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vor•tal

(ˈvɔr tl)
n.
Computers. a Web site, or portal, that offers information, services, and links related to a particular market segment or industry.
[1995–2000; v (ertical) + (p) ortal1 (definition 4)]
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Vortals are a "vertical portal" that focus on a specific topic.
Vortals are vertical portals serving special fields of interest.
The Featured group contains links for a handful of particularly high-interest sites, especially topic-oriented vortals.
Vortals (vertical portals) concentrate on a specific industry or business function, and can be devoted to its needs more than a general site like Business.
Idaho plans to develop and introduce additional vortals in the near future.
So the vortals have become an anecdote in the portal's fast-food approach to serving the masses ("millions and millions of pages served").
These Vortals provide solutions that make the current EDI capabilities of large retailers (or other large buyers) more productive by making it feasible and economical for their smaller suppliers to intermesh with their e-commerce information system.
Through its content services, ScreamingMedia aggregates licensed content -- news, features, photos, video, stock quotes, audio, weather reports and more - from more than 3,000 publications, then filters, delivers and precisely integrates this content instantaneously into the web and wireless platforms of its clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, portals, vortals, niche websites and wireless networks.
When targeted job sites, niche sites, portals, and vortals can quickly and easily add career content, a job seeker's access to employment opportunities increases dramatically.
Through its Content Services, ScreamingMedia aggregates licensed content -- news, features, photos, video, stock quotes, audio, weather reports, and more - from over 3,000 publications, then filters, delivers and precisely integrates this content instantaneously into the web and wireless platforms of its over 1,300 clients including Fortune 500 corporations, portals, vortals, niche websites, and wireless networks.
ScreamingMedia's global digital content network consists of over 3,000 publications supplying content to more than 1,200 clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, portals, vortals, niche websites, and wireless networks.
There are already more than 500 Vortals (vertical portals) on the Web that provide trading exchanges for nearly every industry.