Wall Street Systems’ treasury and capital markets solution is now available on industry-standard HP ProLiant servers, running on Red Hat Linux Enterprise Version 3. Mark Tirschwell, chief technology officer, Wall Street Systems, said: “Running Linux on HP industry-standard servers can prove to be the IT department’s key to reducing costs. We remain committed to providing our clients with the best price performance for their trading and risk management technologies using the latest operating systems and platforms available on the market”. Clients who use The Wall Street System treasury and capital markets solution on Linux can achieve lower cost of ownership. Both purchasing costs and ongoing maintenance costs are reduced. By running The Wall Street System on HP ProLiant servers, customers can also benefit from the Intel performance curve and decrease reliance on proprietary and legacy operating systems. This delivers a Unix-like experience with a smaller footprint that is readily supported across the industry.
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