As the trading sector adapts to evolving technology and regulation, so too do the firms that provide the communications products and services that enable trades. IPC Systems exemplifies this trend.
There's encouraging news for solution providers who deal in the rarefied business of delivering technology to highly regulated verticals such as financial services. According to a new study, finance firms expect to spend more on IT in 2013, and the opening wallets have more to do with improving their businesses and cometitive advantage and less to do with merely complying with a growing list of regulations.
The global FX marketplace is huge and highly fragmented. Over the last few years this fragmentation has significantly increased along with demand for e-FX trading.
A long-time supplier of trading turrets is introducing “hoot” and intercom devices to the middle and back office. IPC, whose latest turrets bring voice, online and video communication together on the same screen, also has rolled out mobile apps for the iPad and iPhone.
IPC has proved its dominance once again by winning Best Trading Floor Communication System Provider in this year's Rankings, the fifth consecutive year for the company, and the eigth time overall.
There is something to be said about group dynamics in real life, becasue mroe often than not, people work in unision with others.
One year after Unigy's release, IPC is focusing on increasing the number of apps available for the product, improving its business intelligence, and building out its collaboration features.
Network and trading turret provider IPC has created a concept for a trader desktop that combines market data, communication and productivity tools, and is seeking client feedback to decide specific components it will build over the next two years.
IPC Systemsrecently introduced Connexus, a financial markets extranet, for ready access to its trading ecosystem. Low-Latency.com spoke to the company’s vice president of network services product management Joe Pickel to find out more.
Over the past 20 years, trading floors have undergone a dramatic period change. Perhaps most noticeably, trading floor sizes in some of the largest financial institutions have more than double, in some cases from around 850 desks to nearly 3,000. This growth has been driven both by pressure to improve efficiently and by technological advances to both hardware, software and within the network.
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