Benefits Of Using A Forex VPS

Many forex traders leverage a forex VPS to improve their trading. By using a forex VPS, traders can experience numerous benefits that can significantly enhance their trading activities. One of the primary advantages of utilizing a forex VPS is the ability to have uninterrupted and reliable connectivity. This is crucial in the fast-paced world of forex trading, where even a few seconds of downtime can result in missed trading opportunities or potential losses. With a dedicated virtual private server, traders can ensure that their trading platform remains online and accessible at all times, allowing them to execute trades swiftly and efficiently.

Another advantage of using a forex VPS is the enhanced security it provides. In today’s digital age, where cyber threats are prevalent, ensuring the safety and confidentiality of one’s trading activities is paramount. A forex VPS offers robust security measures such as firewalls, encryption protocols, and regular data backups to safeguard sensitive information from unauthorized access or loss. Traders can trade with peace of mind knowing that their transactions and personal data are protected within a secure environment.

Additionally, a forex VPS allows traders to overcome geographical limitations. The servers hosting the VPS are often strategically located near major financial hubs, ensuring low latency connections for faster order execution. This enables traders to take advantage of price movements in real-time without being hindered by physical distance.

Furthermore, using a forex VPS enables traders to run automated trading strategies 24/7 without the need for constant monitoring. By hosting their expert advisors or algorithms on a VPS, traders can ensure that their strategies are executed precisely according to predefined parameters even when they are away from their computers or sleeping.

In conclusion, incorporating a forex VPS into one’s trading arsenal offers several advantages such as uninterrupted connectivity, enhanced security, improved latency, and the ability to automate trading strategies. These benefits contribute towards creating an optimal trading environment where traders can optimize their performance and stay ahead in the competitive world of forex trading

Commonly Asked VPS Questions:

Q: Will I be able to run MetaTrader 4 and 5 on your forex VPS service?

A: Yes! You can install your broker’s MetaTrader 4 and 5 right on your VPS. Additionally we are happy to install it for you.

Q: Will I be able to use multiple forex brokers on one VPS?

A: Yes! Our forex VPS service will allow you to run multiple brokers all on the same VPS

Q: Will my MetaTrader 4/5 continue to run even when my computer is turned off?

A: Yes! By using our VPS service you can run your trading platforms at all times, even when your computer is powered off

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How To Get A Free Forex VPS With ICMarkets

We have partnered with ICMarkets to provide free VPS service for their clients. The steps to receive free VPS service can be found below:

Step 1: Trade 15 lots or more each month – In order to receive free VPS service you must trade 15 lots or more each month. If you trade less than 15 lots then it is possible that your free VPS service will be cancelled.

Step 2: Apply – After you have met the required trading volume of 15 lots, you must apply for the free VPS service here –

Step 3: Wait For VPS Details – Once your free VPS application has been accepted we will setup your VPS and email you the login details within 24 hours.


Q: I have multiple live accounts with ICMarkets. Will the total volume across all accounts be counted?
A: Yes, the total volume for all of your accounts counted.

Q: What if I don’t meet the trading requirements yet?
A: Even if you do not yet meet the 15 lot volume requirement you can still enjoy a discount on our services. Once you reach the volume you requirement you can then request your free VPS service. The link for discounted VPS service can be found here –

Q: If I start with a paid VPS plan, and then move to a free plan can I keep the same VPS?
A: Yes, your VPS will remain the same even when you upgrade to a free plan.

Q: If I change from a paid plan to a free plan once I reach the required volume, will I get a refund for past payments?
A: No. There are no refunds for past payments. With the way the system works ICMarkets will be paying for your service going forward only. All past payments are final.

Q: What if I fail to meet the volume requirement one month?
A: If you fail to trade 15 lots in a month then it is possible your free VPS may be cancelled. In this case we will send you an email alert so that you can make any changes needed, or change your account to a paid plan.


Benefits Of Using A Forex VPS: Latency

In the volatile world for forex it’s no secret that every millisecond counts. The matter of just a few seconds will make the difference of where your order is filled, thus eating away at your profits or amplifying your loses.

For example: let’s say that you are trading from your home PC in Europe, and your broker’s trading server is in NYC. You send an order to buy 1.0 lots of EUR/USD at 1.08450. However due to the distance and network latency/delay your order actually gets filed at 1.08455. This is a difference of 5 pips! When using the trading volume of 1.0 lots, this is equal to losing $5 just because of the network latency/delay. Imagine how much money is lost when you multiple this by 10 or 20 or even 100 trades!

However NYCServers is here to help! With our VPS service traders can run their trading platforms on a remote computer that is very close to their broker’s server. This means that your order will have less distance to travel, giving you better order executions (thus more potential profit)

Here is a great visual example:

In this example, the trader is the blue dot. Their broker’s server is the green pin.

As you can see orders must travel a great distance before it reaches the broker’s server. Now let’s see how that changes when the trader uses a VPS…

Now the broker is the blue dot, and the trader’s VPS where their trades are coming from is the green dot.

As you can see by using a VPS the trader has greatly reduced the distance that their order must travel to reach the broker’s server. This will result in faster order execution times, and potentiality more profit for the trader!

If you have any questions about our VPS service please contact us anytime by emailing [email protected]. We are always happy to help!