Linedata’s LongView Trading System Certified by Microsoft .NET

First OMS Certified on Microsoft’s .NET Connected Logo Partner Program
BOSTON – June 17, 2003 – Linedata Services announced today that the LongView Trading System, the buy-side’s leading order management system (OMS) for portfolio modeling, trading, and compliance monitoring, received official certification from Microsoft’s .NET Connected Logo program, making LongView the industry’s first Microsoft .NET-certified OMS.

The Microsoft .NET Connected Logo certifies that the LongView Trading System application is programmatically enhanced by the consumption of Web services that comply with industry Web services standards. The .NET Connected Logo also certifies that LongView is built on the .NET Framework, a component of the Windows operating system.

"Microsoft’s .NET programming environment provided us with the most innovative
infrastructure to build LongView on," said Randy Guy, SVP, Development, Linedata Services, Inc. "By leveraging .NET technologies we are able to provide our industry with the easiest-touse, fastest and most scaleable trading system on the market."

"We are pleased to have Linedata’s LongView Trading System receive the .NET Connected Logo, as it is an excellent example of a partner solution built to capitalize on the benefits of Web services," said Lynn Cafferty, Microsoft product manager. "The .NET Connected Logo Program helps customers to identify Web services solutions that easily and consistently connect disparate
information, systems and devices, enabling businesses to be more agile."

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