Quotron Shifts To Open Systems With Advantage AE

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Move over, green screens. Quotron Systems Inc. last week unveiled its IBM PS/2- and Microsoft Corp. Windows-based broker workstation. The new system, which makes use of an IBM RS/6000 server, will allow the vendor to offer an "open system" successor to the well-loved but aging Q800 and Q1000 services.

Not all of Quotron's market data services -- including such favorites as options montage and times and sales -- have yet been ported to run under Windows. But six months after Citicorp took a $