IPC’s Financial Markets Network has been selected as the “Best Sell-Side Trading Network” in Sell-Side Technology’s first annual Sell-Side Technology Awards program. The selection was made by a panel of industry experts and Waters journalists.
IPC’s Financial Markets Network facilitates more than one trillion dollars of capital markets trading commerce daily and enables the complete trade life cycle across all asset classes including, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Equities, Futures, Options, Commodities and OTC Derivatives.
“We’re honored to be selected as the Best-Sell Side Trading Network in the inaugural Sell-Side Technology Awards,” Joe Pickel, Vice President, Network Services Product Management said. “Although our Finanical Markets Network may feature the newest and most advanced technology in the market, it is only a part of the reason for our success. With 40 years of experience serving the Capital Markets, we know that technology isn’t a solution in and of itself. It’s how you leverage that technology to provide services that makes the difference.”
The IPC Financial Markets Network is a comprehensive suite of mission critical managed network services designed and operated for the global financial markets. The FMN includes voice and data connectivity solutions such as private wires, financial extranet cloud (Connexus), managed VPN, Ethernet services (Direct Connect), transport solutions and colocation. Encompassing more than 115,000 route miles, the FMN connects more than 200,000 users at more than 5,000 locations in 700 cities in more than 60 countries. The FMN has connectivity to more than 60 liquidity venues globally including those in all major markets.
Sell-Side Technology covers how financial institutions maintain their competitive advantage by making strategic investments into their front-office trading systems; examines internally developed and third-party systems being brought to market and the latest technology’s impact on the industry. Sell- Side Technology is published by Incisive Media Plc. For more information, please visit www.watersonline.com and www.incisivemedia.com.
IPC offers high- and low-touch trading communications solutions to the global financial trading community including the top investment banks, hedge funds and investment managers in established and emerging markets. With a 100-percent focus on this sector and nearly 40 years of expertise and an unrivaled record of innovation, IPC provides customers with unified solutions that support collaborative voice trading and real-time electronic trading and market data connectivity. IPC’s offerings include the first unified communications/application platform, award-winning hard and soft turrets, electronic connectivity services including enhanced voice services, business continuity solutions, and follow-the-sun service and support. IPC’s global reach extends to nearly 60 countries – including a financial extranet of 4,000 on-net locations in over 700 cities and more than 115,000 turrets deployed worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, IPC has approximately 1,000 employees located throughout the Americas and the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.