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eBay Looking For Sun Block?
The now-infamous 1999 shutdowns of the eBay website has led them to consider alternatives to their current Sun infrastructure.

ebay infrastructure back end  Looking For Sun Block? eBay Looking For Sun Block? R. Krause - May 26, 2000 Event Summary In the wake of last year's highly publicized, extremely embarrassing outages at their online auction site, eBay has put out for bid a special contract for its infrastructure/back end. The present supplier, Sun Microsystems, is not a shoo-in for the contract, and is expected to face stiff competition in the form of Unix systems from Compaq, HP, and IBM. The main eBay servers are Sun's E10000 Starfire , their largest

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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ebay infrastructure back end  online marketplaces such as eBay has turned them into mainstream outlets. User generated support networks and forums deliver support messages in a way that empathises with the needs of others—suppliers only need to participate with occasional expert comment and moderation rather than dominate. Just as other groups of influencers and business partners, such as resellers, are regarded as part of the sales channel, so too should social networks. This means they should be supported, encouraged and rewarded Read More

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