NEW YORK, December 2, 2022 – IPC, a leading provider of secure, compliant communications and multi-cloud connectivity solutions for the global financial markets, today announced that its Connexus ALPHA solution has been recognized in the American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs) as the ‘Best New Technology Introduced Over the Last 12 Months.’ The award recognizes a firm that provides the most innovative technology to enhance, transform, and support a client’s infrastructure needs.
IPC’s Connexus ALPHA serves as the most recent expansion of IPC’s vast electronic trading portfolio. The solution, launched in March 2022, has a far-reaching global impact, enabling hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, and other market participants in the United States, Europe, and APAC to connect to key global liquidity venues through ultra-low latency optimized point-to-point optical fiber connections. Market participants that leverage Connexus ALPHA gain a valuable speed advantage in executing complex trading strategies while reducing the cost of trades.
“It is an honor to receive the award for ‘Best New Technology Introduced Over the Last 12 Months’ for our Connexus ALPHA solution,” said Bob Santella, Chief Executive Officer, IPC Systems. “This AFTA win reinforces our leadership position as we ensure market participants can trade seamlessly across the global financial markets with a state-of-the-art solution. In the fast-paced world of electronic trading, having the lowest possible latency to connect to key liquidity venues is a must. With firms having to come up with ever more sophisticated strategies to execute dynamic trading strategies, it is imperative they have world-class infrastructure to provide a competitive edge.”
Hosted by WatersTechnology, the AFTAs recognize excellence in the deployment and management of financial technology within the asset management and investment banking communities.