London Stock Exchange to abandon failed Windows platform

Posted by bigg on Jul 2, 2009 7:08 PM EDT
Computerworld; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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Anyone who was ever fool enough to believe that Microsoft software was good enough to be used for a mission-critical operation had their face slapped this September when the LSE (London Stock Exchange)'s Windows-based TradElect system brought the market to a standstill for almost an entire day. While the LSE denied that the collapse was TradElect's fault, they also refused to explain what the problem really wa. Sources at the LSE tell me to this day that the problem was with TradElect.

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