Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Storage By The Cluster

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August 31, 2005


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In this issue:

* Storage By The Cluster
* Up To Capacity
* Network Effect
* Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected
* EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government
* Brief: E-commerce Sales Up 26% in Q2

Storage By The Cluster

Massive throughput and the ability to add capacity on the fly are
making clustered storage an attractive option.,4902,104173,00.html?nlid=EB


Up To Capacity

Capacity planning helps companies locate current bottlenecks or wasted
capacity as well as strategize for the future.,4902,104179,00.html?nlid=EB


Network Effect

Frankly Speaking: Many rural and small hospitals won't be able to adopt
electronic health records (EHR), readers tell Frank Hayes. And that
could undermine the benefit to those health care centers that do
embrace EHR.,4902,104195,00.html?nlid=EB


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Basel IT Cost Higher Than Projected

Users and analysts expect Basel II compliance to cost far more than
expected, and fear few benefits will result.,4902,104212,00.html?nlid=EB


EDS Renegotiates Contracts With U.K. Government

The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions will save $324 million per
year through 2010 by renegotiating IT services contracts with
Electronic Data Systems.,4902,104147,00.html?nlid=EB


Brief: E-commerce Sales Up 26% in Q2

Online retail sales in the second quarter reached $21.1 billion,
up 26% from $16.8 billion a year earlier, according to the U.S.
Census Bureau.,4902,104215,00.html?nlid=EB


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