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2008-06-16 09:00:15

NEC Corporation of America, a premier provider of IT, network and identity management solutions, today announced new system continuity software solutions, with aggressive pricing, designed to drive adoption of best-practice high availability solutions for virtual systems and extend NEC's 40-plus percent compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) in the North American market since 2005. NEC's award-winning ExpressCluster(TM) product family is the only true integrated application and data...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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