Mr. Kazuhiro Yamamoto, CEO & Director, FX One Limited explained “FX One runs an online foreign exchange and bullion trading platform that enables our investors to trade anytime anywhere. As our business relies heavily on internet platform, we need to ensure the uptime, security and connection stay uninterrupted. Our IT infrastructure must reside in a highly available and highly secure data centre to ensure business is operated around-the-clock. Furthermore, we need professional managed service that allows us to focus on business operations and set us free from managing IT infrastructure.”
NTT Communications was chosen to deliver the end-to-end ICT solutions from premium data centre service, dedicated hosting services to managed service.
NTT Communications Hong Kong Data Centre is designed according to Uptime Institute Tier III standard, providing a robust and fully redundant infrastructure. All the power and cooling systems are equipped with at least N+1 backup facilities to ensure high availability for FX One’s mission critical trading site. The data centre also adopts stringent measures to control the temperature and humidity, including cold aisle containment, plenum designed ceilings and round-the-clock cooling equipment. These measures provide an optimum environment for housing the IT equipment and minimize the risk of outage owing to server overheat.
The ISO accredited premium data centre ensures FX One customers and transactions data are hosted in a secure environment. Multiple physical access security measures are enforced with CCTV monitoring and 24x7 operations to ensure mission critical data are protected from unauthorized access.
With a gross floor area of 212,000 sq. ft. and over 3,000 high power capacity racks, the company-owned and purpose-built data centre features high scalability to meet with customers’ future needs for expansion.
In addition to premium managed service, NTT Communications Hong Kong Data Centre provides a wide array of value-added services from managed data centre services, and dedicated hosting to enhance IT operation efficiency and offload burden of IT managers.
Mr. Kazuhiro Yamamoto, CEO & Director, FX One Limited explained “We are seeking a data centre provider with world-class infrastructure that meets with the very stringent requirements of financial industries. NTT Communications’ data centre complemented with professional support delivers end-to-end solution that addresses our requirements for high availability, reliability, security and scalability.”