Infotech Lead Asia: IPC Systems, a provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions, will deploy Platform Equinix to offer Equinix customers access to its Financial Markets Network services.
The deployment will be in Equinix’s data centers in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo to offer trading communication solutions to address the demand for smarter and faster trading in key financial centers in Asia-Pacific.
By leveraging Platform Equinix, IPC will be able to offer Equinix customers access to its Financial Markets Network services which include Connexus, IPC’s financial extranet, Direct Connect data service and managed VPN services.
“Equinix customers in these markets can expect to see improved performance and new market opportunities through direct interconnection between members of Equinix’s established ecosystems as well as a consistent and premium customer experience,” said David Wilkinson, senior director, business development, financial services, Equinix Asia-Pacific.
This combination of services brings together a global community of capital market participants where members can securely and rapidly access trade lifecycle services and market data through a single connection or establish point-to-point ethernet connections that securely link multiple geographically dispersed locations to create a private network.
IPC and Equinix have worked together in Asia-Pacific since 2007 and have since expanded their relationship in North America and Europe.
The APAC region is a key area of growth for the capital markets and IPC is committed to providing industry leading, value-added network solutions for traders in a reliable and secure environment.
“By deploying our Financial Markets Network service inside Equinix’s data centers we can connect to more than 450 buy-and sell-side and over 75 trading venues in the world’s top 16 financial markets allows us to provide faster, smarter and more secure services for our customers in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo,” said David Dodd, senior vice president, Asia Pacific Region, IPC.
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