Britannica.com ready for Monday re-launch

Summary:Britannica.com, the online arm of legendary Encyclopedia Britannica, will re-launch its highly promoted Web site on Monday.

Britannica.com, the online arm of legendary Encyclopedia Britannica, will re-launch its highly promoted Web site on Monday. The site was taken offline on Oct. 16 barely 24 hours after its initial launch due to a site overload. "The good news is we have wonderful demand," said Kent Devereaux, Britannica.com's senior vice president of product development. "The bad news is we need to ramp up our hardware much quicker than we ever anticipated." Full story to follow. -- Jennifer Mack, ZDNN

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Topics: Hardware

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