Finance and Capital Markets Leadership
Top Investment banks

 

Top global exchanges

 

Financial institutions

 

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Be it MiFID II in Europe, SEC in the US or local regulators around the world, the Finance Sector is one of the most regulated industries in the world. Ixia can help Financial institutions meet demanding compliance obligations in a variety of ways:

  • Use Ixia taps to make an identical copy of every single trade or transaction and act as the absolute truth in the event of a compliance challenge
  • Use Ixia packet brokers to timestamp packets and demonstrate timing of trades
  • Use Ixia's TradeVision to measure latency and demonstrate compliance with best execution requirements
  • Use Ixia's BreakingPoint products to prove cyber security tools are hardened against DDoS attacks

 

FIX MARKET FEED ISSUES FAST

TRADEVISION - THE WORLD'S BEST HIGH SPEED FEED QUALITY MONITORING TOOL

Need to monitor the quality of your market data feeds from Exchanges or market data vendors? Need to identify and fix trading issues fast? Need to plan your trading network capacity for growth? Ixia offers the worlds leading market data aware feed monitor tool - TradeVision. As well as the functionality of a traditional packet broker, TradeVision offers best in class capability in three main areas:

MULTICAST GAP ANALYSIS

Multicast Gaps

 

MICROBURST DETECTION

Microburst Detection

 

FEED LATENCY

NASDAQ Latency

 

Model Financial "what ifs"

Modeling "what ifs" is a key part of a successful financial instituition - be it real time trading infrastructure, a retail banking application or a back office banking system

  • What if we experience lots of multicast gaps on my real time market feed - what happens to my overall response times and profitability?
  • What if we expand to a new geographical area - what happens to my retail banking user experience if there is an extra 5 mSec network delay?
  • What if my network starts dropping packets - can I rely on the audit trail?

Ixia's Network Emulator II is designed to allow network and IT Engineers to explore "what ifs" and see the impact of network impairment on real life financial applications

Ixia Network Emulator II

Test Your Banking Security Strength

Financial institutions are a high value target for cyber criminals. Understanding the vulnerability and susceptibility of IT infrastructure is a key part of risk reduction.

Challenge your security solutions from every angle to reduce your risk. Understand user experience from application to protocol, network performance to connections, user load to traffic-type scalability.

Ensure attack readiness. Train to think like attackers and know exactly how to respond, with security attacks and heavy traffic loads during beta testing and pre-production.

 

Products + Solutions

BreakingPoint 
Cyber Range 
BreakingPoint VE

Security Training
THE NEED FOR SPEED

With High Frequency Trading nano seconds matter, and so passive optical fiber taps offer a great way of monitoring network performance. Although latency is not as critical for most other financial banking and trading applications, fiber taps are still the preferred technical solution for banking network operations staff. Ixia's range of optical taps are deployed in over 300 financial institutions around the world. Ixia offers two ranges of optical taps:

Patch Tap - great for adhoc deployments and due to their short length offer the lowest latency for those HFT latency sensitive applications

Flex Tap - extensive large scale deployments have demonstrated the high quality of the product and large inventory stocks means that even orders for hundreds of units can be rapidly shipped

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KEEP YOUR BRANCH CUSTOMERS HAPPY

Retail bank branch networks are real challenges for network operations. Demanding customers, disparate networks and varying technologies, coupled with rapidly developing SDN solutions pose major problems. Ixia can help in many ways:

Hawkeye

Hawkeye QOS monitoring gives you a birds eye view of the branch network

IxProbe Multi View

IxPROBE is IXIA's new one of a kind edge device designed for cost effective real time monitoring of branch networks

ThreatARMOR

Fortify your branch defenses and reduce workload on your security staff by ThreatARMOR edge security

SAVE COSTS BY MOVING TO THE CLOUD WITHOUT LOSING VISIBILITY

Financial institutions are a high value target for cyber criminals. Understanding the vulnerability and susceptibility of IT infrastructure is a key part of risk reduction.

Challenge your security solutions from every angle to reduce your risk. Understand user experience from application to protocol, network performance to connections, user load to traffic-type scalability.

Ensure attack readiness. Train to think like attackers and know exactly how to respond, with security attacks and heavy traffic loads during beta testing and pre-production.

 

Products + Solutions

IxNetwork VE 
CloudLens 
BreakingPoint VE

Virtual Solutions

INLINE SECURITY RESILIENCE FOR FINANCE

Downtime for retail banking customers can be devastating to not just short term profitability, but also long term brand value. Planning a temporary outage or needs to upgraded a security tool? Ixia's high performance bypass switches and inline tools let you:

  • Automatically route network traffic around any outage
  • Send inline traffic to security tools at the fastest possible speed
  • Maintain security monitoring during infrastructure failures
  • Integrate professional security intelligence

Learn more about Ixia Inline Security Resilience

Inline security resilience
FINANCE INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Ixia has sales and sales support presence in all major financial centers around the world including Chicago, New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney. These sales staff have tens of years of experience at selling to financial services customers and understand the particular requirements and operating environment of the finance and capital markets industry

Ixia are also members and active participants in financial industry and trade bodies such as STAC Research and FISD. This gives Ixia a deep insight into the particular regulatory and technical challenges facing the finance industry.

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HELP A BANK MEET ITS COST REDUCTION TARGETS

Banks operate in an extremely challenging environment. Increased costs of compliance, litigation, and digitalization of products and processes are pushing costs up, whilst at the same time new market entrants are threatening to siphon off large customer segments. Visibility of network operations and infrastructure is in some senses a necessary evil. Ixia can help you make the most of these investments by delivering solutions that truly maximize their cost effectiveness

4x Better Performance

Ixia's hardware processing deduplicates data up to 160 Gbps/module delivering the highest performance and up to 4x faster than leading competitors.

Zero Packet Loss

 According to the Tolly Report¹, Ixia had zero packet loss compared to Gigamon which dropped 20% - 75% at 256 bytes and below.

Ease of Use

When it comes to setup, Ixia filter creation is 4x faster and our application intelligence programming is a minimum of 5x faster than other leading solutions. 

Contact Us Today

IXIA has sales people with knowledge of the specialist requirements for visibility within Capital Markets on the ground in major trading centers around the world including Chicago, New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Tokyo