Customer Managed Connectivity (CMC)

Customer Managed Connectivity (CMC)

What is Customer Managed Connectivity? (CMC)

Customer Managed Connectivity (CMC) enables customers to securely link their own network directly to London Stock Exchange Group.

Utilising an optimised network platform, engineered for low latency, resiliency and scalability, customers are able to access markets and services through a number of Accredited Connectivity Providers, datacentre cross connects or even utilise a local internet connection.

Who is it for?

Customer Managed Connectivity (CMC) provides access to a wide range of customers, including investment firms, data vendors, exchange venues, clearing houses, service providers and independent software vendors (ISVs).

Main features

  • Global locations
    Access our private network via CMC in global locations.
  • Flexibility
    Ability to choose from a number of different physical circuit providers, datacentre cross connects or use an internet connection
  • Secure and resilient
    Private dedicated network designed for high availability
  • Scalability
    Choice of access speeds, from 2Mb to 10Gb
  • High performance
    Optimised network infrastructure for direct
    low latency access to our markets

Key Benefits:

  • Global locations enable clients to physically connect to LSEG in multiple geographies reducing time to market
  • Customers can choose from a number of different physical access suppliers utilising existing commercial relationships or creating new ones
  • Customer access can be sized from 2Mb to 10Gb to suit the information and trading service requirements of the firm
  • Access to London Stock Exchange Group’s production and disaster recovery facilities are included as standard, providing customers the ability to recover quickly in difficult conditions
  • Increased control through the management of your own technical infrastructure
  • Improved performance over an optimised network
    infrastructure, increasing the probability of realising opportunities

Direct Circuit Access

Clients can choose from our Accredited Connectivity Partners , determining the physical circuits which best suits their needs.

Please click here to find details on our Accredited Connectivity Partners, or contact for further information on this product.

Internet Access

Clients can access our markets using a local internet connection.

Customer Managed Connectivity VPN (CMC VPN) utilises a customer’s existing connection to the internet to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) through a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN).

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