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Press Release -- July 22nd, 2010
Source: IPC Systems
Tags: Exchange

Waters Rankings Names IPC “Best Trading Turret” Provider

Traders around the globe select IPC as No. 1 for the Sixth Time in Seven Years

Jersey City, N.J., – July 22, 2010 – IPC Systems Inc., a leading provider of indispensable communications solutions to financial services firms and producer of the IQ/MAX turret, has been selected by Waters Rankings as “Best Trading Turret” provider for the sixth time the past seven years.

“IPC has once again proven that they are the turret provider of choice, as evidenced through our reader votes the last few years,” said Victor Anderson, editor-in-chief, Waters Magazine. “IPC has consistently provided its customers a competitive advantage through its proven solutions, and in turn, the customers have repeatedly voiced their opinion of IPC to our publication.”

IPC’s flagship turret, the IQ/MAX, brings together intuitive design and the latest in Voice over IP technology to deliver maximum clarity, speed, control and power to a trader’s fingertips. IQ/MAX represents the ultimate in high-performance trading communications, enhancing collaboration across the trading desk and heightening the trader’s own intuitive skills.

At the forefront of trading communications technology, IPC also offers the MAXaccess1000, an innovative mobility solution that maximizes trader access to customers and liquidity by extending the turret capabilities to the desktop of any PC. Now, wherever an Internet connection and phone exist, traders can leverage the power of their turret in order to maximizing productivity and customer care.

Furthermore, IPC’s Nexus Suite provides an open, flexible, end-to-end communications platform for the trading floor that unifies communications technology in real time. Using IPC’s recently announced One Management System™, today’s trading administrator can manage workflow across these innovative solutions to increase productivity, resiliency and security for their trading communications environment.

“We are constantly driving change and investing heavily in research and development to deliver solutions to empower traders with the tools to be faster, more productive, and collaborative,” said Michael Speranza, senior vice president, Global Product Management, IPC Systems. “We take pride in providing our customers with first-class technology, and are honored they have voted for us for six times in seven years.”

The Waters Rankings are the annual readers’ choice awards of Waters magazine, which recognize the combined leadership of technological capabilities and human expertise in each category. Qualified voters hail from buy- and sell-side firms as well as exchanges and brokerages. More than 1,000 voters chose the best financial IT solution and services in the annual Waters Rankings.

About Waters

WatersTechnology, which incorporates Buy-Side Technology, Sell-Side Technology and Waters magazine, is the publisher of choice for senior level management working in the global financial trading markets. WatersTechnology provides monthly special reports on the key topics that are driving debate in key industries. With a level of insight for understanding and identifying the requirements of business and technology professionals at buy-side and sell-side firms, WatersTechnology helps key decision-makers with the process issues they face. They are the people who implement trading technology initiatives to grow revenues and reduce costs at their firms. For more information, please visit and

About IPC

IPC is a leading provider of indispensable financial trading communications solutions to the world’s leading 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

IQ/MAX, MAXaccess1000 and Nexus Suite are registered marks of IPC Systems, Inc. One Management System is an IPC trademark.

Media Contacts
Anu Ahluwalia
IPC Systems, Inc
+1 201-253-2073

Matt Pennacchio
Ruder Finn for IPC
+1 212-715-1613

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