PrimeTerminal is a platform independent, web-based Java application and as such ensures easy and comfortable use and operation. PrimeTerminal may be updated automatically when new versions are available. It does not require any on-site maintenance. Individual user permissioning can help to optimize data subscription costs.

Network Infrastructures

PrimeTerminal is hosted in FactSet GmbH computer centers.
Within this solution, FactSet GmbH server resources are used and the public Internet serves as network connection.
Thanks to standard Internet technologies, PrimeTerminal may run on common desktop PCs with an Internet connection.

Customisation of PrimeTerminal

For both network infrastructures, the client may decide for the

  • Standard PrimeTerminal offer or a
  • Customized PrimeTerminal offer

PrimeTerminal can be customized on project basis. Customization may aim at integrating proprietary content such as in-house research or in-house applications like content management or customer relationship management systems.

Key Differentiators Standard vs. Customized

Standard Customized
Version Update Automatically On customer approval
URL PrimeTerminal Application Standard URL Client specific URL
Customisation of software n/a Project based

Individual User-Based Permissioning

Customers can select required data and content for each cost center and each individual user to optimize data subscription costs. FactSet GmbH entitlement services ensure that the selected scope and correct quality of data (realtime or delayed) are available to each user.

PrimeTerminal User System Requirements

PrimeTerminal requires a PC with at minimum the following hardware:

  • 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with a 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 2 gigabyte (GB) RAM with 512MB available
  • A screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768
  • 110 MB1 available hard disk space for the Java™ JRE installation
  • At least a double ISDN line with 128 Kbps (a DSL or leased line network connection is highlyrecommended)

The PC needs the following software:

  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 (Windows is a registered trademark of the Microsoft® Corporation). Other operating systems are not officially supported although they may still operate PrimeTerminal.
  • A compatible web browser e.g. Internet Explorer® or Mozilla Firefox® which allows launching of JNLP files (not restricted via a browser plugin e.g. Finjan).
  • A 1.7 update 6 or higher Java™ JRE from Oracle