As did the London Stock Exchange in 2009, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (Johannesburg Stock Exchange, JSE), also has decided to migrate from its current TradElect system, based on Microsoft.Net and SQL Server 2000, Exchange Millennium based on Linux , which offers MilleniumIT.
All this in order to avoid international connectivity issues and preparing to offer greater service availability for their customers as expected in the coming years an increase of trading on the JSE currently Bag larger values of the African continent.
Of course, the positive experience of the London Stock Exchange was an important factor taken into account in the decision, remember that the London Stock Exchange achieved a speed record in communications to get a latency of 126 microseconds, while the rest of the bags that operate with Linux is not too far from those numbers.
So, Linux again shows off his power, high performance systems that require high availability. In this case it is expected that this new Linux-based implementation provides a transaction speed up to 400 times faster that the current platform. Without doubt, a success story.