ACT Financial Systems released a new version of its information integration and distribution system, Citydesk 2.1.
Most of the enhancements relate to the user interface, offering more flexibility and control in presenting and manipulating market data. A number of functions that provide a quick view of data without requiring costly feed capacity also have been added.
The program handles both digital and video feeds, and is used globally in more than 80 dealing rooms. it supports multiple workstation environments including MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, OS/2 Presentation Manager, and Motif under Unix. Clients can mix and match different operating environments on the same dealing room network, sharing a common set of data feeds.
The U.S. headquarters of ACT Financial Systems are in New York.