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Burlington Goes for Grid

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -- Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation has deployed an enterprise grid computing infrastructure utilizing Oracle 10g software. The retailer's adoption of an Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL - News) grid computing solution has begun the enablement to deliver higher application service levels, improve Information Technology (IT) resource utilization, and allow for scalability of IT systems to support future growth.

Operating 375 stores in 42 states, Burlington Coat Factory is a national retailer offering clothing, footwear, and accessories for the entire family, a specialty baby product department, Baby Depot, and Luxury Linens, a home decor department. The company's IT systems are key to the company's business -- tracking inventory stock levels, merchandise performance, product and service offerings, and sales records, among other details. Burlington Coat Factory has long relied on IT to help increase its business agility, improve performance and reduce costs.

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