’ network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for “one-to-many” and “many-to-many” connections over a global platform.