A Scalable, Cost-Effective Stack for Highly Concurrent Financial Services Applications
Financial firms are under tremendous pressure to become more flexible and cost effective in their IT operations. They need to drive application performance up, cost of ownership down, and enable business units to bring new product offerings to the market faster than ever before. These organizations often struggle to meet the most extreme low latency and high throughput requirements for legacy and new applications. Now more than ever, they expect their vendors to help them achieve these goals. The combined platform includes the Sun Fire x4450 server with Intel Xeon processor 7460 with six cores per CPU running Solaris 10 and Sun Java Hot Spot VM using GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) as the middleware.