An investment company wanted to link market makers and floor traders to improve their real-time responsiveness to changing market conditions. They decided that a chat based system met that need. Unable to find a secure full featured solution they engaged Palo Colorado Software to develop one.
The features of the resulting product include:
This 4-tier system was implemented using COM+, VB.Net, Microsoft Message Queuing Service (MSMQ), Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) and Microsoft SQL Server.