Download Area Login

Documentation Area Login

Automate FIX onboarding for exchange members and trading counterparties.

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.

Clarity and efficiency to your onboarding process

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.
Web Access
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 solution.
Protocol Connectivity
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.
Collaborative Workspaces
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 compliance requirements.
Regulatory Compliance
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
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.
Rich Functionality

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)
Enterprise Ready

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
  • Multi-language support
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]
  • NYSE Pillar
  • SoupBinTCP/MoldUDP64
  • JPX Arrowhead® [TSE Arrowhead®]
  • Euronext® UTP Direct®
  • LSE® MIT®
  • SWIFT® MT/MX and ISO 20022
  • Kafka
  • TIBCO® Rendezvous/EMS
  • IBM® WebSphere® MQ
  • Informatica® Ultra Messaging® (29West®)
  • Solace®
  • 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
Fully integrated with the Esprow ETP applications

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.
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 II compliance.
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.
Need this product? Request more information now!
Contact ESPROW

Considering a purchase?

Email Esprow

Or call us at: +1 (646) 583 0711