Shark Prepares Unix Version; Shark On Sun Workstations In Spring


Data Broadcasting Corp.'s Shark Information Services Corp. subsidiary is readying a UNIX version of its equities, options and futures market data and analytics service. Beta tests of the UNIX product running on Sun Microsystems Inc. SPARCstations will begin around year's end.

The product -- scheduled for a second quarter 1993 release -- is the first in the vendor's Barracuda line of services, which are to be delivered using broadcast communications (IMD, March 30). Support for UNIX could als