NEW YORK– December 4, 2019 – IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the global financial markets, today announced that it has won the 2019 American Financial Technology Award (AFTA) in the category of “Best Trading Infrastructure Provider” for its Connexus Cloud solution.
“The recognition of IPC’s Connexus Cloud solution in the 2019 AFTAs is a testament to the consistent dedication we have to provide the highest quality data, voice and cloud solutions to our customers,” said Bob Santella, CEO of IPC. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award and look forward to continue offering financial market participants the tools necessary for success.”
Connexus Cloud is an unparalleled private, secure cloud solution for the global financial markets. By providing and integrating private and hybrid clouds, and enabling secure access to over 550 public clouds, Connexus Cloud empowers the use of cloud for secure, guaranteed, high-performance data and voice communications. This includes optimizated deliveries for blockchain, market data and transactions. The Connexus Cloud multi-cloud platform links together the global capital markets with sell-side and buy-side firms, inter-dealer brokers, liquidity venues, energy firms, trade lifecycle providers, and market-data vendors as well as clearing and settlement firms. So they are all interconnected in an ecosystem of more than 6,600 capital market participants across 750 cities in over 60 countries across the globe.
“IPC continues to maintain its status as an industry leader, evidenced by its success in the AFTAs year after year,” said Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology. “This award is a representation of the company’s continued emphasis on innovation and service to financial market participants worldwide.”
The AFTAs, hosted by Waters Magazine and waterstechnology.com, recognize excellence in the deployment and management of financial technology within the asset management and investment banking communities.
IPC is a technology and service leader powering the global financial markets. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With a customer-first mentality, IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants. As the enabler of this ecosystem, IPC empowers the community to interact, transact and react to market changes and challenges, and we collaborate with our customers to make them secure, productive, compliant and connected. Learn more at ipc.com.
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