2.4. Software Application Experience

In the commercial end-user environment, object technology has been applied to many important applications which enable business advantages. Examples include Fidelity Investments, one of the world's largest mutual fund companies, which as long as five years ago integrated its fund management workstations to support the integration of multisource information including decision-support capabilities that are crucial to the fund management business. The infrastructure they chose was an object request broker implementation conforming to the CORBA standard. Using CORBA, Fidelity Investments is able to customize the information gathering and analysis environment to the needs of individual fund managers. Many readers ...

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