NEW YORK – July 6, 2016 – IPC Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of specialized communications and managed network-as-a-service solutions for the financial trading community, today announced that it continues to grow its rapidly expanding and diverse financial marketplace with the addition of REDI Global Technologies to the IPC Financial Markets Network (FMN). IPC’s ecosystem of buy-side and sell-side firms can now reliably and securely access REDI’s trade management platform, supporting the entire trade lifecycle
“In today’s environment investors and brokers require efficient and dependable access to their trading platforms,” said Michael Sirchia, Head of Infrastructure at REDI. “We are pleased to partner with IPC to expand the reach of our industry-leading trade management platform, which allows clients to trade any exchange-traded instrument in virtually any market, with any counterparty, globally.”
“Institutional investors, asset managers, hedge funds and brokers continue to demand secure and compliant connectivity solutions to access counterparties, trade lifecycle services and market data,” said David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC. “We are delighted to collaborate with REDI to provide cutting-edge solutions to our diverse community of market participants and empower them to generate alpha, source liquidity and mitigate risk.”
The IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio includes the Connexus Financial Extranet, Direct Connect and MPLS WAN data services, as well as Trader and Enhanced Voice connectivity services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 6,000 market participant locations across 700 cities in more than 60 countries.
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At REDI, we are focused on bringing a new level of efficiency, transparency and openness to the trading process by building a collaborative community of investors, brokers, technology firms and content providers.
Through our modular, end-to-end trade management platform, users can execute everything from simple single stock trades to complex strategies across markets and time zones and manage your risk throughout the trade lifecycle. Access our growing network of over 175 execution brokers to route Equities, Futures or Options orders globally, as well as dozens of integrated prime and clearing brokers through our expanding suite of middle office tools. Collaborate with our broker and vendor partners, who are able to efficiently plug into our platform to reach our community of more than 5,000 active users.
REDI was among the industry’s first providers of trading technology and has pushed the state-of-the-art forward for more than 20 years. Today, with the backing of our investors – Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citadel, Goldman Sachs and Lightyear Capital – we’re building on our history of innovation to become an open, industry-backed ecosystem for the entire trading community. www.redi.com
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. www.ipc.com
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