Jersey City, N.J – March 5, 2012 – IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced the continued rapid expansion of its global financial markets network across the Asia-Pacific region.
IPC’s Pan-Asian network now connects to key emerging markets such as China, India, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, complementing existing developed markets of Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Australia. The Financial Markets Network offers users resilient service delivery with self-healing, re-routing capabilities and has been designed in conjunction with multiple tier-one carriers to ensure the highest levels of performance.
“Asia’s role in international global banking and finance continues to grow rapidly and our customers are looking for resilient and secure services to connect to these markets,” said Joe Pickel, vice president, Network Services Product Management, IPC. “At IPC, we’re focused on supporting the exacting demands of the global investment community, and we’ve been building out our pan-Asian financial markets network to reflect their requirements.”
IPC’s Financial Markets Network connects the world’s major financial centers, providing capital market participants with the secure, high-speed connectivity they require to support all aspects of the trade lifecycle. Specifically engineered for electronic trading applications, IPC’s Connexus extranet service provides secure, dedicated bandwidth and scalable, flexible connectivity to support evolving electronic trading requirements.
The Connexus financial extranet service is part of the broader IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio including private extranet and Direct Connect data connectivity services, as well as Trader and Enhanced voice connectivity services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 4,000 market participant locations in over 700 cities in nearly 60 countries. Built on an IP/MPLS backbone, the highly scalable and secure Connexus service supports a number of industry standard and trading protocols.
IPC supports its expanding activities across the Asia Pacific markets through its network of offices in the region that provide a comprehensive mix of sales, implementation, integration and support services for its trading communications systems and network services.