Overview

FBS Markets is a Forex and CFD broker that offers its services across the globe. The company was established in 2009 and has continued to grow in size, capacity and technology. FBS offers currency pairs, CFDs, stocks, metals and cryptocurrencies on its modern platforms. Their website is available in 18 different languages to accommodate their broad range of users.

FBS has continued to grow exponentially over the past 10 years reaching over 13 million traders from over 190 countries.

Client:
FBS Markets
Industry:
Financial Services
Services:
Colocation, Forex Hosting, Data Centre Services, Equinix LD4

Challenge

FBS have been rapidly growing over a period of 10 years providing Forex and CFD Brokerage services to over 10 million traders around the world.

As the demand for FBS trading services continued to grow, the company needed to review ways to improve low latency to trading platforms as well as improve customer experience. Equinix LD4 was selected by FBS as the most suitable location to build out their financial trading platform as well as allow adequate expansion for future growth.

FBS required a strategic partner who could assist with implementing their data centre environment within the well-known financial services hub of Equinix LD4. The project required the partner to source a significant footprint of specific Dell server and storage infrastructure alongside deploying and managing multiple dedicated racks to cater for future expansion.

Extensive Technical Capabilities

Vissensa was chosen by FBS due to the extensive technical capabilities available which has also helped cater for some very well-known financial institutions around the world.

The project entailed a number of months designing the solution to the required specifications which ultimately resulted in Vissensa sourcing, configuring and installing critical IT equipment required within short timescales.

The data centre solution also included ongoing support as well as providing resilient dedicated transit to cater for demand whilst also ensuring uptime and performance to their traders.

Single Point of Contact

The key component to the data centre project was to find a partner who could assist in providing a full end to end service. Vissensa completed the deployment of server infrastructure over a number of days following a structured plan. The process of deployment allowed FBS the ability to contact Vissensa throughout the entire process allowing a single point of contact in the event of any issue.

The project has allowed for FBS Markets the ability to grow as demand increases as well as extending their FX trading capabilities to a low latency environment whilst ensuring swift deployment for new services when required.

The Financial services market critically the Forex trading arena is a fast-moving environment, so ensuring that FBS are at the forefront of this sector remains their main priority.

Customer Quote

“FBS had been looking for a partner to assist with deploying critical infrastructure to help sustain our business growth. Over a period of a number of months, Vissensa has been at the forefront of the design and implementation of our infrastructure.

The ability to call on Vissensa as and when there has been an issue or to help recommend improvements to our infrastructure has been proven multiple times by Vissensa’s technical ability across a range of server and storage infrastructure.

Vissensa has proven itself as a trusted IT partner to assist with our deployment in Equinix LD4 and have become an extended part of our IT Team in the UK.”

IT Director, FBS Markets Inc.