London Stock Exchange halts Linux migration after network hit in ‘suspicious circumstances’
Nov 02, 2010, 20:33 (9 Talkback[s])
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"The London Stock Exchange has put the brakes on its cash
markets migration to a Linux-based system after human error in
"suspicious circumstances" floored the network on its Turquoise
alternative trading venue.
"Turquoise, a dark pool or anonymous trading platform, uses the
same system, and this morning took trading offline for two hours
after a "network issue".
""Human error" was to blame for this morning's outage on
Turquoise, the LSE told the markets in a statement. But it added
that the problem "may have occurred in suspicious