WALL STREET SYSTEMS EASES CUSTOMER MIGRATION TO LINUX WITH HP PROLIANT SERVERS

New York and London, February 14, 2005 - Wall Street Systems today announced that The Wall Street System® treasury and capital markets solution is now available on industry-standard HP ProLiant servers, running on Red Hat Linux Enterprise Version 3. This initiative is part of its ongoing commitment to deliver enterprise-class solutions on stable and flexible operating environments.

"The availability of The Wall Street System on HP ProLiant Servers will make it easier for our customers to migrate to Linux," said Mark Tirschwell, Chief Technology Officer, Wall Street Systems. "Running Linux on HP industry-standard servers can prove to be the IT department’s key to reducing costs. We remain committed to providing our clients with the best price performance for their trading and risk management technologies using the latest operating systems and platforms available on the market".

Clients who use The Wall Street System® treasury and capital markets solution on Linux can achieve lower cost of ownership. Both purchasing costs and ongoing maintenance costs are reduced. By running The Wall Street System on HP ProLiant servers, customers can also benefit from the Intel performance curve and decrease reliance on proprietary and legacy operating systems. This delivers a Unix-like experience with a smaller footprint that is readily supported across the industry.

Martin Fink, Vice President of Linux, HP, said, "The combination of HP’s industry-standard platforms and applications from key partners such as Wall Street Systems provides our customers with a proven platform and the freedom to deploy Linux with confidence. Today’s announcement is another step forward in helping customers fully reap the cost savings and flexibility that comes from deploying demanding applications on Linux."

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