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LMEnet

LMEnet is the new dedicated wide area network (WAN) from the London Metal Exchange. It is designed to give LME users a fast, reliable and secure connection to the all the Exchange’s electronic systems including LME Clear.

Latency-sensitive clients looking for top performance can choose to upgrade their service to LMEnet Premium. Whilst those looking for a low-cost solution outside Europe can opt for LMEnet Remote.

Colt - our LMEnet technology partner

LMEnet utilises technology partner Colt's telcoms network PrizmNet, and it will be up and running in Q3 2014. Existing Savvis users and new clients should speak to LME Helpdesk for more information.

Feature

LMEnet Premium

LMEnet

LMEnet Remote

On-demand scalability

1Gb

To 100Mb

None

Availability

99.999%

99.999%

99.9% (Colt VPN)

Network connection

Direct point to point

PrizmNet network

Colt VPN / Internet VPN

Advanced Service Monitoring

Yes

Yes

No

Packet loss visibility

Yes

Yes

No

Network latency and jitter visibility

Bespoke, based on fastest available route

Yes

No

Improved market gateway failover

Yes

Yes

No

Carrier and route diversity

Yes*

Yes*

No

*For all sites where commercially available

LMEnet - an overview