Integrated Transaction Systems (ITS) and ITS Online are Canadian companies focusing on providing software and software service bureau operations to the financial and brokerage community.
We provide Trading Workstations, Smart Order Routers, Compliance Tools and other software solutions for the Equities Trading Industry in North America, primarily in Canada.
ITS started selling licensed software to marketplaces and brokerages in 1998. When Alternative Trading Systems entered Canada, ITS Online was launched to provide a fully hosted software service model hosting the ITS Smart Order Router (SOR) that allowed traders to access these marketplaces and meet IIROC obligations. At various times in our history, between 30-50% of participating organizations of the TMX have been using ITS solutions to perform order execution.
We add more services and solutions every year. Trading Workstations, Compliance Tools, Pre-Trade Risk Management.
We’re achieving our goals. In over 20 years of operation, we have built an industry leading suite of software and services that have been used in some capacity by most of the brokerages in Canada.
Our mission is simple – focus on 3 core areas.
SOLUTIONS Provide solutions with simple user interfaces that manage the complexity of the marketplace at very fast speeds and very high reliability.
PEOPLE Provide our experienced personnel with the authority and skills to provide the best possible service for our customers.
VALUE Continually innovate to provide unmatched value for our customers.
Steve Plut has overall responsibility for managing the strategy and operations for ITS and ITS Online.
Steve holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Toronto and specializes in real-time application systems and network architecture. He began his career in real-time mission critical traffic control systems for a Canadian railway before moving to the Toronto Stock Exchange as an application architect where he met and worked with Slav Brkic.
Steve subsequently moved to a major Canadian bank as a senior consultant for an infrastructure upgrade spanning 2 continents.
In 1998, Steve co-founded Integrated Transactions Systems, Ltd.
Slav Brkic leads and directs all application development for ITS and ITS Online.
Slav has over 40 years of experience in design and development of real time and transaction systems, including 20 years building mission critical systems for the securities and financial industry in Canada. Slav holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Belgrade University.
Slav spent four years as a consultant with the Toronto Stock Exchange in the 1990s, designing and implementing broadcast feeds, trading gateways, and an order management system. Slav was also a major participant in the development of the STAMP protocol.
In 1998, Slav co-founded Integrated Transaction Systems Ltd.