IPC Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of specialized communications and managed network-as-a-service (MNaaS) solutions for the financial trading community, has enhanced its network capabilities in five strategic markets across the United States.
Additional IPC points-of-presence (PoPs) in Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta and the District of Columbia metropolitan area have been enabled to support all of IPC's MNaaS solutions. This expansion includes access to the Connexus extranet marketplace, latency sensitive Ethernet connectivity and MPLS corporate WAN solutions. Leveraging a unified and converged infrastructure, IPC provides a comprehensive and secure MNaaS data and voice product portfolio that is engineered to address the exacting demands of the global capital markets.
The announcement is part of IPC's continued efforts to expand its global network and enable capital market firms located throughout the United States to rapidly execute on a wide range of complex cross asset class trading strategies, design business continuity solutions, manage risk and source liquidity. MNaaS solutions are being deployed to address multimodal communications, collaboration and connectivity requirements across the entire capital markets ecosystem of liquidity vendors, banks, brokers, pension funds, foundations, endowments, family offices, corporate treasuries, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies. MNaaS solution adoption continues to grow and play an increasingly vital role for asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading and private equity firms allowing them to focus on their core competencies by essentially outsourcing their communications infrastructure.
"A managed network-as-a-service solution offers trading firms adaptive, on-demand cross asset class connectivity solution throughout the portfolio of trade lifecycle services," said Tim Carmody, Global Head of Product Management, IPC. "We are excited to continue to expand our comprehensive MNaaS solutions to buy side firms, regional banks and other market participants throughout the globe to serve their trade execution, risk mitigation and liquidity management needs."