"The New York Stock Exchange is investing heavily in x86-based
Linux systems and blade servers as it builds out the NYSE Hybrid
Market trading system that it launched last year. Flexibility and
lower cost are among the goals. But one of the things that NYSE
Euronext CIO Steve Rubinow says he most wants from the new
computing architecture is technology independence.
"'What we want is to be able to take advantage of technology
advances when they happen,' Rubinow said. 'We're trying to be as
independent of any technologies as we can be...'"