Dow Jones Markets And Microsoft Align; Boost For Microsoft Server Technology

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Dow Jones Markets is turning to Microsoft to provide much of the technology it will use to rebuild its information and transactional delivery infrastructure--and as a result, Microsoft's server technology will be key to products that the information vendor is developing for the investment management marketplace.

Two weeks ago the companies announced an alliance to "combine their respective technologies and expertise in the development of new information and transaction systems for financial i