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Digital Island signs Compaq to deliver high-speed services

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San Francisco-Cable & Wireless L.L.C.'s Digital Island, San Francisco, announced Wednesday that it will use Houston-based Compaq Computer Corp.'s StorageWorks Network Attached Storage (NAS) to deliver its high-speed Web services. The deal aims to make it easier for senior management and sales, marketing, information technology and human resources executives to distribute high-quality audio and video content globally over the Internet, said Digital Island President-CEO Ruann Ernst. Digital Island competes with such companies as Akamai Technologies Inc. Digital Island's branded 2Deliver Web services reach computer outposts in more than 70 countries, with half of those countries offering high-speed services.
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