IPC Announces Major Expansion of Connexus Cloud by Providing Access and Hosting Capabilities to Taiwanese Financial Markets

HONG KONG, May 20, 2020 IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, today announces a major regional expansion of its Connexus Cloud platform in the Asia-Pacific region. Connexus Cloud now directly connects global financial market participants to the Taiwanese Financial Markets.

In conjunction with global carrier partners, IPC provides colocation, connectivity, and access to market data for the global financial markets community.

In response to the implementation of continuous matching and expanded order types by the TWSE effective from 23 March 2020 and resulting client requirements, IPC is pleased to extend connectivity and hosting services to the CHT Banqiao Proximity datacenter as part of its global platform.

“The strength of the Connexus Cloud financial ecosystem is not only technological but also strategic for both Asia-Pacific investors and global financial market participants,” said Mark Curran, Vice President, Network Operations, Asia Pacific, IPC.” He added, “By providing access and hosting capabilities in the region, IPC enhances the ability of investors to successfully execute trades, source liquidity and managed risk by having reliable connectivity throughout the trade lifecycle and access to a diverse ecosystem of market participants.”

IPC continues to expand its Asia-Pacific capital markets reach and provides international connectivity to Taiwan with a managed Network-as-a-Service model supporting market participants with adaptive and on-demand connectivity crucial in the region and globally. Connexus Cloud offers a purpose-built financial cloud ecosystem focused exclusively on the capital markets, along with a “follow-the-sun” customer service support linking Asia to the global financial markets.

Connexus Cloud is an unparalleled multi-cloud platform for the global financial markets, an ecosystem that interconnects more than 6,600 diverse capital market participants across 750 cities in over 60 countries. The Connexus Cloud suite of mission-critical managed solutions includes services such as, Connexus Extranet, Connexus Ethernet, Connexus WAN, and Connexus Hub, which facilitates a flexible model for services with global availability at premier colocation facilities.

With major offices throughout Asia Pacific, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo, IPC recognizes the need to interconnect global financial centers for end-to-end service level consistency bringing local support in many languages to trading firms.

Market participants interested in speaking to IPC subject matter experts about Connexus Cloud can schedule a meeting with us. We also encourage you to learn more at www.ipc.com.

About IPC

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 help make them secure, productive, compliant and connected. Visit ipc.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter (@IPC_Systems_Inc).

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