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International Content Spending to Increase to $50 Billion This Year: Spending for online content will surpass $50 billion worldwide this yea…

International Content Spending to Increase to $50 Billion This Year: Spending for online content will surpass $50 billion worldwide this year and is expected to surpass $108 billion in 2006, according to a new report by IDC. “To succeed in this marketplace, content service providers (CSPs) must expand their subscriber base while keeping their current base enthusiastic. However, CSPs make extreme demands on their software. The size of their collections, the constant stream of new documents to be added and the number of queries that must be handled quickly and accurately requires reliable, scalable, predictable, and redundant systems,” according to the report summary.

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