A `Postal Clerk' To Sort Through The Cybermail

As the sea of data available from cyberspace continues to rise, the software industry holds out the lofty promise of software "agents" that will go out onto computer networks and gather nuggets of useful information. But many corporate networks already have too much information flooding the network--internal memos, e-mail from clients and branch offices, wire feeds from news organizations such as the Associated Press. Now, software maker SAS Institute in Cary, N.C., provides an easy way to regulate and route the information that comes streaming into any network.

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