When your business is built on information,how you manage, store, and protect that information can make all the difference.CARCO is an example. Founded in 1977, Holtsville, New York-based CARCO Group Inc. and its three divisions (collectively, "CARGO") provide investigative, fraud detection, and risk mitigation services to large corporations, producing more thantwo million reports each year.

Keeping up with the flow of trade, especially in complex, volatile markets such as energy, requires an extraordinary eye for detail to spot opportunities and identify risk in near real time. Computers, of course, are very good at this—if they're running the right software.