Virtual Private Server
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) allows Forex traders to run a variety of automated trading strategies, including expert advisors (EAs) 24 hours a day 7 days a week without having to maintain any computer hardware, back up internet or power supply. Having in place a VPS ensures that you can run your EA’s in a trouble free environment without the need for any additional computer hardware.
IC Markets recommends VPS providers co-located inside Equinix data centres with direct cross connects to our trading servers in Equinix NY4.
A minimum volume of 100 round turn (FX) lots per calendar month is requried to qualify for a sponsored VPS with one of the providers below.
ForexVPS servers are some of the most powerful that money can buy giving you confidence that your VPS will maintain constant connection to the forex markets.
At ForexVPS we have staff available 24hrs per day to help you setup your VPS, troubleshoot any issues and even install 3rd party EA’s and indicators should you require assistance.
VPS activation in only 20mins
Commercial Network Services (CNS)
IC Markets is directly connected via ON NET with Commercial Network Services. CNS is the industry leader of VPS’s for FOREX traders. CNS utilizes native Microsoft Windows 2012 Hyper-V, SSD disks and SR-IOV for maximum performance and low latency connectivity. CNS is one of the few VPS providers to offer a 100% uptime guarantee and around the clock support. Latency between CNS and IC Markets is <1ms.
VPS plans start at USD $35/month.
Beeks FX VPS
IC Markets has in place fibre optic cross connects directly to Beeks NY data centre. Beeks is one of the most innovative VPS providers, utilising the latest hardware with no expense spared traders are able to enjoy ultra low latency. Ping times from Beeks VPS to IC Markets NY4 servers are as low as 0.5 milliseconds.