Bridge Exec Predicts Smooth Merger With Telesphere


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