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pull technology

Specifically requesting information from a particular source. Downloading Web pages via a Web browser is an example of pull technology. Getting mail is also pull technology if the user initiates a request to retrieve it. Contrast with push technology.
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Powered by pre-screen soft credit pull technology, CreditConvert enables dealers to engage service-not-sold customers by combining existing AutoAlert data with previously unknown equity and credit information.
8% on a like-for-like basis as its decision to pull technology products from its shelves hit home sales.
Before Push Mail is put on the market, users need dial-up to access the internet for receiving emails, which is called Pull technology.
HandsetMail can be done mainly by two ways: Push Mail and Pull Mail Before Push Mail is put on the market, users need dial-up to access the internet for receiving emails, which is called Pull technology.
In addition to the HQPUSH system's advantages over traditional push technologies, push technology, in general, offers significant advantages over pull technology, in which the end-user requests the updates.
It is pull technology with the consumer being offered a wide range of choices verse the push of traditional media.
EFT 4 provides state-of-the-art perimeter security through the use of a "DMZ Gateway" which virtualizes the back end server through a PULL technology," explains Greg Hoffer, VP and CTO at GlobalSCAPE.
CS/IDM provides the warfighter with awareness to information holdings, a means to access this information and the ability to use smart pull technology to deliver this information to the right destination with assured delivery.
CallMe's patent-pending Intelligent Pull Technology ensures that the two separate elements always remain in synch with one another so that all viewers have the same experience regardless of hardware or bandwidth limitations.
CallMe Corp's patent-pending Intelligent Pull technology also allows a company to synchronize the phone call with a pre-determined Web page on the user's browser.
Intel is helping pull technology stocks higher ahead of its mid-quarter update on Thursday.
Enterprises looking to increase ROI from their Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management systems must migrate from today's current processes that utilize single threaded pull technology, to more robust closed-loop management systems.