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ETP C-Box is the industry's most advanced platform to automate protocol certification and onboarding of
inbound FIX connectivity for exchanges, MTFs, and brokers.
At a time of increasing market regulation and compliance requirements, financial firms face the challenge of
certifying large number of counterparties, often and accurately, while reducing overall costs.
The Esprow Enterprise Testing Platform (ETP) delivers unparalleled functionality to streamline the FIX
certification process for exchange members and trading counterparties.
Designed with compliance in mind, including long-term storage of connectivity logs, ETP C-Box offers
multiple deployment options, including on-premises or as a managed service.
Your business depends on reliable API connectivity. ETP C-Box provides a single entry point
for automated onboarding, and to store certification logs, documents, and reports. Developed
in collaboration with some the largest national stock exchanges and brokers, ETP C-Box gives
structure and clarity to the process of onboarding counterparties and getting them to trade
faster, to reduce your firm’s costs and increase trading volumes.
Clients and onboarding teams access ETP C-Box through a web portal, without the need
to install any software. ETP C-Box can be deployed on premises or hosted by Esprow as a managed
Certify counterparties over FIX, ITCH/OUCH, as well as proprietary trading protocols.
ETP C-Box is also the only solution supporting the NASDAQ® Genium INET® [OMnet] protocol.
MiFID II Reporting
Fulfil MiFID II requirements by retaining certification results for any number of
years, including configurable retention policies for log files, documents, and chat messages.
Leverage ETP C-Box’s integrated chat to create a collaborative workspace between clients and your
onboarding team. Chat messages are also stored together with certification results to meet
Retain certification data according to regulatory data-retention policies, including
log files, client-side log files, sign-off documents, chat messages, and emails.
Cloud & On Premises
Enjoy all the benefits of ETP C-Box through a cloud-hosted and fully managed
deployment by Esprow, or simply deploy it as an on-premises solution within your datacenter.
A portal for counterparties to onboard quickly
Counterparty Certification Dashboard
Onboarding Team Dashboard
Real-Time Certification Monitoring
Integration with ETP Studio
Transition from manual to automated on-boarding
ETP C-Box is proven to reduce the duration of FIX certification cycles, from months to days. Multiple
counterparties can connect simultaneously and carry out testing 24/7, completely unsupervised, removing
the need for manual log verification, and scaling onboarding capabilities firm-wide.
Esprow ETP C-Box delivers fast and audited on-boarding, streamlining the certification
process through a simple web-based process.
Simple and intuitive certification tests
Positive and negative test cases
Business-level message validation
Protocol-level message validation
Real-time certification monitoring
Bulk email notifications
Configurable self-assessment Q&As
Repository for onboarding agreements
Customizable email alerts and certification reports
Simulated and real responses
Audit and retention of certification logs
SCM integration (e.g., Git)
Designed for multi-user/multi-team tenancy, Esprow ETP C-Box provides enterprise-grade
access control, support, and scalability.
Round-the-clock (24/7) certification
Supported by Esprow professional services
On-premises and on-cloud deployments
Support for white labelling
SSO and reference data integration
Extensive Protocol Support
Esprow ETP C-Box supports binary and non-binary protocols. Dictionaries and certification
tests are kept up to date automatically with your evolving rules of engagement.
FIX 4.0, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.0, 5.0SP1, 5.0SP2
FIX custom dialects across all asset classes
NASDAQ® Genium INET® [OMnet]
JPX Arrowhead® [TSE Arrowhead®]
Euronext® UTP Direct®
SWIFT® MT/MX and ISO 20022
IBM® WebSphere® MQ
Informatica® Ultra Messaging® (29West®)
JMS/Custom Protocol Implementations
and many more...
Low Entry Barrier
Accessible via a web browser, Esprow ETP C-Box lets clients certify their connectivity
without any configuration or development necessary.
Fast and simple deployment
No hardware or software required
Can be delivered fully implemented
Supported by Esprow follow-the-sun support
Comprehensive user manuals
Instructor-led training available
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Fully integrated with the Esprow ETP applications
ETP S-Box, the “FIX Orchestra” server. An industry first!
A powerful central repository for teams across the enterprise to design and manage the rules of
engagements of their financial APIs. Whether your protocols are based on FIX or not, ETP S-Box
provides a powerful environment to build and manage API specification based on FIX Orchestra.
ETP R-Box, an enterprise-grade server for test reporting
QA teams can upload results of their tests automatically from ETP Studio to ETP R-Box to
store, browse, and share QA reports on the health of their systems.
Access can be provided to project managers and to compliance/audit teams to keep up to date
on the quality assurance practices of the firm and to generate reports in various formats,
including MS Excel and PDF.
A solution for MiFID II compliance.
MiFID II compliance is no easy task. You must comply promptly and accurately
with challenging regulatory requirements across multiple aspects of your business.
You are charged with contributing to the stability of financial markets. But you must
also keep costs under control while delivering outstanding client services.
ETP C-Box helps you meet many of the compliance requirements under MiFID II.
MiFID II ‐ RTS 6
As a provider of Direct Electronic Access (DEA) to investment firms engaged in
algorithmic trading, you face many challenges providing a cost-effective environment to certify the
resiliency of their connectivity and trading applications, as well as maintaining an accurate audit
trail. ETP C-Box has been designed to meet these challenges and control the cost of achieving MiFID
Whether you operate a Regulated Market, a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF), or an
Organized Trading Facility (OTF), you face the same challenges when conducting annual risk-based
assessments of client's FIX connectivity. ETP C-Box helps you meet these challenges quickly, easily,
and efficiently, while ensuring that you remain in control of compliance costs.