TNS Showcases Innovative Trader Voice Solution for Securities Clientele; Early Adopters Reap Group Benefits and Security Specific Technology

TNS Showcases Innovative Trader Voice Solution for Securities Clientele; Early Adopters Reap Group Benefits and Security Specific Technology

NEW YORK — Transaction Network Services, Inc. (NYSE:TNS), a leading provider of business-critical network and data communications services for transaction-oriented applications, will be showcasing their innovative Trader Voice Solution at the SIA Technology Management Conference & Exhibit, June 20-22, in New York City.

TNS is a premier provider of network technology for mission critical IP trading connectivity and is moving forward with a tried and tested Voice product utilizing IP. The TNS solution currently in production offers a broad range of functionality including integrated primary/secondary/disaster recovery designs for ARD, MRD and Hoots.

In addition to providing leading trade technology through traditional methods, TNS’ VoIP services are offered through the use of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) across TNS’ fully managed private IP network. TNS’ complete suite of VoIP solutions includes ‘Hybrid’ circuits for TDM-to-Voice, Voice-to-Voice customer architectures as well as ‘Forked’ (Multipoint) ARD and Hoot services. The combination of full VoIP and Hybrid designs allows seamless integration into existing (traditional) and new (IP) customer voice technologies. TNS’ Voice solutions have been in use by major institutional brokers for over 24 months.

“TNS’ core focus is on mission critical connectivity and maximum security solutions,” stated Alan R. Schwartz, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Financial Services Division, TNS. “Through engineering, designing and managing our network and services, we can fully serve the securities industry with private IP extranet services and are well poised to become the leader in pioneering Voice solutions. Different from others, TNS offers customers a fully tested and highly secure network with added encryption for both voice and data. In order to ensure that early adopters benefit from future industry-wide Voice implementation, we are prepared to extend group rates to individual firms today.”

TNS maintains more than 100 global points of presence (POPs), offering voice and data services throughout North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.

TNS will be exhibiting at SIA Technology Management Conference & Exhibit at Booth 1746. To arrange a briefing with Alan Schwartz please contact Mike Murphy on (703) 453-8550 or by email at mmurphy@tnsi.com.

About Transaction Network Services, Inc.

Transaction Network Services is one of the leading providers of business-critical, cost-effective data communications services for transaction-oriented applications. TNS provides rapid, reliable and secure transaction delivery platforms to enable transaction authorization and processing across several vertical markets and trading communities.

Since its inception in 1990, TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks, each designed specifically for the transport of transaction-oriented data. TNS networks support a variety of widely accepted communications protocols and are designed to be scalable and accessible by multiple methods. TNS network technologies have been deployed in the United States and internationally, and TNS networks have become preferred networks servicing the trading community, wireless and wireline carriers, and the card processing and dial-up automated teller machine markets. For further information about TNS transaction solutions, please refer to www.tnsi.com.

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