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LinuxPlanet: What's Holding Up Linux on Wall Street?

Sep 29, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Although the financial services industry has adopted Linux more slowly than first expected, Linux is now starting to hold more sway, even if often from behind the scenes, according to participants in this week's High Performance on Wall Street conference in New York City.

"'I like Linux,' said Chris Kwasnicki, VP/senior architect for capacity planning at Pershing LLC, one of the speakers at the full-day conference in Manhattan.

Kwasnicki pointed to the advantages of open source development. Linux also 'puts pressure on the vendors to look at the business case--what (vendors say) versus what you're going to get,' he added..."

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