By Lightwave

Interconnect and data center services provider Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) says that it now offers direct access to the Hibernia Express transatlantic submarine cable system. The subsea network, which recently went into service (see “Hibernia Express transatlantic submarine cable network ready for service”), offers what both Equinix and Hibernia assert is the lowest latency route between New York and London – specifically, the Equinix NY4 and LD4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers.

The two companies quote a round-trip latency transmission of less than 58.95 ms. This figure should prove appealing to financial services firms looking to connect facilities in the two cities, Equinix believes.

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