Data Management

Leading Newspaper in Egypt Updates Digital Archive, Speeds Data Access by 66 Percent

Date Added: May 2009
Format: WORD

Al Ahram, one of the world's oldest newspapers and leading Egyptian IT service providers, used the Ahram Archiving System to migrate its 1-terabyte database with 1,800,000 images to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise and Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. As a result, Al Ahram sped queries by 66 percent and productivity by 50 percent; cut database size by 40 percent and help desk calls by 30 percent; and boosted security and data integrity.