Jersey City, N.J.
Paris based financial firms can implement state-of-the-art resiliency options to protect trader communications and enable seamless business continuity
Jersey City, N.J. – June 1, 2010 – IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of indispensable trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced the introduction of its Enhanced Voice Service (EVS) in Paris, France. EVS is IPC’s Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based service that provides an additional layer of protection for companies implementing business continuity programs.
Through EVS IPC customers can implement resilient delivery options to a single site to ensure delivery of critical services in the event of an access link fault, or take advantage of simultaneous circuit presentation to multiple sites to satisfy business continuity planning and disaster recovery connectivity requirements. Delivered across IPC's intelligent global network, this service offering provides SIP-based resilient voice services designed specifically for traders such as Automatic Ring Down (ARD), Open Wire / Hoot & Holler and Manual Ring Down (MRD) that are engineered for superior quality, security and availability. Additionally, IPC's ever growing extranet comprising more than 4,000 global trading firms, market participants and venues can facilitate rapid connections to trading partners and take full advantage of the benefits of IP within their trading environment.
The service enhancement in Paris follows the strategic deployment of EVS in key financial centers worldwide including Toronto, Singapore and Hong Kong. EVS is a fully-managed service that protects critical Trader Voice circuits designed specifically to mitigate or practically eliminate the risk of voice connectivity downtime. Multiple methods and levels of redundancy can ensure uninterrupted communication between trading partners providing an extremely robust solution for business continuity and disaster recovery (BCP/DR) protection.
“We are extremely pleased to announce the introduction of EVS to our Paris based customers,” said Dave Brown, senior vice president, Network Services Operations, IPC. “Europe is a key expansion zone for IPC and we are committed to providing the optimum trading network for our customers in Europe. Advanced services like Enhanced Voice Services and Electronic Connectivity Services provide the competitive advantages trading firms must have in order to succeed in today’s global financial marketplace.”
This continued investment in state-of-the-art backbone infrastructure and technology expands IPC’s global trading extranet providing participants with direct access to reach its customers and execution venues across the region. IPC delivers customer voice and electronic trading data over a secure converged IP-based network offering low-latency and high-performance. It features connections across multiple carriers and routes providing our customers with resilient service delivery and self-healing re-routing capabilities built-in.
IPC's global network infrastructure is designed and built for full redundancy and high performance. Additionally, IPC customers can depend on the company’s Global Solutions Operations Centers to proactively monitor the network 24x7x365, ensuring availability and reliability.
IPC is a leading provider of indispensable financial trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises. With 35 years of expertise and innovation, IPC provides its customers with global systems and solutions, as well as a suite of products and enhanced services that includes advanced Voice-over-IP technology and integrated network and 24x7x365 management services in more than 60 countries. Based in Jersey City, N.J., IPC has approximately 900 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit www.ipc.com.