Linux-based edition named Millennium Exchange.
Linux-based edition named Millennium Exchange. Their old trading platform TradElect was based on Microsoft's .NET Framework, and was developed by Microsoft and Accenture. Microsoft used the LSE software as an example of the supposed superiority of Windows over Linux in the "Get the Facts" campaign, claiming that the LSE system provided "five nines" reliability, and a processing speed of 3–4 milliseconds. For Microsoft, LSE was a good combination of a highly visible exchange and yet a relatively modest IT problem. Despite TradElect only being in use for about two years, after suffering multiple periods of extended downtime and unreliability
the LSE announced in 2009
the LSE announced in 2009 that it was planning to switch to Linux in 2010. Mergers and acquisitionsBorsa ItalianaOn 23 June 2007, the London Stock Exchange announced that it had agreed on the terms of a recommended offer to the shareholders of the Borsa Italiana S.p.A. The merger of the two companies created a leading diversified exchange group in Europe. The combined group was named