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PRNewswire: Inprise/Borland Helps Bring Wireless Trading to Dutch Exchanges

Jun 07, 2000, 18:20 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Inprise/Borland (Nasdaq: INPR) today announced that AOT, one of the largest professional option trading companies on the Amsterdam Option Exchange (AEX), is using Inprise technology to automate the option and stock market trading process. By using VisiBroker to connect hand-held devices on the trading floor directly to the Exchange electronic order book via a radio LAN, AOT traders are now able to complete transactions faster and more reliably than rival traders."

"As the backbone to its electronic trading infrastructure, AOT has selected Inprise/Borland's VisiBroker, an industry leading CORBA ORB, to allow AOT's trading applications to integrate with the Dutch Options Exchange. AOT selected Linux as the platform for integration."

"AOT traders are equipped with Hitachi CE handhelds, which use Citrix as the thin client software to link directly to the Exchange radio LAN. The client software being used on the handheld PC's was developed using Borland C++ Builder and communicates through CORBA with one of several exchange-handlers on the AEX gateway, which runs on Linux. Both the client software and exchange handlers have been created by an internal development team at AOT. "

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