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Direct Connect

IPC’s global connectivity solution, Direct Connect, provides secure, low-latency managed network services. Our community includes all the market participants that touch the trade lifecycle including buy-side firms, sell-side firms, liquidity venues, inter-dealer brokers, independent software vendors, market data providers and clearing and settlement firms. IPC is a specialty provider of financial trading connectivity and communications solutions to the world’s leading financial services firms and has built a community of global financial market participants and partners for almost 40 years. IPC’s network interconnects more than 4,000 major financial market participants across 700 cities in more than 58 countries.


Guaranteed Bandwidth: leverages dedicated bandwidth at all times

Low Total Cost of Ownership: enables reaching trading partners with a single connection

Fast Activation: turns up new services at On-Net sites in a matter of hours

Broad Coverage: connects to a community of thousands of trading firms, vendors and venues

Low-Latency: facilitates time sensitive trading activities

Resilient: provides optimized network diversity through dozens of underlying carriers

Highly Secure: provisioned over 100% dedicated, not shared bandwidth

Ubiquitous Availability: connects regardless of the type of access available

"Follow-the-Sun" Support: enables high-touch customer service through teams in New York, London and Singapore available 24x7x365

Operational Intelligence through Direct Connect Performance: offers access to important information on circuits through an intuitive and easy-to-use web interface; as
a result you gain insight on circuit status, performance, and bandwidth utilization while being able to better manage your network infrastructure


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Contact Us to learn more about how IPC Direct Connect can maximize your electronic trading transactions.


High Quality, Reliable and Resilient Connectivity for Electronic Trading. Meet All Your Global, Regional and Local Connectivity Needs for Every Aspect of the Trade Lifecycle.