Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Companies Take Divergent Paths With Mainframe

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August 16, 2005
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In this issue:

* Companies Take Divergent Paths With Mainframe
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* Report: Black Market Growing For Offshore Data
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* IBM Releases Open Analytics Interface
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* Study: Dell Customer Rating Plunges; Apple Leads Pack
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* Microsoft Exec Defends RSS Rebranding
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