Goldman Sachs Seeks To Move Feed Handling From Stratus Ticker Plant

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Goldman Sachs & Co. is considering replacing its New York ticker plant, running FD Consulting Inc.'s Ticker Plant System (TiPS) on a Stratus Computers Inc. supermini, with workstation-based feed-handling software. The move, which would make better use of the Stratus's capacity, is part of a systems upgrade for the firm's block equity trading operation, Goldman sources say.

FD installed its TiPS ticker plant software on Goldman's Stratus in the mid-1980s, Goldman sources say. FD has installed