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Computerworld: Banks Choose Windows over Linux

Nov 21, 2005, 15:15 (24 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda, Howard Dahdah)

"Banks worldwide are opting for the predictability and familiarity of Microsoft's Windows for application servers over Linux, according to a global financial services software company.

"Sydney-based Financial Network Services (FNS) develops banking applications in the mainframe and Windows environments, for its 'core' and 'delivery channel' products respectively. The core applications run on zOS, Unix and Windows; however, the delivery channel products are Windows-only with the next generation being built around the .Net framework..."

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