TRAFiX Joins IPC’s Rapidly Growing Equities and Derivatives Marketplace

New York, NY – April 27, 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 financial marketplace with the addition of TRAFiX to the IPC Financial Markets Network (FMN). IPC’s diverse ecosystem of buy-side and sell-side firms can now reliably connect to the TRAFiX OMS, EMS and Managed FIX Routing Solution to trade equities, options and complex derivatives.

“Given today’s volatile markets, portfolio managers and traders are seeking novel solutions that are engineered to address their most complex trading challenges,” said Michael Ottrando, Managing Director and Global Head of Sales at TRAFiX. “We are delighted to partner with IPC to expand the reach of our holistic suite of trade lifecycle services and empower a wider community of global capital market participants to generate alpha and achieve best execution.”

“The markets demand secure and reliable connectivity for every step in the investment cycle including idea generation, optimal idea expression, trade execution, risk management, compliance, clearing, settlement and market data delivery,” said David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC. “We are thrilled to collaborate with TRAFiX to provide innovative solutions to our diverse community of institutional investors, fund managers and market makers and enable their increasingly complex global search for alpha across asset classes.”

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.

About TRAFiX

TRAFiX LLC is a broker-neutral technology provider that has been founded to supply cutting-edge, innovative trading solutions that address the functional & regulatory requirements of the Financial Services Industry. Our real-time, scalable products have been specifically designed to utilize the recent advancements in software development and enterprise architecture to resolve the growing challenges faced by today’s trading community. The TRAFiX product offering supports Equity, Option & Complex Option trading and includes highly customizable Order Management & Execution Management Systems, low-latency / high performance Proprietary FIX Engines and more; our architectural design allows for the continuous addition of future products and asset classes. In an industry inundated with legacy trading software, TRAFiX was established to put the power back in the hands of the Customer. For additional information or to request a demo, please contact It’s time to Trade Up to TRAFiX

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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