IPC Systems Strengthens Asia-Pacific Financial Network with High-Speed Connectivity to Singapore Exchange (SGX)

By Ipc Systems, PRNE
Sunday, January 9, 2011

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey and SINGAPORE, January 10, 2011 - IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of trading communications
solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises,
has further expanded its Asia-Pacific financial markets network
infrastructure with reliable, high speed connectivity to the Singapore
Exchange (SGX).

The announcement is part of IPC's major initiative to expand its global
financial network infrastructure connectivity to key venues across the
Asia-Pacific region, positioning its Electronic Connectivity Services (ECS)
as the preferred platform for traders that require a secure, high-speed
communications solution for Asia-Pacific and inter-regional trading
activities. IPC supports approximately 4,000 financial market participants on
its extranet, and connecting to the Singapore Exchange will provide IPC
community members with access to one of the region's fastest-growing markets.

"Positioned as the Asian Gateway, SGX is the market of choice for
international investors and companies wanting to participate in Asia's
rapidly-growing economies - and for Asian companies and investors seeking
international capital," commented Ms Tinku Gupta, Senior Vice-President and
Head of Market Data & Access for Singapore Exchange. "We are delighted that
IPC has extended connectivity to SGX, and we look forward to increased
distribution reach of SGX data across IPC's network. With this, more market
participants are able to take advantage of opportunity for direct trading on

"SGX is committed to delivering Asian growth with global reach, and
acknowledges the importance of growing its membership and distribution
capability. Direct connection to IPC's global financial network supports
these activities, provides thousands of traders on IPC's ECS platform with
direct access to SGX, and at the same time provides trading firms and
exchange members in Singapore with a high-speed, secure and reliable route to
markets around the world," added David Dodd, SVP, Managing Director Asia
Pacific, IPC Systems. "We look forward to working closely with SGX,
introducing our connectivity to the current SGX infrastructure, and also
supporting their new trading platform."

IPC's global financial extranet connects the world's major financial
centers, providing market participants with the secure, high-speed
connectivity required to support all aspects of the trade lifecycle.
Specifically engineered for electronic trading applications, the IPC
portfolio of ECS solutions provides secure, dedicated bandwidth and scalable,
flexible connectivity capabilities to support their evolving electronic
trading requirements.

About Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is among the world's largest exchanges and
Asia's second largest listed exchange. As the Asian gateway, SGX is the
market of choice for investors wanting to participate in Asia's vibrant and
rapidly-growing economies, and for Asian issuers seeking international
capital. SGX's extensive suite of securities, derivatives and commodities
products makes it Asia's most international exchange. SGX's services range
from listings, trading, high-speed market access, clearing and settlement to
depository services and Central Counter Party services for OTC traded
derivatives. With the region's longest trading hours, and powered by cutting
edge technology, SGX is the unparalleled conduit for investment flows into
and out of Asia.

For more information, please visit www.sgx.com.

About IPC

IPC is a leading provider of financial trading communications solutions
to the world's leading financial services firms and global enterprises. With
nearly 40 years of expertise and innovation, IPC provides its customers with
global systems and solutions, as well as a suite of products and enhanced
services that includes advanced Voice-over-IP technology and integrated
network and 24×7x365 management services in more than 77 countries. Based in
Jersey City, N.J., IPC has more than 900 employees throughout the Americas,
Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit

    Media Contacts
    Avani Modi                 Matt Pennacchio

    IPC Systems, Inc.          Ruder Finn for IPC
    +1-201-253-2083            +1-212-715-1613
    avani.modi@ipc.com         pennacchiom@ruderfinn.com

    Magdalyn Liew
    Singapore Exchange, Communications Team

Avani Modi, IPC Systems, Inc., +1-201-253-2083, avani.modi at ipc.com; or Matt Pennacchio, Ruder Finn for IPC, +1-212-715-1613, pennacchiom at ruderfinn.com; or Magdalyn Liew, Singapore Exchange, Communications Team, +6506236-8157, magdalynliew at sgx.com

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