11.29.2017

IPC and JPX Provide Japan to Chicago Link

IPC, a global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, announced the launch of a new managed service in collaboration with Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) which will provide a one-stop-shop to for international connectivity between JPX and the financial markets in Chicago.

The launch of this new simplified service coincides with the launch of the Japanese Yen denominated Tokyo stock price index (TOPIX) futures on the CME. JPX-Chicago Co-Location Direct will provide a low-latency and efficient interconnection between Asian and US markets.  “This is an exciting advance in our partnership with JPX,” said David Dodd, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, IPC, “It offers our clients simpler and faster connectivity, as a one-stop-shop, clients will benefit from lower costs and a more reliable service.”

Mr. Ryusuke Yokoyama, Senior Executive Officer at TSE said “We are happy that IPC will provide our new services called ‘ JPX-Chicago Co-Location Direct’ as a Partner Carrier and expect that the global investors, especially latency-sensitive users in Chicago, will be able to enjoy the efficient connectivity. We look forward to working with IPC as a trusted partner and also striving for the further development of the financial markets in both of Japan and U.S. more broadly.”

The IPC Financial Markets Network portfolio includes data connectivity solutions consisting of the Connexus Extranet, Connexus Ethernet and Connexus WAN as well as voice solutions consisting of Connexus Voice and Trader Voice services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and enables access to more than 6,000 market participant locations across 700 cities in more than 60 countries.

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 networks, compliance and collaboration with all counterparties across the financial markets. www.ipc.com

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