Fidelity Seeks Productivity Gains With Rollout Of Proprietary Broker Workstation

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Fidelity Brokerage Services Inc.'s internally developed broker workstation is no longer an experiment. The new workstation was tested late last year (IMD, Dec. 10, 1990) and now occupies about 150 of Fidelity's 600 broker desktops at 53 retail branches. The workstation will also be available to Fidelity's 2,000 correspondent brokers.

The new broker workstation runs on local area network- linked Hewlett-Packard Co. HP Vectra 20-MHz 80386 microcomputers with four megabytes of RAM. Hewlett-Packa