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FBI Computer System Behind Schedule, Report Says

December 30, 2011

(Corrects headline.)

Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The FBI will find it “challenging” to deploy a long-delayed new computer system for managing cases by May 2012, according to a report by the U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general.

The case management system, called Sentinel, experienced two outages and the hardware infrastructure was deemed “inadequate” during an Oct. 6 testing exercise, according to the report released today.

--Editors: Robin Meszoly, Leslie Hoffecker

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