Smith Barney Gives FS Partner To 600 Traders

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When Smith Barney Inc. completed the installation of its new 1,900-position head-office trading facility in New York last month, ADP's FS Partner for Unix turned out to be an unexpected -- and big -- winner. Though the firm had at one point seriously considered deploying a single digital data distribution platform, delivering digital market data feeds, to all 1,900 of its traders, in the end ADP won the right to support some 600 equity traders. Reuters' Triarch 2000 provides the digital data