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CNET News.com: AT&T makes Web-hosting splash with IBM deal

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for this link. ]

“AT&T is taking a big step in the lucrative Web-hosting
market with a $450 million, multiyear pact with computing giant
IBM.”

“The deal calls for IBM to contract up to several hundred
thousand square feet of Internet hosting facilities in AT&T’s
data centers. In addition, the company’s consulting arm IBM Global
Services said it will use AT&T’s networking products to build
several new data-center hosting facilities….”

AT&T said it will bundle IBM’s Netfinity Web servers
into this new streaming-media hosting service, which also includes
the Linux operating system and RealServer Plus streaming-media
software from RealNetworks.


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