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Compaq Computer Corporation

     ISE’s trading software (developed by OM) operates on OpenVMS Alpha Server systems provided by Compaq Computer Corporation. Compaq is the second largest computer company in the world and a Fortune Global 100 company. Compaq continues to dominate the exchange market with over 90% market share worldwide. The OpenVMS operating system, OpenVMS Clusters and Alpha architecture of Compaq provide configuration flexibility, technologies proven in many international markets, and unparalleled growth capacity to handle the high volumes of quotes associated with options trading. Further, this trading system has multiple redundancies and hot backups.

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