Charles Schwab & Co. may be the first firm to put high-powered UNIX-based Sun Microsystems Inc. workstations on retail brokers' desks. The discount broker last week selected as-yet-unannounced hardware from Sun for both its market data server and broker workstation platform, ending a rigorous platform evaluation project under way since last year.
Schwab's selection of Sun for a quote server will drive development at Quotron, ADP and ILX -- Schwab's would-be market data providers. The firm is
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