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The IPC Financial Markets Network Continues to Grow Across the Asia-Pacific Region


Customers in Asian Financial Centers Gain Access to Global Community of Capital Market Participants and Trade Lifecycle Services

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced the continued rapid expansion of its global financial markets network across the Asia-Pacific region.

IPC's Pan-Asian network now connects to key emerging markets such as China, India, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, complementing existing developed markets of Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Australia.   The Financial Markets Network offers users resilient service delivery with self-healing, re-routing capabilities and has been designed in conjunction with multiple tier-one carriers to ensure the highest levels of performance.

"Asia's role in international global banking and finance continues to grow rapidly and our customers are looking for resilient and secure services to connect to these markets," said Joe Pickel, vice president, Network Services Product Management, IPC. "At IPC, we're focused on supporting the exacting demands of the global investment community, and we've been building out our pan-Asian financial markets network to reflect their requirements."

IPC's Financial Markets Network connects the world's major financial centers, providing capital market participants with the secure, high-speed connectivity they require to support all aspects of the trade lifecycle. Specifically engineered for electronic trading applications, IPC's Connexus extranet service provides secure, dedicated bandwidth and scalable, flexible connectivity to support evolving electronic trading requirements.

The Connexus financial extranet service is part of the broader IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio including private extranet and Direct Connect data connectivity 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 4,000 market participant locations in over 700 cities in nearly 60 countries. Built on an IP/MPLS backbone, the highly scalable and secure Connexus service supports a number of industry standard and trading protocols.

IPC supports its expanding activities across the Asia Pacific markets through its network of offices in the region that provide a comprehensive mix of sales, implementation, integration and support services for its trading communications systems and network services.

About IPC

IPC Systems, Inc. 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. For more information, visit

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SOURCE IPC Systems, Inc.

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