Bridge Exec Predicts Smooth Merger With Telesphere

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The merger of the Telesphere and Bridge Information Systems operations won't be as bumpy for clients as the merger earlier this year between the Bridge and Knight-Ridder Financial databases, says Ken Marlin, executive vice president responsible for the data feed group. Bridge isn't faced with the same pressures to speed up a merger now that it was then, he says.

The merger of the Bridge and Knight-Ridder Financial databases early this year resulted in data corruption and system crashes, and c