William Blair Taps Fidelity's Maxxess, Ousts FS Partner

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William Blair has just rolled out Fidelity Brokerage Technologies Group's Maxxess quote system to 400 users to replace ADP's FS Partner. Fidelity's win indicates the company is making inroads in its quest to compete against ADP, Quotron and ILX Systems. Indeed, Fidelity competed against all three of those vendors for Blair's business.

The Windows NT-based Maxxess system was developed for internal use at Fidelity Investments and is now used by 5,000 Fidelity employees, says Jeff Banker, vice p