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Acupuncture Today – September, 2001, Vol. 02, Issue 09 Expands Its Server Cluster

More Computers Equals Faster Download Times

By Editorial Staff

Progress on the Internet is swift. When first went on line in April 2000, its initial website traffic was rather modest. Since that time, the number of visitors has continually increased, as has the number of web pages online.

While many of the visitors are acupuncturists and doctors of Oriental medicine seeking the latest news, more consumers are visiting to access information about acupuncture and Oriental medicine; to ask questions on the "Ask an Acupuncturist" forum; or to search for a local practitioner in the Acupuncturist Locator.

To accommodate the growing amount of web pages, and the ever-increasing number of visitors seeking to learn more about acupuncture and Oriental medicine, a new server has been added to's server cluster. This new server is faster and more powerful, allowing the pages of to download faster.

In addition,'s Web Services department will soon replace some of the server's older software with new, faster programs. Updating these programs will also increase download speeds and maximize functionality. These upgrades will be made to different aspects of the website every so often to allow to provide the best possible service to you and the thousands of interested consumers it serves every week.

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