Borsa İstanbul CoLocation service enables its clients to place their equipments at Borsa İstanbul Data Center in which the Exchange’s market systems are also located. Thereby clients have the opportunity to access the market systems in a faster and more reliable manner.

With its CoLocation service Borsa İstanbul aims to reach variety of market participants including Members, HFT/Algo firms, Service providers that are seeking the highest possible access speed.

Why CoLocation?

Fastest Access to Exchange’s Systems

Under normal conditions, roundtrip latency (software+network) provided under CoLocation is around;

100 µs with FIX

60 µs with OUCH 


Borsa İstanbul provides same cabling length from each cabinet to the trading system within its CoLocation service. 

Risk Mitigation

With its state of art Data Center, Borsa İstanbul offers the most secure and advanced solution to its customers.

With its state of art Data Center Borsa İstanbul offers the most secure and advanced solution to its customers. All components (connections, energy, cooling systems) are provided redundantly. Upon demand on-site support is granted by well-trained Borsa staff. 


Borsa İstanbul provides the appropriate infrastructure for HFT/Algorithmic trading.

Co-location Services

Basic Service (Hosting) 

  • Half / Shared Cabinets in DC
  • 1.5 kW energy service with UPS backup
  • Cooling infrastructure fixed at a certain temperature interval, operating in redundancy
  • Smart PDU systems for the periodical monitoring and measurement of electricity consumption
  • 20 hours of Remote Hands services, for the first 3 months,
  • 3 x Cross connection (connection to other customers hosting in DC) 

Market Connectivity

  • 1 GB/sec fiber and copper connections to access to Exchange’s market systems
  • 10GB/sec fiber connections to access to Exchange’s market systems

Additional Cabinet, Power, Connectivity

Upon the hosting service, customers have the option to purchase additional cabinet, power and external/internal connections.

Other IT services  (System & Operation) 

  • Remote Hands Service
  • Storage – Warehousing Services and Installation Area Usage Services
  • Site visit reservation and accompaniment services
  • Cabinet Reservation Program
  • Cabinet change service 

Other IT services (Application & Software) 

  • Dedicated Gateway Service

Market Data

ITCH (market by order) and standard market data (market by price) are not provided within the scope of CoLocation service. To get real time/historical ITCH and/or standard market data, please contact with Exchange.