Customers Vote IPC ‘Best Trading Floor Communications System Provider’ in Waters Technology Rankings

NEW YORK — July 14, 2016 – IPC, a leading global financial markets technology and service provider, has for the sixth consecutive year been voted “Best Trading Floor Communication System Provider” in the Waters Rankings.

“We truly value this award as it is based on votes of our customers. It is a great honor that they have consistently recognized us as the top turret and trading communications provider,” said Don Henderson, Senior Vice President, Product and Customer Service. “We are committed to meeting the needs of our global customer community, and this affirms their confidence in IPC’s leading technology and service to do just that.”

IPC’s community includes more than 200,000 users that use IPC’s communication solutions to exchange information and collaborate in real-time.  The offerings include Unigy, IPC’s next-generation work-flow platform. Unigy provides on-demand, secure, compliant communications to customer front, middle and back-office teams. It offers an unprecedented level of flexibility to leverage capabilities across IPC workstations like IQ/MAX Touch, and also PC and mobile endpoints.

 “As the industry continues to evolve, we are progressing our technology to meet the changing needs of our customers, whose support is invaluable,” adds Henderson.  “We are transforming compliance from a regulatory obligation into a competitive advantage by developing specialized, innovative solutions that enable them to not only mitigate risk, but also enhance their trading operations.”

“Waters Magazine has turned to its expert readers for the past 14 years to determine the top vendors in their respective fields for the annual Waters Rankings. For a sixth year, Waters readers have chosen IPC as Best Trading Floor Communications System Provider, and when totaled with IPC’s previous honors as the Best Trading Turret, they have ranked 11 times out of 12,” said Anthony Malakian, U.S. editor, Waters.

The Waters Rankings are the annual readers’ choice awards of Waters Magazine, which recognize the combined leadership of technological capabilities and human expertise in various categories. Qualified voters participating in the Waters rankings are from buy- and sell-side firms as well as exchanges and inter dealer brokers. More than 1,000 voters chose the best financial IT solution and services in the annual Waters Rankings. The Best Trading Floor Communications System Provider category supersedes the best trading turret provider category in the Waters Rankings, which IPC won six of the seven years the category was on offer: 2004 through 2006 and then 2008 through 2010.

About IPC

IPC is a technology and service leader that powers financial markets globally. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With customers first and always, we collaborate with each to understand their individual needs to help make them secure, productive and compliant within our connected community. Through service excellence, long-developed expertise and a focus on innovation and community, we provide agile and efficient ways for our customers to accelerate their ability to adapt to the ever–changing requirements for advanced data networks, compliance and collaboration with all counter-parties across the financial markets.


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About Waters

Each month, Waters reports and analyzes the practical implementation of financial technology in the wholesale banking and securities industries. Since its launch in 1993, financial IT professionals worldwide have relied on the magazine for its focused, in-depth coverage of financial market data and technology as well as the human issues of talent management, staff retention and compensation within the financial services community. With more than 10,000 subscribers, Waters readers enjoy the insights of CIOs and CTOs from the global capital markets. Waters is published by Incisive Media Plc. For more information, please visit and

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