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London Stock Exchange traders concerned over network capacity around new Linux system

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“The London Stock Exchange has formally acknowledged it
needs to do more to scale its IT infrastructure before launching a
new Linux platform on its cash markets.

“Additionally, sources close to the exchange said significant
network and server enhancements are taking place within the
exchange, alongside major improvements to client connectivity.

“The LSE this week delayed its migration to the Millennium
Exchange platform following a massive network hit that took the
smaller Turquoise venue, which uses the system, offline for two
hours during peak trading. The exchange declined to comment on
reports that a contractor was suspended over a “suspicious” network
incident.”


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