PLATFORMS: The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) runs its data warehouse on Sequent's NUMA-Q 2000 server with 512MB of memory and 500GB of disk storage. The RDBMS is Oracle version 7 with analysis tools from Cognos.

BACKGROUND: NRTC is a national cooperative agency established in 1987 to provide modern telecommunications services to rural America. NRTC currently has more than 800 members throughout the US, primarily local telephone and electric cooperatives. In 1994, through a partnership with DIRECTV, NRTC launched a Digital Broadcast Satellite (DBS) business.

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