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data sharing

The ability to share the same data resource with multiple applications or users. It implies that the data are stored in one or more servers in the network and that there is some software locking mechanism that prevents the same set of data from being changed by two people at the same time. Data sharing is a primary feature of a database management system (DBMS). See data conferencing and groupware.
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Setting up a data sharing system for a whole county is a complex task.
We were the first prepaid carrier to offer texting keyboards and texting-only plans, first to help customers pay less for talk they weren t using, the first to feature a totally customized plan, and now the first data sharing plans.
Private data sharing arrangements exist between some large organizations, and some Government bodies mandate the need to share information, but we live in an age where the tide is turning against publicly-available information.
CareSpark's network will initially connect health care organizations including Mountain States Health Alliance, Wellmont Health System, Holston Medical Group, Johnston Memorial Hospital and Sullivan County Regional Health Department, with 600,000 unique patient records to be included in the data sharing system, beginning in spring of 2007.
The company's flagship product, the Crossflo DataExchange(R) solution, helps link systems together and facilitates secure data sharing for any information exchange initiative in the healthcare, public safety and justice markets.
Data sharing can help improve (1) tax compliance if businesses applying to sponsor immigrant workers are required to meet tax filing and payment requirements, and (2) the accuracy and timeliness of USCIS's immigration eligibility decisions if it obtained tax data from IRS to help ensure business sponsors meet eligibility criteria.
The result is high speed data sharing, improved productivity, and reduced network bottlenecks.
This prototype represents a flexible, pragmatic approach to facilitating data sharing among the wide variety of IT systems used by healthcare organizations across the nation," said Brian Kelly, M.
The advantages of this approach are multiprotocol and multiplatform data sharing, ease-of-use, and flexible data management.
It also upgraded the speed and efficiency of its collaborative solutions to provide financial institution customers a smooth, seamless flow of communication via multi-party voice, video, secure data sharing, instant messaging and Web conferencing.
The technology provides collaborative data sharing over low-cost Ethernet connections, allowing multiple hosts, even hosts with different operating systems, to access the same files at the same time over an iSCSI SAN.
Ethernet Storage Networks, Universal Data Sharing and Other