IPC Systems, a leading global provider of specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community, a leading provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises, announced that Aliom Trading, a trading firm with a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in Proprietary Trading has switched their Internet based connectivity model and signed on to IPC's Managed Virtual Private Network (VPN) system.
Aliom Trading, founded in 2006 is a well-capitalized, and privately owned Proprietary Trading company, which has rapidly grown to become one of Australia's leader in the field. Its expanding trading community is distributed both across Australia and overseas. Aliom Trading also has a world class teaching facility at its HQ in Sydney, where they are developing the next generation of Proprietary Traders. By making use of IPC's Managed Virtual Private Network (VPN) system, Aliom Trading has switched from an Internet based connectivity to a fully managed and integrated solution for network connectivity that will boost their trading performance. The Managed VPN system has also enabled Aliom to run VoIP in between their offices, which has helped in reducing any inter-office communication costs and streamlining infrastructure. Through the aid of IPC's Managed VPN systems, Aliom is also equipped to create a larger private network, including exchanges such as SGX, OSE, HKFE for extended trading opportunities.
"The use of the Managed VPN services by IPC has boosted our productivity and communications internally, and has improved our trading and risk management capabilities. The new infrastructure is fundamental to our growth plans, providing a stable and scalable platform as we continue to develop new traders through our Aliom Trading Academy program," said Sam Liuzzo, General Manager of Aliom Trading.
David Dodd, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IPC Systems, Inc. mentioned that "IPC is excited to announce the first Managed VPN system being used by Aliom Trading. IPC's Managed Virtual Private Network supports Aliom's business by expanding their global reach and brings efficiencies in their intra office infrastructure."
Managed Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a flexible and customizable service that is built on IPC's global and resilient MPLS backbone. This wide area network service enables mission-critical enterprise connectivity for voice, video and data applications. The service provides the ability to prioritize network traffic and bandwidth through three distinct Classes of Service (Premium, Enhanced and Basic) with bursting options. And with the state-of-the-art monitoring tools, IPC proactively monitors the performance (jitter, latency, packet loss) and manages capacity and resolves faults.