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Press Release -- October 19th, 2016
Source: bso, netrality

BSO Signs with Netrality Properties, Expanding into Third On-Net Data Centre in Chicago at 717 South Wells

New PoP is Latest Move in Aggressive US Expansion, Provides BSO and Netrality Customers Additional Point of Access to BSO’s Ultra-Low Latency Global Network

LONDON — October 18, 2016 — BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces its new relationship with Netrality Properties, owner and operator of network-neutral carrier hotels and colocation facilities, to establish a new Point of Presence (PoP) in BSO’s third on-net data centre in Chicago at 717 South Wells. This expansion benefits both BSO and Netrality customers, providing financial traders and other clients looking for fast, diverse, reliable connections with a single point of entry to BSO’s global, ultra-low latency network, which offers local infrastructure while also linking the Americas to Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. The move is BSO’s latest in its comprehensive and aggressive US expansion plan.

One of the city’s most connected buildings, 717 South Wells serves as a gateway to local and long-haul infrastructure, offers reliable interconnection for its customers and features a carrier-neutral Meet-Me-Room. BSO’s move into 717 South Wells further emphasizes the company’s dedication to bringing its unique approach to connectivity to Chicago, the centre of the derivatives market and one of the world’s top financial trading hubs. BSO also has PoPs in Chicago’s E. Cermak and Aurora DC3 data centres; this third entry point provides increased diversity to customers accessing the network.

BSO’s key ultra low latencies into/out of Chicago include:

Chicago <> Moscow 105.40 ms RTD

Chicago <> Dubai 180.95 ms RTD

Chicago <> Mumbai 176.95 ms RTD

“We’re delighted to welcome BSO to our list of carriers in 717 South Wells. Strategically located in the heart of the financial district, 717 South Wells is perfectly suited for BSO as it provides its client with long-haul low latency connectivity,” says Reggie Curtis, Director of Business Development of Netrality Properties.

“We know that access to financial trading circuits, with key entry points in Chicago, is crucial to our clients, so we’re establishing our presence in this city in a big way as part of our US expansion,” says Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO. “We’re proud to work with Netrality Properties, a data centre provider that understands the importance of reliable, ultra-fast connections.”

Learn more about BSO’s other recent US expansion announcements here.

To view BSO’s global network map, please click here.


About BSO

BSO is the Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider of choice for global businesses wanting superior technology infrastructure and connectivity to the world’s most dynamic marketplaces. The company pioneers technology across emerging and established markets, designing solutions that offer the highest availability and lowest latency in the industry. Headquartered in London, BSO’s global network reaches every continent and spans 20 countries with 91 data centre locations.

BSO is redefining connectivity through best-in-class services, global knowledge base and a unique approach to the customer experience. The company continually strives to innovate and invest in its own services to ensure its solutions evolve in parallel with the finance community. For more information, please visit Follow BSO on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Netrality Properties

Netrality Properties owns and operates network-neutral carrier hotels and meet me rooms providing a mix of retail and wholesale data center solutions driven by network-rich interconnection environments.  Netrality Properties today has seven strategic network interconnection properties:  210 N Tucker and 900 Walnut in St. Louis, 325 Hudson in New York City (owned in joint venture with Jamestown), 1102 Grand in Kansas City, 717 S Wells in Chicago, 1301 Fannin in Houston and 401 North Broad in Philadelphia.

For more information on Netrality Properties, please visit

Netrality Contact:
Lauren Sauer Mooser
Tel: +1.347.545.2035

BSO Media Contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates

+1.866.695.3629 x 17

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