Hedge Fund GBK Upgrades To Shepro's Unix Server In A Bid For More Speed

TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIES

Looking to speed up processing in its back office, hedge fund HBK Investments L.P. is replacing the DOS-based version of its investment accounting system with a Unix upgrade. The firm is moving to a Unix-server-based version of Shepro Braun Systems Inc.'s Total Return portfolio accounting system; the system is accessed via Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT-based clients. Meanwhile, officials at HBK--which brought Total Return online at the beginning of 1995--have also requested additional functio

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