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Press Release -- September 28th, 2010
Source: IPC Systems
Tags: Expansion

IPC Extends Enhanced Voice Services to Tokyo Trading Venues

Solution expansion provides enhanced voice trading resiliency and recovery
for trading firms in Tokyo

Jersey City, N.J. – September 28, 2010 –

IPC Systems, a leading provider of indispensible trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced the service availability of its Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) for the Tokyo market. The addition of EVS will offer Tokyo-based trading firms uninterrupted delivery of trader voice services to a single or multiple trading floors, and facilitates interoperability with existing services at trading counterparties.

By implementing EVS, IPC's customers in Tokyo can take advantage of resilient delivery options to a single site and simultaneous circuit presentation to multiple sites to meet business continuity planning and disaster recovery connectivity requirements, and provide the traders in their firms uninterrupted, always-on voice trading communications. Delivered across IPC's intelligent global network, this service offering provides IP-based Automatic Ring Down (ARD), Open Wire/Hoot & Holler and Manual Ring Down (MRD) services that are engineered for superior quality, security and rapid availability.

IPC's new EVS service enhancements in Tokyo represents further investment in the Asia-Pacific marketplace and underscores IPC's commitment to deliver trader productivity and drive operational efficiencies throughout the region including other financial centers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney. This launch follows the company's recent announcement regarding the expansion of its high-speed network across Asia-Pacific.

"The introduction of EVS in Tokyo is a significant part of our broader deployment plans for launching advanced technology solutions in the region," said Mark Curran, vice president, Network Service Operations. "With the deployment of EVS in Tokyo, we are able to help our customers throughout the region achieve maximum business advantage by supplying and managing a suite of resilient and scalable communications that enables them to compete in today's local and international marketplace."

IPC's financial network comprises 4,000 global trading firms, vendors and venues and links 200 cities in 60 countries across six continents. With a global reach IPC is able to connect thousands of financial market trading participants into a single community linked by the company's secure private network. Additionally, IPC customers can depend on the company's Global Solutions Operations Center to proactively monitor the network 24x7x365, ensuring availability and reliability.

About IPC
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

Media Contacts
Anu Ahluwalia
IPC Systems, Inc
+1 201-253-2073
anu.ahluwalia@ipc.com

Matt Pennacchio
Ruder Finn for IPC
+1 212-715-1613
pennacchiom@ruderfinn.com

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