ION Solutions Consistently Lauded for Helping Power and Utility Customers to Innovate

ESSEN, GERMANY – 7 February 2019

ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, was proud to participate in E-world energy & water, along with its award-winning, global client community.

In 2018, ION solutions and community members were consistently recognized for excellence in operations efficiency, customer service and industry leadership.

ION’s three commodity and energy trading and risk management (C/ETRM) solutions – Openlink, TriplePoint, and Aspect – were each recognized by over 80 percent of the responders as the overall market leader in the 2018 Vendor Perception Report, published by analysts at Commodity Technology Advisory.

ION’s Openlink also received the 2018 Energy Risk Award for “ETRM/CTRM Software House of the Year.” Aspect and Openlink together earned top spots in 13 categories of the 2018 Energy Risk Software Rankings, including Best Overall C/ETRM Platform and Best Cloud-Based C/ETRM Platform.  Aspect also won four ACQ5 global business awards recognizing outstanding commercial success, and best-in-class in the CTRM software sector.

Openlink CEO Rich Grossi said, “Clients around the world inspire us to evolve our products and services, and strengthen our commitment to product and delivery excellence.  These awards reflect Openlink’s deep knowledge of the market, and strategic approach to addressing the unique needs of energy and commodities companies.  We will continue to find new ways to help them generate business value—whether they use an on-premises solution or the Openlink Cloud.”

ION offers a wide variety of automation options to public and private organizations of all sizes, budgets, and IT capabilities.  ION solutions enable global energy companies to look to the future with added confidence, as they seek to maximize technology in their operating plans while reducing costs.

About ION

ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates. For more information, visit


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