Bloomberg's ability to maintain service levels at its current growth rate came into question last month when a processor at its London data center crashed, affecting some 500 Bloomberg users. First, Bloomberg's London 2 computer crashed on Feb. 8 following a hardware and software upgrade over the weekend, according to sources. Then, an emergency cutover to the London 1 computer failed. Among those put out was Barclays de Zoete Wedd, where 60 bond traders use Bloomberg's Portfolio System to

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