DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) today introduced three compact DisplayPort devices that provide connectivity between personal computers and video displays. The low-power devices support data signaling rates up to 2.7 Gbps to accommodate DisplayPort and high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) speeds, commonly used to link desktop and notebook PCs and docking stations to DLP(R) projectors, computer monitors and digital TVs. (See http://www.ti.com/sn75dp129-pr.)
The SN75DP122, SN75DP128 and SN75DP129 all provide one dual-mode DisplayPort input and flexible outputs to enable connectivity between a range of devices. Dual-mode is the ability of the graphics processor unit (GPU) to transmit either DisplayPort or HDMI/DVI data over the DisplayPort signal lines while supporting the required control signals.
Flexible outputs provide connectivity options
The SN75DP129 translator has one dual-mode DisplayPort input and one transition-minimized differential signaling (TMDS) output. This device can function as a DisplayPort to HDMI/DVI dongle converter for external attachment to notebook PCs. This will enable end users to connect laptops with DisplayPort outputs to monitors with DVI inputs. The translator can also be used in applications that display PC video data on digital TVs.
The SN75DP128 is a high-performance switch with one DisplayPort input to one of two DisplayPort outputs. This device can be used in conjunction with laptop docking stations. It allows the GPU to direct video data either through the docking station connector or to a DisplayPort edge connector.
The SN75DP122 features one DisplayPort input to either a DisplayPort or a level translated TMDS output, allowing flexible connection to either a monitor or a TV. On this device, the auxiliary port can be configured as an I2C port with an integrated I2C repeater, which is required for HDMI operation.
Both the SN75DP128 and SN75DP122 support switching of the bi-directional auxiliary, hot plug detect (HPD) and cable adapter detect channels. An integrated level-shifter for the HPD line is provided, which avoids the need to use additional components. The pinouts of all three devices are optimized for easy flow-through printed circuit board layout.
In addition to these DisplayPort devices, TI offers a broad array of electrostatic discharge protection solutions and low-power video switches such as the TS3DV421, which are fully compliant with the HDMI and DisplayPort standards. They contribute to TI's broad interface product offering including families of products for M-LVDS, LVDS, CAN, RS-485 and PCI-Express standards. Please see the Interface Selection Guide for more information.
DisplayPort is a royalty-free digital video interface standard from the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). It is intended for internal and external display connections. Compared to existing standards, it offers improved audio and video performance over one cable and more compact sockets and connectors for notebook PCs and LCD displays.
Pricing and availability
The SN75DP122 and SN75DP128 are available now from TI and its authorized distributors in a 56-pin QFN package. Suggested resale pricing is $1.90 and $1.65, respectively. The SN75DP129 is available now in a 36-pin QFN package with suggested resale pricing at $1.30. All pricing is in 1,000-piece quantities.
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TEANECK, New Jersey and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 11 /PRNewswire/ --
- CIO of Kimberly-Clark formally inaugurates the new center
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of global consulting, software, IT infrastructure and business process services, announced today the official inauguration of its 35th global delivery center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The new center will support Cognizant's North American customers in a similar time zone, leverage techno-functional and lingual capabilities available in the region to service global customers, and provide a base with deep local insights for Cognizant to service customers in South America.
Other honored guests for the inauguration included Mr. Mauricio Macri, Head of Government of the City of Buenos Aires; Mr. Earl Anthony Wayne, Ambassador of the United States of America; and Mrs. Gloria Gangte, First Secretary of the Indian Embassy in Argentina.
Cognizant's association with Buenos Aires commenced in 2007 with a unique model of co-creating value for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C), jointly working with their local teams. With the association with K-C growing rapidly, and with other marquee customers in key vertical spaces like consumer goods, retail, financial services and insurance evincing interest in leveraging same time zone support, Cognizant has set up the new facility that has the capacity to accommodate approximately 250 professionals.
"Cognizant has delivered on its commitment to provide Kimberly-Clark with a suite of global IT services and has high standards of customer satisfaction and demonstrated capabilities in driving transformational outsourcing programs," said Ramon F. Baez, Chief Information Officer of Kimberly-Clark. "We are pleased to have been instrumental in helping Cognizant become a major presence in Buenos Aires, while taking our IT function to the next higher level. Argentina is a key location in K-C's global sourcing mix."
"Our DNA of having a strong local relationship management with global sourcing capabilities will be strengthened by our new Argentina delivery center," said Francisco D'Souza, president and CEO of Cognizant. "Our investments in newer global, regional and local delivery centers will help our clients seamlessly harness optimal talent globally for providing differentiated value to their end customers. It is truly an exciting time to be in Argentina as the country continues to grow its technology exports, and with our strong talent base in India, we look forward to being a part of the growing relations between India and Argentina as well."
Cognizant's Buenos Aires regional delivery will fully leverage the recently launched Cognizant 2.0 platform. This platform enables all of Cognizant's global, regional and local development centers to seamlessly and virtually collaborate through one central platform using the Web 2.0 technologies and deliver significant time-to-market, cost and transformational value to clients.
Argentina is one of the fast growing economies worldwide due to increased local business demand and government support. The country has high levels of education borne out by its high rate of enrollment and strong output of quality business and technology students in higher education. In addition to cost advantages, sound IT and telecom infrastructure, the country offers a rich IT talent pool with good proficiency in Spanish.
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. Cognizant's single-minded passion is to dedicate our global technology and innovation know-how, our industry expertise and worldwide resources to working together with clients to make their businesses stronger. With more than 35 global delivery centers and over 55,000 employees as of December 31, 2007, we combine a unique onsite/offshore delivery model infused by a distinct culture of customer satisfaction. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and is ranked among the top information technology companies in BusinessWeek's Info Tech 100, Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com.
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PLANO, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that its software solutions were used for the design of the award winning Mazda CX-9 crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV).
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The Mazda CX-9 was recently named the 2008 North American Truck of the Year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Additionally, the Mazda CX-9 was recently selected as Motor Trend's 2008 Sport/Utility of the Year.
PLM software from Siemens PLM Software was used during various stages of the Mazda CX-9's design, including research and development and production engineering. Specifically, NXTM I-deas(R) and NX Imageware(TM) software were used for design and modeling Class-A surfaces which enabled seamless and rapid exchange between the detailed design engineering and styling divisions. Digital pre-assembly software and the 3D visualization capabilities in Siemens PLM Software's Teamcenter(R) software portfolio were used to verify digital model design. Siemens PLM Software's Tecnomatix portfolio of digital manufacturing software solutions enabled production process designing and verification through digital simulation.
"We congratulate Mazda on both of these prestigious industry distinctions and are proud to support them with innovative software solutions that support both the Mazda CX-9's research and development and production engineering functions," said Dave Shirk, executive vice president, Global Marketing, Siemens PLM Software.
The prestigious North American Truck of the Year award is determined by 48 automotive journalists from the United States and Canada and based on attributes such as innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar.
The esteemed Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year award is determined by editorial staff at Motor Trend who conduct extensive off-road, street and track testing, and evaluate driving performance, safety and features. Each vehicle is evaluated against three simple criteria: superiority (engineering, design and utilization of resources); significance (impact on the market); and value. The Mazda CX-9 was selected among 11 contenders for the distinction.
About Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 4.6 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software's open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit http://www.siemens.com/plm.
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LEESBURG, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catcher Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: CTHH) , (http://www.catcherinc.com/), a leading provider of standards-based solutions that address high-speed mobile computing for the harshest and most demanding application environments today announced the Company has received an initial contract to deploy its state of the art CATCHER Rhino hardened mobile computing devices with multiple federal and state government agencies for Homeland Security related applications.
This initial order, which comes to Catcher Holdings, Inc. via one of the company's key value added resellers, is for 13 CATCHER Rhino hardened mobile computing devices, which will be deployed across nine federal and state governmental organizations for physical security assessment at potentially vulnerable Homeland Security locations.
"This contract represents a critical advance as we adapt the Catcher platform for Homeland Security and State Government applications and we view it as a major validation or our technologies and products. While this initial order is for a limited number of evaluation units, we anticipate receiving follow on orders and to deliver additional units under this contract. We are very pleased that our value added reseller relationships continue to mature, yielding exceptional opportunities to deliver highest quality solutions to security-related governmental organizations tasked with the safety and security of our nation," commented Gary Haycox, Catcher Holdings Chief Executive Officer. "As the mission for security related governmental agencies continues to evolve, so have our products. Our advanced implementation of biometric identification features, such as iris scanning and fingerprint identification, were specifically designed to meet these changing needs and were pivotal in this recent decision to select our new product offering. We look forward to continuing to support our government's Homeland Security efforts."
The CATCHER Rhino is an advanced convergent device, produced by Catcher Holdings, Inc. The product is a ruggedized mobile computer with integrated GPS, voice, data, biometric and a suite of communications technologies. The computing platform, built to be MIL-STD 810F compliant, is based on embedded Intel chipsets, features an 80 Gigabyte hard drive and up to 2 Gigabytes of random access memory, dual batteries and an advanced 6.5" sunlight readable touch screen display. Additional features include two video cameras with digital watermarking capabilities, biometric sensors including a fingerprint scanner an optional iris-scanning camera and digital voice recorder. A unique emergency alert attribute of the Rhino features a "Panic Button" that when depressed automatically begins recording the audio and video events that occur. A wired and wireless communications suite which includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi-802.11 b/g and Gigabit Ethernet is standard. Additional information about the CATCHER Rhino is available at: http://www.catcherinc.com/
About Catcher Holdings, Inc.
Catcher Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of standards-based solutions that address high-speed mobile computing for the harshest and most demanding application environments. The Company combines Vivato(TM) Networks patented Packet Steering(TM) phase array WiFi base stations with the CATCHER(R) family of command and control platforms to address technology requirements where ruggedized, mobile computing devices and high-speed WiFi network connectivity are required.
The capabilities of both product families provide synergies in application solutions -- such as, location based, biometric management and video surveillance -- yielding a systems level approach to address the unique mobile computing, communications and application solutions needs of multiple market segments. Customers in a wide range of markets including military, homeland security, integrated public safety, municipal, transportation and logistics benefit from true systems level solutions, addressing the harshest and most demanding mobile application environments. Catcher is headquartered in Portland, Oregon with research and development facilities in Austin, TX. Additional information on Catcher Holdings, Inc. can be viewed at http://www.catcherinc.com/.
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PLANO, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EDS, a leading global information technology services company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in the "Magic Quadrant for Desktop Outsourcing Services, North America, 2008"(i) and "Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North America, 2008"(ii) reports.
Gartner, a leading analyst firm, states companies positioned in the desktop outsourcing services Leaders quadrant "are performing their service solutions skillfully, have a clear vision of the desktop outsourcing services market's direction, and are actively building and improving their competencies to sustain their leadership positions." Companies positioned in the Leaders quadrant for help desk outsourcing "are performing well, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership positions in the market."
"EDS remains focused on improving our capabilities through process improvements and standardization, ensuring our clients receive high-quality, world-class services that enable business agility, productivity and growth," said Mike Koehler, executive vice president of Global ITO Services. "We are pleased that Gartner placed EDS in the leaders quadrant for these two important areas of our business."
EDS was one of 19 external services providers evaluated in the "Magic Quadrant for Desktop Outsourcing, North America, 2008" report and one of 24 in the "Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North America, 2008."
EDS supports approximately three million desktops for more than 400 clients around the world and handles more than 27 million service desk calls globally, providing comprehensive management of a clients' total workplace environment. Using standard tools and processes to ensure clients establish a stable user environment, EDS helps reduce the overall cost of implementation while improving performance and end-user satisfaction. EDS Workplace Services include management and support for PCs, laptops, handheld computing devices and printers. EDS Service Desk Services provide an accountable point of contact for all IT-related incidents, accessible through various channels, including telephone, Web, e-mail and fax.
For more information on Gartner or to get the full report, visit http://www.gartner.com/. A cost is associated with accessing the report in its entirety.
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. , a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today launched its HSPICE(R) Integrator Program to further promote integration between Synopsys' HSPICE simulation solution and other electronic design automation (EDA) products. The HSPICE Integrator Program enables qualified EDA vendors to integrate their products with the de facto standard HSPICE simulator, HSPICE RF simulator, and WaveView Analyzer(TM). In addition, qualified HSPICE Integrator Program members have access to HSPICE integrator application programming interfaces (APIs). Collaboration between HSPICE Integrator Program members will enable customers to achieve more thorough design verification in a shorter period of time from the improvements offered by inter-company EDA design solutions.
"The HSPICE Integrator Program enables us to work closely with Synopsys to deliver tightly integrated solutions to our mutual customers," said Joe Civello, product and applications marketing manager, Agilent EEsof EDA Division. "Our silicon foundry customers can now use Agilent's IC-CAP modules with Synopsys' HSPICE simulator to quickly and accurately perform transistor model extraction. In addition, our printed circuit board customers can now use Agilent's Advanced Design Systems products with HSPICE to address today's difficult signal integrity and jitter issues."
"As circuit geometries continue to shrink, our customers demand solutions to help deal with process variation for analog/mixed-signal, custom digital and memory designs," said Amit Gupta, president and CEO of Solido Design Automation. "The seamless integration of SolidoSTAT with HSPICE helps our customers to quickly analyze failures caused by statistical variation, identify weaknesses and fix the design, making it robust to statistical variation."
"By encouraging, facilitating and promoting the integration of HSPICE with all Synopsys and other EDA flows, Synopsys provides customers the flexibility to choose the EDA products and flows that best meet their needs," said Rich Goldman, vice president of Strategic Market Development at Synopsys. "The HSPICE Integrator Program will help accelerate the development of interoperable solutions that can simplify customers' verification cycles and help them achieve predictable success."
Founding members of the HSPICE Integrator Program include: Accelicon Technologies Inc., Agilent EEsof EDA, Altos Design Automation, Inc., Apache Design Solutions, Applied Simulation Technology, ATEEDA, AWR, Computer Simulation Technology (CST), Helic S.A., Interra Systems Inc., Jedat Inc., Mephisto Design Automation (MDA), MunEDA GmbH, Nangate Inc., Novas Software, OEA International, Inc., Orora Design Technologies, Inc., Physware, Inc., ProPlus Design Solutions, Inc., Signal Integrity Software, Inc. (SiSoft), Sigrity, Inc., Silicon Canvas, Solido Design Automation Inc., Veritools Inc., and Z Circuit Automation. For more information, visit the HSPICE Integrator Program, http://www.synopsys.com/hspice_integrator/
Synopsys, Inc. is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading system and semiconductor design and verification platforms, IC manufacturing and yield optimization solutions, semiconductor intellectual property and design services to the global electronics market. These solutions enable the development and production of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems. Through its comprehensive solutions, Synopsys addresses the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, including power management, accelerated time to yield and system-to-silicon verification. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. Visit Synopsys online at http://www.synopsys.com/.
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SAN MATEO, Calif. and LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NetSuite Inc. , a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business software suites that include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) / Accounting software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Ecommerce software for small and midsized businesses and divisions of large companies, today announced that Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, will deliver the keynote presentation on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at 4:30 a.m. (PDT) / 7:30 a.m. (EDT) / 11:30 a.m. (GMT) at the Societe Generale Global Software On Demand Conference to be held at the Landmark Hotel in London.
An audio webcast of Mr. Nelson's presentation will be available on NetSuite's website at http://www.netsuite.com/investors.
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REDMOND, Wash., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. brings the beauty of Windows Aero from the PC to the devices that surround it with its latest keyboard and mouse desktop set, the Wireless Laser Desktop 7000, designed to complement the Windows Vista operating system with its striking design.
The new desktop set includes an ultrathin Comfort Curve keyboard and rechargeable mouse, delivering ultimate performance and comfort. The keyboard features a Windows Aero-inspired translucent design, floating Hot Keys and instant access to Windows Flip 3D,(1) making this desktop a perfect companion for today's Windows Vista-based PC.
Today Microsoft also debuts the Digital Media Keyboard 3000, an ultrathin, stylish yet affordable keyboard designed to fit the digital lifestyle.
Wireless Laser Desktop 7000: The Sleek "Little Black Dress" of Peripherals
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 brings together productivity-enhancing features and a sophisticated design to create an elegant accompaniment for today's computers. The following are among its new design elements:
-- Smoked translucent border brings the subtle elegance of Windows Aero to the keyboard. -- Floating My Favorites Keys deliver one-touch access to users' most-used Web sites, files and folders. Users simply push and hold a key to assign it to the current destination, just as they would with a car stereo's preset buttons. -- Amazingly sleek, thin design complements any living room or office decor and features quiet touch keys.
"This keyboard is a perfect example of Microsoft's focus on connecting its hardware with Windows Vista, bringing the elegance of Windows Aero to the keyboard," said Carla Forester, group marketing manager at Microsoft. "The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 truly brings the best of both worlds together -- a beautiful design and a full suite of productivity features -- making it the best option for customers desiring a sophisticated accessory for their computer."
"We are thrilled to see the simplicity and beauty of the Windows Vista Aero experience conveyed in the Wireless Laser Desktop 7000," said Jeff Price, senior director in the Windows Group at Microsoft. "With the smoked translucent border and floating keys, this keyboard is a true extension of the dynamic design of Windows Vista."
Comfort Curve Is King
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 keyboard features Microsoft's best-selling Comfort Curve design, which encourages a more natural position with a slight 6-degree curve. With more than 6 million Comfort Curve keyboards sold worldwide,(2) Microsoft Hardware continues to shine as a leader in comfortable computing.
Wireless Laser Mouse 7000
The included Wireless Laser Mouse 7000 is a stylish, rechargeable mouse that perfectly complements the sleek keyboard. The horizontal charging station provides a sturdy base, and the battery status indicator lets users know when it is time to charge. By choosing a rechargeable mouse, users can reduce their battery consumption by up to 80 percent over three years of use.(3)
Get Confident With 2.4 GHz
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 features advanced wireless technology using 2.4GHz frequency. Benefits include the following:
-- Confident connection with virtually no interference. Intelligent technology "hops" frequency when it encounters interference, making it ideal for crowded wireless environments with multiple computers. -- Wireless freedom. Users can sit back and click up to 30 feet away from the transceiver, even if it is out of sight. -- Easy setup and use. Users can just plug in the transceiver and start working. Digital Media Keyboard 3000
Microsoft also announced today the Digital Media Keyboard 3000, designed to fit today's digital lifestyle. This affordable keyboard allows users to bring digital media to life with one-touch access to photos, Windows Media Player, My Favorites Keys and Zoom. This sleek, thin keyboard is also optimized for Windows Vista, with quick access to Flip 3D(4) and the Windows Start Button.
Pricing and Availability
The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 will be widely available in April 2008 for an estimated retail price of $129.95 (U.S.).(5) The Digital Media Keyboard 3000 will be widely available in June 2008 for an estimated retail price of $29.95 (U.S.).(5) The Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 and Digital Media Keyboard 3000 are now available for special pre-sale on Amazon.com and will ship in April and June respectively, when the products are widely released.
About Microsoft Hardware
For 25 years, the Hardware Group has employed innovative engineering, cutting-edge industrial design and extensive usability testing to create products of exceptional quality and durability that enhance the software experience and strengthen the connection between consumers and their PC. Microsoft Hardware leads the industry in ergonomic engineering, industrial design and hardware/software compatibility, offering consumers an easier, more convenient and more enjoyable computing experience. Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer, which launched in 1999, earned a place on PCWorld.com's December 2005 list of "The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years" as the first mainstream optical mouse that "brought gunk-free pointing devices" to a broad consumer base. More information about the Hardware Group is available at http://www.microsoft.com/hardware.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
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SAN ANTONIO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just in time for tonight's first performance by the Top 12 contestants, AT&T Inc. announced today the launch of American Idol Framerz, an AT&T exclusive application designed to bring customers a snap closer to the Idol experience. With American Idol Framerz, AT&T customers can frame their favorite pictures within an "American Idol" setting and receive the finished product on their phone in a multimedia message (MMS).
American Idol Framerz by AT&T has a frame for each of the Top 12 contestants, as well as other Idol-branded images, allowing users to place their photo in their favorite Idol setting. And if their friend or family member is a bigger Idol fan than they are, they can just as easily frame and share photographs of others, too.
"American Idol Framerz is perfect for those fans who have pictured themselves on the Idol stage or next to their favorite Top 12 contestant," said Mark Collins, vice president of Consumer Data for AT&T's wireless unit. "Premium messaging products, such as Framerz, that allow consumers to share snippets of their lives with their close network of friends and family have become increasingly popular during the past few years. We are thrilled to give our customers yet another fun way to capture, share and enjoy this season of 'American Idol' -- directly from their wireless phone."
Photos can be uploaded with an AT&T camera phone by sending an MMS with the selected photo to 5454, or they can be uploaded from the Web by visiting AT&T's American Idol site, http://att.com/americanidol. Once successfully uploaded, the images can be resized and moved within the frames, as needed, either on the Web or the phone. Once the customer is happy with the photo, it can be sent as an MMS to any AT&T wireless number or any e-mail address. By sending the Framerz to themselves, customers can easily set it as their phone's wallpaper or forward the photo to all of their friends. American Idol Framerz are $0.99 each to create. Only standard messaging rates apply when forwarding them to friends and family.
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/.
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SAN ANTONIO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. announced today an online interactive forum for small businesses to discuss new strategies for attracting buyers and increasing sales. As part of AT&T's commitment to help small businesses grow, the AT&T Watercooler, a community forum on AT&T's small business Web site (http://www.att.com/OnwardSmallBiz), presents Successful Sales Strategies, the first of a series of online discussions, on Friday, March 14, at 1 p.m. EDT.
AT&T Watercooler forums aim to help small business owners and managers find answers to questions key to the success of small businesses everywhere. The online forums allow users to interact and exchange ideas and successes with other small business owners on a variety of topics relevant to the growth of small business.
Successful Sales Strategies will cover such topics as attracting repeat customers and meeting sales goals. Participants can share and address questions, struggles and concerns that small business owners have in developing effective sales strategies in a highly competitive market. Participants can register for the event at http://smallbiz.att.com/community/watercooler.
"To help small businesses grow, AT&T continually looks for new ways to help them learn and share valuable information," said Ann Rotatori, AT&T vice president, Business Marketing. "With the Watercooler, business owners can share what they've learned in previous Web seminars, what they've learned from our online library of articles and the experiences they've had themselves."
The March 14 discussion at the Watercooler serves as one of the components of AT&T's small business sales education program. Chet Holmes, sales leader and author of the national best-seller "The Ultimate Sales Machine," recently led the online seminar Four Ways to Double Sales. A recording of this and other Web seminars are available on the Onward Small Business Web site at http://att.com/OnwardWebSeminar. The next online seminar focuses on Web 2.0 strategies for businesses and takes place March 25.
Also as part of the program, the following articles are available online to help small businesses develop their sales strategies:
* "Dramatically soup up your sales process using current sales staff!" -- http://smallbiz.att.com/article?id=38901&MaxRows=9&StartRow=0&SearchTag=&Searc hText=chet%20holmes
* Use these three smart tactics to personalize marketing messages and
increase sales" -- http://smallbiz.att.com/article?id=35009&MaxRows=9&StartRow=0&SearchTag=&Searc hText=increase%20sales
* "How to establish a promotional mix" -- http://smallbiz.att.com/article?id=19094&MaxRows=9&StartRow=10&SearchTag=&Sear chText=increase%20sales
* "Growing sales through leadership" -- http://smallbiz.att.com/article?id=37654&MaxRows=9&StartRow=10&SearchTag=&Sear chText=increase%20sales
The Watercooler complements AT&T's industry-leading portfolio of communications products and services for small businesses. This portfolio includes voice, broadband Internet, messaging, wireless, advertising and search-engine-marketing solutions through AT&T Real Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM. Other solutions include business Wi-Fi service, Web hosting, Unified Messaging, remote data storage, network security, data transport and other Internet Protocol-based services designed for the unique needs of small to midsize businesses.
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/.
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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunrise Telecom(R) Incorporated (Pink Sheets: SRTI), a leader in test and measurement solutions for today's telecom, cable and wireless networks, today announced RealWORX(TM) Web, the industry's most comprehensive monitoring system for RF CATV and broadband communications services. RealWORX is the most complete and cost-effective RF monitoring system available on the market today, and the only ingress monitoring system capable of monitoring above 65 MHz. The frequency band above 65 MHz allows operators to better detect laser clipping which is a largely misunderstood network condition that erodes data quality of service.
"Competition among video providers continues to heat up, which means video quality is becoming an essential differentiator," said Jeff Heynen, Directing Analyst, IPTV and Next Gen OSS/BSS, Infonetics Research. "The RealWORX monitoring system provides greater functionality and flexibility in a single system than other systems, simultaneously meeting the pressing need for CATV headend and hub site monitoring, as well as VHO and VSO monitoring for telcos."
RealWORX improves network performance and availability by alerting operators to impairments before they have serious effects. For example, life-line voice and other high-speed data related services are degraded when ingress related impairments are not identified. By constantly monitoring both upstream and downstream channel performance on a CATV system, operators can proactively identify and eliminate these often subtle impairments prior to service degradation.
This innovative, web-based platform is the only monitoring system to use a high-end lab-grade spectrum analyzer, making it possible to detect and capture extremely low level RF impairments like transients, CPD and noise floor degradation, which are invisible to competing systems.
RealWORX constantly monitors digital and analog measurement parameters storing these results as historical data. Special graphs display the measurement deviations over time. In-depth views allow individual channel results to be displayed graphically over time. In addition, a unique dashboard provides overall health status information for each node, while the node status menu makes it easy for technicians to drill down and isolate individual alarm conditions.
The RealWORX web-based platform ensures that operators can control the monitoring application from any location using a standard web browser. Since RealWORX utilizes industry-standard MySQL database and XML file formats, third party applications are easily integrated.
RealWORX is immediately available from Sunrise Telecom. For sales information contact the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sunrise Telecom Incorporated
Sunrise Telecom develops and delivers high-quality communications test and measurement solutions for today's telecom, cable and wireless networks. The company's robust portfolio of feature-rich, easy-to-use products enables service providers to deliver premium voice, video, data and next-generation digital multimedia services quickly, reliably, and cost-effectively. Based in San Jose, California, Sunrise Telecom distributes its products through a direct sales force and a global network of sales representatives and distributors. For more information, visit http://www.sunrisetelecom.com/ or email email@example.com.
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LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SprayCool, a recognized leader in advanced thermal management products and solutions for the military, announced today a follow-on sustainment contract with the Northrop Grumman Corporation ISR Systems Division to provide additional SprayCool liquid-cooled chassis for the Air Force Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload (ASIP) program.
The additional SprayCool chassis are being procured to support operational sustainment of three systems installed on the Air Force's U-2 Dragon Lady high altitude surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The 20-slot VME chassis will support from 400 to 1,200 watts of electronics processing power.
The patented SprayCool two-phase liquid-cooled enclosure is unique in its ability to control the operating environment by maintaining optimum temperatures for a variety of computing and power electronics in the chassis. SprayCool's ASIP chassis are critical because the electronics operate in a tightly controlled environment that requires modulating between heating and cooling throughout the mission. The resulting controlled operating environment provides improved electronics performance and increased reliability over other enclosure configurations. Fundamentally, it is SprayCool's advanced thermal managed chassis that enables the installation of the U-2's high performance ASIP sensor in unpressurized sections of the aircraft.
"This follow-on contract with Northrop Grumman is a direct result of the success demonstrated by our SprayCool chassis during the ASIP flight test program over the last year," said Matt Gerber, president and chief executive officer of SprayCool, "and we are pleased to know that the Air Force will transition the ASIP sensor to operational missions, and that our SprayCool chassis will be an integral piece of the system solution for the warfighter." Gerber added that the primary reason Northrop Grumman selected SprayCool was that the two-phase liquid cooled enclosure enables installation of their high- performance signal processors in unpressurized areas of the aircraft.
"This SprayCool temperature-controlled chassis supports the inclusion of RF, digital and other enabling electronics, and provides reliable and consistent collection of reconnaissance information at high altitude, even in unpressurized aircraft, and this helps keep ground warfighters out of harms way." said Gerber. SIGINT is especially critical in the Global War on Terror (GWOT) where intelligence in urban environments is paramount.
The SprayCool liquid cooled chassis will be delivered to Northrop Grumman About SprayCool
SprayCool (Isothermal Systems Research Inc.) is a global leader in developing electronics thermal management products and systems for military applications, using its patented two-phase cooling technology. The resulting electronics thermal management solutions uniquely provide a climate controlled environment to cool any electronics in a package that is significantly smaller, lighter and more power and cost efficient. SprayCool solutions are sourced by a variety of today's leading prime and system integrators to support the military's most demanding application needs. Founded in 1988, SprayCool is a privately held corporation headquartered in Washington State. For more information, please visit http://www.spraycool.com/
About Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $32 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide. Press Contact: (Photos available on request)SprayCool
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ANAHEIM, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BPO Management Services, Inc., "BPOMS" (BULLETIN BOARD: BPOM) a leading full-service business process outsourcing company focused on serving middle-market enterprises, today said that an article published March 5 on NYTimes.com' featured the company's hosting services for middle market enterprises, which enable these businesses to save on their information technology expenditures by keeping their documents and data on BPO Management's servers.
The article by New York Times writer James Flanigan said, "The technological and business trends now favor the total outsourcing of a company's data -- all the records and paperwork, digitized and stored under various degrees of confidentiality, in data centers provided by small firms like BPO and large ones like I.B.M. and Google."
BPOMS Chairman and Founder Patrick Dolan explained in the article that a client company with $100 million in annual revenue, for example, spends about $7 million a year on information technology and back office functions such as accounting, human resources, document management and other administrative functions to support the enterprise.
"We can reduce that cost by 25 percent," he said, "which could add almost $2 million 'to the customer's bottom line.'"
"BPO can achieve such cost savings," he adds, "because it spreads its expenditures for software and servers over 400 customers and, therefore, has a lower unit cost," the article said.
The article explained that small and medium-sized companies can use BPO Management Services to outsource a variety of their accounting, human resources and other administrative functions that currently take up their manpower, executive resources and divert attention away from core competencies.
"You don't need to have programs stored in your computers and files," Mr. Dolan said. "We can take it all in one of our servers," which are in Pearl River, N.Y., the article reported.
The article also noted that BPOMS, which was founded in 2005, has 180 employees, annual revenue in the tens of millions and last year raised $20 million in two private placements of its stock.
It quoted Dolan as saying, "I'd like BPOMS to do for companies in the $10 million to $100 million range in revenues what Accenture and I.B.M. do for the Fortune 500 giants."
About BPO Management Services, Inc.
BPO Management Services (BPOMS) is a business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider that offers a diversified range of on-demand services, including human resources, information technology, and enterprise content management solutions to support the back-office business functions of middle- market enterprises on an outsourced basis. BPOMS supports middle-market businesses new to the BPO market, established businesses that already outsource, and businesses seeking to maximize return-on-investment from their in-house workforce. For more information, please visit http://www.bpoms.com/.
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ORLANDO, Florida, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mid-size service organizations now have access to full-featured, quickly deployed and affordable field service optimization software thanks to a new channel partner program unveiled by ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqCM: CKSW) here at the Microsoft Convergence 2008 show.
The ClickSoftware Channel Partner Program will be the exclusive channel for selling ClickSoftware for Installation, Maintenance and Repair Services (ClickIMRS) software, which enables mid-size service organizations to use best-in-class service optimization tools. ClickIMRS is a cost-effective offering incorporating schedule optimization, mobility, reporting and a work order management module to help mid-size companies with 50-500 field resources increase their customers' satisfaction and loyalty whilst sustaining growth and profitability.
According to an Aberdeen Group survey, mid-sized organizations said online optimization, driving directions and analysis were the capabilities they needed most with their existing scheduling operations. "Despite having limited budgets and small windows for deployment, mid-size firms still require (and are evaluating) robust workforce management tools that provide their service organizations with functionalities such as schedule optimization, GPS navigation and service dashboards." said Micky Long, Strategic Service Research Director at Aberdeen. "Applications such as ClickIMRS, delivered through a strong VAR network, address the cost and integration challenges faced by mid-market firms and assist them in meeting service productivity needs, thereby delivering an appropriate ROI."
Having recently attained Microsoft's Gold Certified Partner status, ClickSoftware will work with key Microsoft Dynamics AX (ERP) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution resellers to provide ClickIMRS to prospective customers. ClickIMRS integrates with the Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions to help organizations respond more quickly to customer requests, and connect their business in real time with their mobile workforce.
"We've applied more than 10 years of expertise providing large service organizations with proven service optimization technology to ensure ClickIMRS delivers all of the tools mid-size companies need to increase revenues, productivity and customer satisfaction," said ClickSoftware Chairman and CEO Dr. Moshe BenBassat. "This channel partner program will extend these benefits globally and further establish ClickSoftware as the leader in field service management and optimization solutions for organizations of all size."
Following the recent launch of ClickIMRS several mid-size service organizations have expressed their interest in the solution with the first such deal expected to be signed within the course of the coming few weeks.
ClickSoftware is the leading provider of mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions that create business value for service operations through higher levels of productivity, customer satisfaction and cost effectiveness. Combining educational, implementation and support services with best practices and its industry-leading solutions, ClickSoftware drives service decision making across all levels of the organization. From proactive customer demand forecasting and capacity planning to real-time decision making, incorporating scheduling, mobility and location-based services, ClickSoftware helps service organizations get the most out of their resources. With over 100 customers across a variety of industries and geographies, and strong partnerships with leading platform and system integration partners - ClickSoftware is uniquely positioned to deliver superb business performance to any organization. The company is headquartered in Burlington, Mass. and Israel, with offices in Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information about ClickSoftware, please call +1-781-272-5903 or +1-888-438-3308, or visit http://www.clicksoftware.com/.
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MIDDLETOWN, R.I., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Towerstream , a leading fixed wireless Internet provider currently operating in eight major metropolitan areas, today announced it is extending its 3 Mbps promotion to the Miami and San Francisco markets during the month of March. New customers signing up for service will be able to access 3 Mbps of bandwidth for $499 a month -- including free installation. The promotion is currently being offered in both cities and will continue throughout the month targeted at businesses of any size seeking more affordable and reliable bandwidth offerings to support their voice, video and data traffic.
"We have really struck a cord with this product offering and after seeing tremendous success in Seattle, where it first debuted last month, we're now bringing it to businesses in Miami and San Francisco," said Mel Yarbrough, Vice President of Sales for Towerstream. "We believe that our 3 Mbps solution is one of best options for customers looking for a higher quality and better priced broadband solution. A big part of our continued success has been listening to the needs of our customers and providing reliable and affordable service plans rather than expecting the customer to fit into a limited menu of offerings that are typically over priced."
Towerstream's wireless broadband solution network delivers high-speed Internet access supporting VoIP, bandwidth on demand, wireless redundancy, VPNs, disaster recovery, bundled data, and video services, and can be delivered in days. Unlike cable Internet and DSL, Towerstream connections are symmetrical, which means that the upload and download speeds are identical. This creates a more stable connection, suitable for Voice Over IP and web hosting, as well as many other business applications. Companies utilizing multiple appliances simultaneously, such as streaming video and VoIP, can prioritize their bandwidth to secure mission-critical activities. All of Towerstream's products are backed by its Service Level Agreement (SLA) and the ability to be up and running within a week. Towerstream currently serves businesses of all sizes in New York, Chicago, Miami, Seattle, Los Angeles, Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area and Providence/Newport, RI.
For more information, visit http://www.towerstream.com/. About Towerstream
Towerstream is a leading fixed WiMAX service provider in the U.S., delivering high-speed Internet access to businesses. Founded in 2000, the company has established networks in such markets as New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the greater Boston, Providence and Newport, R.I. areas, and continues to expand coverage throughout the country. The company was the first carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum to assist leading vendors in establishing industry compliance with international broadband wireless access standards and cross-vendor interoperability.
Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable federal securities laws, including, without limitation, anything relating or referring to future financial results and plans for future business development activities, and are thus prospective. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties some of which cannot be predicted or quantified based on current expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the risks and uncertainties set forth from time to time in reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Consequently, future events and actual results could differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated by, or underlying the forward the forward-looking statements contained herein. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly release statements made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.Towerstream
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Viva Vision, an industry leading content provider for mobile entertainment, today announced the availability of Car and Driver SlideShow -- a new Get It Now(R) SlideShow application featuring the best automotive photography from Car and Driver magazine. Car and Driver SlideShow is the first interactive SlideShow application available to Verizon Wireless customers and is produced exclusively by Viva Vision.
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Car and Driver SlideShow allows automotive enthusiasts to view more than 100 images per month of the latest concept cars, speed vehicles and automobiles featured in Car and Driver magazine. The images come packaged in seven different SlideShow categories, including Concept Cars, Editor's Picks, Hot Cars, and Luxury Cars, which each contain 10 images that the SlideShow scrolls through in sequence. All SlideShow content is refreshed twice a week.
Verizon Wireless selected Viva Vision as the exclusive provider of SlideShow content. Viva Vision's platform allows subscribers to control the playback of each SlideShow, including the ability to pause, rewind and fast-forward. Other interactive features include the ability to vote on and save favorite images.
"Our SlideShow products expand the entertainment and content options for Verizon Wireless customers," said Nick Montes, president of Viva Vision. "We are excited to be chosen as Verizon Wireless' exclusive SlideShow partner and look forward to providing more mobile applications that will entertain consumers."
"Viva Vision is taking still images to the next level with SlideShows," said Ryan Hughes, vice president of digital programming for Verizon. "We think our customers will enjoy the refreshing format."
Car and Driver SlideShow is currently available for $4.49 monthly subscription on nearly 50 Verizon Wireless phones, including the Chocolate and Venus(TM) by LG, Verizon Wireless FlipShot(TM) and Alias(TM) by Samsung, and the MOTORIZR(TM) Z6tv and MOTORAZR(TM) maxx Ve. Verizon Wireless customers can find the Car and Driver SlideShow application in the Picture & Video shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store by clicking on "Get New Picture," "Get New Applications," and "SlideShows."
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to http://www.verizonwireless.com/.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 65.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: http://www.verizonwireless.com/. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at http://www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Viva Vision
Viva Vision, a Santa Monica, CA based company, is the leading provider of entertainment applications and content for slide shows, video on demand, and live video for mobile phones. Viva Vision delivers programming to the broadest number of handsets through its suite of broadcast platforms, and also produces its own original consumer-driven content. Working with its world-class partners, Viva Vision is able to reach over 250 million wireless subscribers worldwide. For more information about Viva Vision, please visit http://www.vivavision.com/.Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080311/NYTU010
CONTACT: Jeffrey Nelson, Verizon Wireless, +1-908-559-7519,
Jeffrey.Nelson@verizonwireless.com; Sarah Miller, Axis Marketing & PR for Viva
Vision, +1-310-276-2220, firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://www.verizonwireless.com/
SOUTH EASTON, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. ("PBI") today announced that Matthew B. Potter has joined PBI's senior executive management team as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Potter brings with him nearly twenty years of experience in sales and sales management at a number of leading life sciences companies. Mr. Potter will oversee PBI's seven US-based, regional sales directors and will be responsible for driving the Company's commercialization of its novel and patented pressure cycling technology (PCT) product line.
Mr. Richard T. Schumacher, PBI's Founder, President, and CEO stated: "This is an important and exciting time for our Company, as our efforts in 2008 are clearly focused on both the development of market awareness for PCT and on the expansion of our small but growing customer base. To this end, we believe that Matt's background and management style is a not only a great fit with our team, but should also help to accelerate our PCT commercialization plan. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have someone of Matt's caliber join our management team."
Mr. Schumacher continued: "In addition to bringing significant sales and sales leadership experience to PBI, the hiring of Matt allows Dr. Nathan Lawrence, who previously led both sales and marketing, to focus all of his efforts on marketing, collaboration support, distribution outside of the United States, and liaison activities between collaborators and our scientific and engineering teams. This new focus for Dr. Lawrence will allow us to align our sales and marketing efforts in a manner that supports our Company's transition to a fully commercial operation in 2008."
About Matthew B. Potter
Over his career, Mr. Potter has been a Sales Manager at Pharmacia Biotech; National Sales Director at Visible Genetics; Director, Sales and Marketing at MicroCal, LLC; National Sales Manager, Key Accounts -- Pharma at Qiagen, Inc; and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Abcam, Inc. Before his transition into sales, Mr. Potter was a researcher at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology. Mr. Potter holds a BA in Biology from Clark University and an MBA from Assumption College, both located in Worcester, MA.
Mr. Potter commented: "In over 19 years of selling products into the research marketplace for the analysis of nucleic acids, proteins, and small molecules, one issue -- how to achieve high quality extraction of bio- molecules prior to analysis -- nearly always rose to the top. This was always a key issue, and to that end, I believe strongly that the PCT Sample Preparation System answers many of the sample preparation problems that researchers encounter, and offers unique advantages to customers looking to extract DNA, RNA, proteins, and small molecules from a wide variety of biological samples. PBI has a dedicated and talented group of people throughout the organization, and I look forward to working with them -- and in particular our newly hired field sales organization -- to drive this technology into the marketplace."
About Pressure BioSciences, Inc.
Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (PBI) is a publicly traded company focused on the development of a novel, enabling technology called pressure cycling technology (PCT). PCT uses cycles of hydrostatic pressure between ambient and ultra-high levels (up to 35,000 psi and greater) to control bio-molecular interactions. PBI currently holds 13 US and 6 foreign patents covering multiple applications of PCT in the life sciences field, including in such areas as genomic and proteomic sample preparation, pathogen inactivation, the control of chemical reactions, immunodiagnostics, and protein purification.
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Statements contained in this press release regarding the Company's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, or predictions of the future are "forward-looking'' statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward looking statements include the expectation that Mr. Potter will be successful in helping to drive the acceptance and commercialization of PCT and the PCT Sample Preparation System into the marketplace, Dr. Lawrence will now be able to refocus his efforts in a manner that the Company believes will support the transition to full commercialization, and Mr. Potter's belief that the PCT Sample Preparation System offers unique advantages in bio-molecule extraction. These statements are based upon the Company's current expectations, forecasts, and assumptions that are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties, and other factors include, but are not limited to, possible difficulties or delays in the implementation of the Company's strategies that may adversely affect the Company's continued commercialization of its PCT Sample Preparation System; future revenues may not meet expectations due to the possible failure of the Company's products to achieve commercial acceptance, changes in customers' needs and technological innovations, and expenses that may be higher than anticipated due to unforeseen cost increases; if the Company's expenses are higher than anticipated or if the Company's revenues do not increase, the Company may not have sufficient cash to support its planned activities and the Company may be unable to obtain financing on acceptable terms; the Company's new external sales force, now directed by Mr. Potter, may not be successful in selling the Company's PCT product line because scientists may not perceive the advantages of PCT over other sample preparation methods; and the Company may be unable to develop new PCT-related products that are perceived by potential customers as having advantages over current technologies and techniques or achieve commercial acceptance. Additional risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by these forward looking statements are discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for the year ended December 31, 2006 and other reports filed by the Company from time to time with the SEC. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any of the information included in this release, except as otherwise required by law.
Visit us at our website http://www.pressurebiosciences.com/ Investor Contacts: Richard T. Schumacher, President & CEO Edward H. Myles, Senior Vice President of Finance & CFO Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (508) 230-1828 (T)Pressure BioSciences, Inc.
CONTACT: Richard T. Schumacher, President & CEO, Edward H. Myles, Senior
Vice President of Finance & CFO, both of Pressure BioSciences, Inc.,
Web site: http://www.pressurebiosciences.com/
SOMERVILLE, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conolog Corporation , an engineering and design company that provides digital signal processing solutions to global electric utilities, announced today that for the month of February 2008, the Company received a total of $343,000 in additional orders, increasing its previously announced three-year backlog. February 2008 represented Conolog's highest single month of orders.
Chairman of Conolog Robert Benou stated, "Our carefully designed products continue to prove market acceptance and we welcome new and existing customers to the added product lines."
Benou added, "The Company will continue to expand its marketing efforts and is focused on expanding product applications, related software and production capacity throughout 2008."
About Conolog Corporation
Conolog Corporation is a provider of digital signal processing and digital security solutions to electric utilities worldwide. The Company designs and manufactures electromagnetic products to the military and provides engineering and design services to a variety of industries, government organizations and public utilities nationwide. The Company's INIVEN division manufactures a line of digital signal processing systems, including transmitters, receivers and multiplexers.
Contact: Conolog Corporation: Robert Benou, Chairman, 908/722-8081
Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the Company's products, increased levels of competition, new products introduced by competitors, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There can be no assurance that utilities will purchase any of our systems.Conolog Corporation
CONTACT: Robert Benou, Chairman, Conolog Corporation, +1-908-722-8081
Web site: http://www.conolog.com/
LOS ANGELES, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conspiracy Entertainment (BULLETIN BOARD: CPYE) , a developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software in North America and Western Europe, announced today it expects to report over $5 million in revenues (unaudited) for the three months ended December 31, 2007. This represents a year-over-year increase in sales of 2824% compared to $171,000 reported in the fourth quarter of 2006. Fourth quarter 2007 revenues grew 194% compared to $1.7 million reported in the third quarter of 2007. For the year ended December 31, 2007, Conspiracy expects to report over $7.5 million in revenues (unaudited), compared to $803,493 (audited) for the year ended December 31, 2006. The Company's actual financial results will be filed on Form 10-KSB at http://www.sec.gov/ by mid-April.
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Sirus Ahmadi, president of Conspiracy Entertainment, said, "We are very pleased to continue our strong sales trend in the second half of 2007. In the fourth quarter, we released over 10 titles, many of which have been successes. Our launch of the Nintendo Wii: Winter Sports game in December 2007 quickly lead to large reorders, and continues to increase our sales in the first quarter of 2008. We now have 10 to 20 additional games on all major platforms scheduled for release in 2008, and are well-positioned to continue our sales momentum throughout 2008."
Keith Tanaka, CFO of Conspiracy Entertainment, said, "Our consistent quarter-to-quarter improvements in 2007 are a result of gaining manufacturing approval on a number of our licensed, popular gaming titles, as well as securing new distributorships to release highly-anticipated games into North American retail stores. Fourth quarter and year-end revenues in 2007 have set the foundation for what we believe will be a year of top-line growth in 2008."
Conspiracy's recently released and upcoming products can be viewed at http://www.conspiracygames.com/.
About Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation
Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation is a developer, publisher and marketer of entertainment software in North America and Western Europe. The Company develops and licenses properties from several sources, including global entertainment and media companies and publishes software for DVD media, wireless devices, personal computers and video game consoles, including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc., and Microsoft Corporation. Conspiracy Entertainment was founded in 1997 and is based in Santa Monica, CA.
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CONTACT: Rick McCaffrey, Investors Relations, Conspiracy Entertainment
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Web site: http://www.conspiracygames.com/
SINGAPORE, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Huantong Singapore Telecom Company Pte Ltd, subsidiary of Guangzhou Global Telecom Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GZGT), a mobile phone handset and pre-paid calling card distributor and mobile handset value-added services provider in the PRC, announced that it has signed an agreement with TCAM Technology Pte Ltd for the intention of co-operation and expansion of GZGT's global presence. The co-operation incorporates R&D and the manufacturing of telecommunications related products. Pursuant to the agreement, GZGT is acquiring 30% of TCAM in the form of issuing 3,500,000 shares and SGD200,000 as operating cash.
TCAM Technology Pte Ltd is a leading innovative solutions provider of telecommunications related products based in Singapore. Founded in May 2001, TCAM Technology Pte Ltd was set up to develop the TMASTM series of wireless telemetry and GSM/GPRS modem products catered for international system integrators and service providers.
Currently, it has expanded its solutions to include meter reading and network computing applications. To date, TCAM Technology Pte Ltd has been exporting their GSM/GPRS products to over 55 countries worldwide with some upcoming volume projects in some European countries, etc. TCAM Technology Pte Ltd is also one of the few Asian companies to be qualified as Siemens AG (Germany) Machine to Machine (M2M) One Solution Partner in March 2007 ( http://www.tcam.com.sg/news.html ).
TCAM Technology Pte Ltd's new business direction is to engage in volume metering projects to capture the increasing opportunities coming from the utilities markets around the world. TCAM Technology Pte Ltd intends to expand its coverage and seek new potential collaborations with meter manufacturers and system integrators.
Currently, TCAM is projecting a more than 100% increase in sales revenue for the present financial year as compared to the corresponding period last financial year. The unaudited half-yearly sales figures for the six months ended 31 December 2007 have already reached SGD1.5 million compared to SGD400,000 for the corresponding period in 2006. The unaudited net profit figures for this period amounted to SGD145,000 and the projected full-year net profit is poised to hit SGD300,000.
For more information, please visit http://www.guangzhouglobaltelecom.com/ and http://www.tcam.com.sg/ .
Ms. Li Yankuan, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Guangzhou Global Telecom states, "The co-operation between GZGT and TCAM will further enhance our special emphasis on seeking strategic partner relationships and our vision of business globalization. The co-operation will greatly compliment each other's business directions and resources, as well as expand the area of our business."
About Guangzhou Global Telecom
Guangzhou Global Telecom, Inc. is a national mobile phone handset and pre- paid calling card distributor and provider of mobile handset value-added services. Maintaining cooperative relationships with China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom, the Company seeks to become the largest sales and distribution center of mobile phones, mobile phone parts and prepaid mobile phone cards in China. GTL plans to introduce new software and services through an expanded network of regional and neighborhood service centers, shops and virtual stores. For details, please visit our website at http://www.guangzhouglobaltelecom.com/ .
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For more information, please contact: Glenn Yang Huantong Singapore Telecom Company Pte Ltd Tel: +65-98474716 +86-139-2224-7039 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgGuangzhou Global Telecom, Inc.
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ROCKVILLE, Md., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: IFMX) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Murdock Capital Partners to provide Capital Markets Advisory Services to InforMedix. Murdock Capital, based in New York City, is a 16 year old firm that specializes in providing professional advice, counsel, and assistance regarding financial matters, including the raising of additional capital, merger and acquisitions, exchange listings, Sarbanes Oxley requirements, investor relations, and any other related issues. Murdock specializes in micro cap entities, and is highly conversant and knowledgeable in the special needs and concerns of smaller capitalization companies, such as InforMedix.
InforMedix CEO, Bruce A. Kehr, M.D., stated, "InforMedix was introduced to Murdock Capital by several of its current large investors and shareholders with whom Murdock has enjoyed solid business relationships for a number of years. Management has been impressed with Murdock's due diligence efforts and the experience, acumen and enthusiasm of the entire Murdock team. As a merchant bank that also has invested in some of its client companies, Murdock brings years of experience in assisting in the development of strategic business relationships. InforMedix is embarking on a rapid ramp of our basic businesses, and management believes that it is important for the company to gain significant additional exposure to the investment community at this exciting inflection point. Murdock's proven record of introducing companies to highly sophisticated, micro cap oriented investors was highly evident in our discussions and negotiations with Murdock's management team. We believe that their ability to attract the attention of long term investors interested in our story will be of significant benefit to our current shareholder base."
Dr. Kehr went on to state, "To discuss InforMedix with Murdock Capital, they would be pleased to entertain your call. By simply identifying yourself as interested in InforMedix, you will be directed to the proper party. Murdock's phone number is 212 421-2545, or you can reach them by e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org."
InforMedix, Inc., based in Rockville, Maryland, has developed the Med- eMonitor(TM) System as The Medication Adherence Solution for consumer product and disease management markets, to deliver peace-of-mind, improved independent living, and better health outcomes to patients and their loved ones. The Med- eMonitor System ("Medication, Safe and Easy"(TM)) integrates a portable patient-interactive "smart pillbox", hardware, software, and 24/7 monitoring. This is designed to enable chronically ill patients and their loved ones, professionals in disease management programs, and medical researchers to efficiently monitor and manage Med-eMonitor users' medication and care plan adherence, clinical response, and drug safety. For more information, visit http://www.informedix.com/
About Murdock Capital Partners
Murdock Capital Partners, based in New York City, is a private merchant banking firm providing corporate finance and financial advisory services. Murdock Capital acts as financial intermediary and principal for small and medium size companies and provides business counsel on a company's finances, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financing, management buy-outs and corporate divestitures. Murdock Capital's professionals create significant value for their client companies by acting in a multi faceted capacity as financial partners and strategic advisers. Preferable transactions are $3 million to $50 million; however situations that require up to $200 million for later stage companies are well within Murdock's purview. Acting as principals and working with a substantial number of institutions, fund managers, venture capital firms and high net worth individuals, Murdock Capital arranges investments in small and medium size companies, to provide expansion and acquisition financing to facilitate the growth strategies of successful managers. For the past fifteen years, Murdock has remained committed to its objective of identifying, investing in and funding well managed companies that demonstrate the potential for substantial long-term growth. Our knowledge and experience in formulating corporate strategy including marketing, strategic alliances and business management greatly increases the probability of our clients' success. For bridge, mezzanine, or other capital requirements, Murdock Capital accesses a variety of sources of capital and has successfully raised funds for a number of firms on specially structured terms, including PIPES, Private Placements, Secondary Offerings, Initial Public Offerings, management buyouts and private equity financings. Murdock Capital has developed a national and international network of investment and private banks, money managers, institutional investors, non- bank lenders and leveraged buy out groups.
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CONTACT: Kate Kimmins, InforMedix, +1-301-984-1566,
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DENVER and NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Content (http://www.associatedcontent.com/), has named Lisa Harman Gooder as their VP of Community. Associated Content is a next-generation platform that allows anyone to publish any type of content on any subject and pays them based on a proprietary system that calculates the projected value of their content. Based out of the company's New York office, Gooder will recruit new users and work with the existing base of members to develop programs to motivate, benefit and further cultivate the active community of people who publish content through the website. Prior to joining Associated Content, Gooder worked for 10 years at The Knot Inc. (http://www.theknot.com/), a leading lifestage media company where she worked to grow the membership to over 1 million active members.
"Associated Content is redefining both online publishing and participatory media. Not only are they the first company to be able to determine the value of a piece of content, they are also committed to providing anyone with the best place to find the value of and distribute their content on the web," said Gooder. "I am excited to be working both with the management team and with such an active and talented community of content creators, especially at a time when there is a rapidly expanding demand for more diverse content online and people are increasingly interested in sharing their knowledge and experiences."
As VP of Community, Gooder will be responsible for Associated Content's community of content creators. In this new role, she will work to increase the activation and engagement of the existing community, as well as to grow the overall base of content producers. Gooder will develop programs to provide the community with increased incentives to publish through Associated Content including greater control, wider distribution and simpler interface. Gooder will also work to guide brand development and manage PR efforts. While at The Knot, Gooder was the Director of Member Services and built the company's active online community. She was in charge of the launch and development of the site's interactive tools, community message boards, blogs, member's personal web pages, email marketing, newsletters and user feedback. She was also responsible for driving member conversion across all of The Knot brands and maximizing member engagement on the sites.
"Our business is about growing the largest community of the most engaged content producers possible. Lisa brings unique experience creating and nurturing those communities. We see her joining our company as a huge addition to our effort in this critical pursuit," said Geoff Reiss, CEO of Associated Content. "In her various positions at The Knot, she has shown the leadership and management skills that it takes to help lead a growing Web 2.0 media company."
Gooder is a graduate of Brown University where she received a B.A. in English and Visual Art.
About Associated Content
Associated Content is a platform that enables everyone to publish their content in any format on any topic and then distributes that content to engaged audiences through its website and content partners. Those who contribute to Associated Content's ad-supported collection of original text, video, audio and images gain exposure and earn payment for their participation.
Media Contact: Maria Soriano Public Relations Associated Content, Phone: (646)619-2274 ext 305 firstname.lastname@example.orgPhoto: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080311/LATU065
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TORONTO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sirit Inc. ("Sirit") (TSX: SI), a leading provider of radio frequency identification ("RFID") technology, announced today a collaboration with Microsoft Corporation to bring near field communication ("NFC") and contactless support to the Windows Mobile(R) operating system. By leveraging Sirit's embedded software and technology, the companies aim to speed the adoption of NFC and contactless technology in Windows Mobile powered smartphones and the development of Windows Mobile powered NFC applications.
NFC is expected to have a significant impact on mobile phones and devices as well as consumer electronics. Leading analysts predict that up to 1/3 of all mobile phones will be NFC-equipped within the next 3-5 years which will enable mobile phones to operate as electronic wallets, electronic tickets and access control devices.
To date, a significant barrier to the rollout of NFC devices and applications has been the lack of readily available support for NFC and contactless in embedded operating systems. To overcome this barrier, Microsoft intends to develop application programming interfaces (APIs) and other native support in the Windows Mobile operating system for NFC and contactless technology, thereby providing original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and applications developers with a consistent and easy-to-use platform for developing NFC devices and solutions. Microsoft will use Sirit technology and expertise as an important part of its development and testing program.
"As a Sponsor level member of the NFC Forum, Microsoft believes in the significant benefits that NFC and contactless technology bring to the wide range of devices powered by the Windows Mobile operating system," said David Turner, Director of Mobile Communications Business at Microsoft. "Sirit demonstrates NFC expertise and technology, as evidenced by their work helping OEMs bring NFC products to market. We plan to utilize this expertise and Sirit's NFC software technology to bring NFC and contactless support to the Windows Mobile operating system.
"The Windows Mobile operating system is at the heart of a broad range of devices that will be enhanced by NFC and contactless technology," commented Chris Leong, Vice President, NFC and Contactless, Sirit Inc. "We are pleased that Sirit's technology and expertise will help bring NFC and contactless to Windows Mobile powered smartphones. We look forward to utilizing the expertise and knowledge we develop in this collaboration to help Microsoft's customers and partners develop NFC and contactless devices, applications, and solutions."
Sirit welcomes inquiries from any OEMs or service providers seeking to create NFC and contactless devices, applications, and solutions. Please contact Chris Leong, VP NFC and Contactless at Sirit at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-646-321-6020, for more information.
About Sirit Inc.
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI) is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology worldwide. Harnessing the power of Sirit's enabling-RFID technology, customers are able to more rapidly bring high quality RFID solutions to the market with reduced initial engineering costs. Sirit's products are built on more than 14 years of RF domain expertise addressing multiple frequencies (LF/HF/UHF), multiple protocols and are compliant with global standards. Sirit's broad portfolio of products and capabilities can be customized to address new and traditional RFID market applications including Supply Chain & Logistics, Cashless Payment (including Electronic Tolling), Access Control, Automatic Vehicle Identification, Near Field Communications, Inventory Control & Management, Asset Tracking and Product Authentication. For more information, visit http://www.sirit.com/.
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Safe Harbor Statement under the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for the statements of historical fact contained herein, the information presented constitutes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievement of Sirit to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of risks and uncertainties impacting Sirit's business which are discussed in the section entitled "Description of the Business - Risks Factors" in Sirit's Annual Information Form dated March 19, 2007 as filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada via SEDAR. Although Sirit has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Sirit does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, further events or otherwise.
"Sirit", the Sirit Design and "vision beyond sight" are all trademarks of Sirit Inc. All other names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.Sirit Inc.
CONTACT: Anastasia Chodarcewicz, Sirit Inc., (416) 367-1897 x227,
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- McAfee, Inc. today announced that it has secured a multi-year enterprise license agreement (ELA) with the Department of Defense (DoD) in partnership with En Pointe Technologies and CDW-G. Combined, the offerings will provide DoD with McAfee(R) VirusScan(R) Enterprise and McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise solutions, which will be integrated with an existing DISA investment in McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention security -- an integral component of DISA's award-winning Host Based Security System (HBSS). HBSS is the largest IT security deployment within the DoD.
"The federal government takes cybersecurity and security risk management very seriously," said Mike Carpenter, senior vice president of public sector for McAfee. "We applaud the DoD's proactive response to growing online threats. The level of trust placed in our company, and our integrated solutions is truly humbling. We are honored to support the public sector's critical security needs, and we will continue to expand our leading role in supporting its national security objectives."
"Information security is both a technology issue as well as a procurement challenge," said Ben Bourbon, director of Department of Defense sales for CDW-G. "These SmartBuy/ESI procurements underscore that federal IT security professionals -- when empowered by efficient, cost-effective contract vehicles -- will move quickly to apply industry-leading security standards to federal agency IT infrastructures."
McAfee's sales management team worked closely with En Pointe and CDW-G to finalize the deal under the GSA SmartBuy/DoD ESI contract. The Department of Defense will use McAfee tools to provide multi-layered threat protection for more than five million host platforms at DoD installations worldwide. This award will leverage existing DoD investments in McAfee under HBSS, as well as SCRI (Secure Configuration Remediation Initiative) programs to provide the US military with integrated capabilities including anti-virus, anti-spyware, host intrusion prevention, remediation, and security policy auditing.
"There's no greater validation for McAfee and En Pointe Gov than having the U.S. government select our products and services to secure its own desktops," said Kevin Schatzle, senior vice president of En Pointe Gov Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of En Pointe Technologies. "I was very impressed with McAfee's end-user team who worked very closely with us to finalize the deal. We're looking forward to expanding our relationship with McAfee and the federal government."
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise provides government organizations with superior, comprehensive threat protection for every system and at every level -- from desktops, file servers, e-mail servers, and Internet gateways, to remote and wireless devices. McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise uses unique on- access scanning to identify, proactively block, and safely eliminate spyware and other potentially unwanted programs. McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention is the only solution that preserves your desktops and servers with signature and behavioral protection, and a system firewall. Under McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator(R), administrators can keep this protection up to date, configure and enforce security policies, and monitor security status from one centralized console. McAfee ePO(TM) is a dedicated security management console, the first-ever to manage security postures maintained by other security solution providers.
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. It delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the Web securely. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities and continuously monitor and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com/.
McAfee, VirusScan, ePolicy Orchestrator, ePO and/or other noted McAfee related products contained herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc., and/or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. McAfee Red in connection with security is distinctive of McAfee brand products. Any other non-McAfee related products, registered and/or unregistered trademarks contained herein is only by reference and are the sole property of their respective owners.McAfee, Inc.
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LISLE, IL, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SXC Health Solutions, Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") , a leading provider of pharmacy benefits management services, announces that Gordon S. Glenn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Jeff Park, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida. SXC's presentation will take place on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
SXC's presentation will be webcast live. To access the webcast go to: http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/031808a_jw/default.asp?entity=SXCHealth
About SXC Health Solutions
SXC Health Solutions, Corp. (SXC) is a leading provider of pharmacy benefits management (PBM) services and healthcare IT solutions to the healthcare benefits management industry. The Company's product offerings and solutions combine a wide range of software applications, application service provider (ASP) processing services and professional services, designed for many of the largest organizations in the pharmaceutical supply chain, such as Federal, provincial, and, state and local governments, pharmacy benefit managers, managed care organizations, retail pharmacy chains and other healthcare intermediaries. SXC is based in Lisle, Illinois with locations in; Scottsdale, Arizona; Warminster, Pennsylvania; Alpharetta, Georgia; Milton, Ontario and Victoria, British Columbia. For more information please visit http://www.sxc.com/.SXC Health Solutions, Inc.
CONTACT: Jeff Park, Chief Financial Officer, SXC Health Solutions, Inc.,
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Noonan, Investor Relations - U.S., The SAN Group, LLC, (212) 966-3650,
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- If helping people manage their money is at the heart of Chevy Chase Bank's business, Verizon Business is providing a vital artery, enabling the Bethesda, Md.-based financial services company to better connect with customers by linking over 350 branch offices with advanced voice and data services.
In a new agreement that extends a 25-year relationship between the companies, Verizon Business will provide a wide range of services, including: Centrex service, audio conferencing, local and long-distance usage, enhanced call routing, ISDN primary rate interface (PRI), ISDN basic rate interface (BRI) and frame relay. Verizon Business also is providing maintenance of the voice and data customer premises equipment (CPE) supporting Chevy Chase Bank's communications requirements.
"As we've grown, Verizon Business has been a trusted partner," said Robert H. Spicer II, executive vice president and chief information officer for Chevy Chase Bank. "Working closely with Verizon Business' sales and service account team has helped us to advance our communications capabilities to achieve our goals of delivering the highest-quality services to our customers."
Chevy Chase Bank uses Verizon Business' frame relay service as its platform for wide- and local-area data connectivity, with ISDN BRI as a backup. Chevy Chase Bank's core sites, including its Bethesda headquarters and data center in Laurel, Md., are connected via a custom synchronous optical network (SONET) ring. Verizon Business, a leader in delivering optical network services, provides ring services that deliver resilient, flexible, manageable and scalable network solutions to meet the changing requirements of Chevy Chase Bank and other enterprise customers with numerous sites.
Chevy Chase Bank relies on Verizon Business' Centrex solution, a network- hosted voice solution that allows customers to broaden their internal communications access and distribution. Verizon Centrex offers a feature-rich platform designed for ease of use and enhanced productivity and provides Chevy Chase Bank with scaleable and flexible solutions to support its growing branch network.
Chevy Chase Bank uses Verizon audio conferencing services to improve productivity while reducing business travel costs. Verizon Business, through its expansive global network, is a leading provider of conferencing and collaboration services, enabling organizations to conveniently and effectively collaborate, virtually anytime, anywhere, and helping them improve response time and productivity, without the costs associated with business travel.
Additionally, Chevy Chase Bank takes advantage of Verizon Business' cutting-edge customer-enablement tools. For example, the bank uses the award- winning Verizon Business Customer Center (VBCC) global customer portal for its repair and online billing features.
The VBCC offers a one-stop desktop resource to order, monitor and report on Verizon Business services, as well as to view and pay bills for those services - from virtually anywhere at any time.
"Our personalized account service combined with state-of-the-art customer enablement tools help customers like Chevy Chase Bank optimize our day-to-day business relationship in a flexible way that best supports their evolving business needs," said Steve Young, group president of corporate and government markets for Verizon Business. "Leveraging our intelligent network services and hosted customer relationship tools helps Chevy Chase Bank to serve their customers better with the knowledge that we are providing them with world- class communications services.
"Verizon Business has extensive expertise and experience serving the global financial industry," said Young. "From security to contact centers to data connectivity, we offer tailored solutions specifically designed to meet the demanding needs of the financial industry."
About Verizon Business
Verizon Business, a unit of Verizon Communications , is a leading provider of advanced communications and information technology (IT) solutions to large-business and government customers worldwide. Combining unsurpassed global network reach with advanced communications, security and other professional service capabilities, Verizon Business delivers innovative and seamless business solutions to customers around the world. For more information, visit http://www.verizonbusiness.com/.
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GERMANTOWN, Md., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, announced today that it has signed MicroCorp, Inc. to be a certified reseller of HughesNet(R) broadband satellite business services in the US.
HughesNet business services address a key need of many companies operating in rural areas -- access to cost-effective broadband where neither DSL nor cable is available, and T1 access is prohibitively expensive. And for those businesses that have terrestrial broadband access, many in even urban areas do not have a viable backup solution in place when their landline connection fails, costing them money and customers. Now business customers purchasing telecom solutions from MicroCorp's network of more than 1,500 agents, system integrators, and VARs will have access to high-speed data services throughout the US, as well as back-up services, using HughesNet broadband satellite services.
"Adding HughesNet to our telecom service offerings highlights our commitment to bringing our channel partners the most advanced solutions available so they can better service their end customers," said Brad Miehl, president and CEO of MicroCorp. "The nationwide HughesNet broadband satellite service gives our customers the ability to connect remote locations economically, and offers a robust solution to ensure that mission-critical applications stay on-line even during a landline outage."
Hughes has developed an innovative and competitive channel partner program designed to eliminate the expense and complexity of stocking inventory, managing installations, and taking customer support calls. Companies like MicroCorp can now sell broadband business solutions even in hard-to-reach areas, as well as provide broadband backup as an additional option to the landline services they offer.
"High-speed data services via satellite provide reliable, cost-effective network solutions for businesses of all types," said Mike Cook, senior vice president at Hughes. "Developing our reseller channel with premier partners such as MicroCorp is key to growing our commercial broadband service business- particularly in the dynamic and growing small-to-medium business market. MicroCorp's breadth of agents, system integrators, and VARs makes them an ideal partner and we are delighted to be working with them."
HughesNet service is delivered via a compact satellite modem connected to a small outdoor antenna at the customer site. HughesNet service is available in a variety of packages, with download speeds ranging from 1 Mbps to 2.5 Mbps, and upload speeds ranging from 200 kbps to 1 Mbps. Monthly service prices range from $69.99 per month to $399.99 per month. For more information about HughesNet satellite broadband services, please visit http://www.hughesnet.com/ .
About MicroCorp Inc.
MicroCorp Inc. is a telecommunications convergence company that provides multi-vendor solutions to business customers nationwide. MicroCorp customers receive best-of-breed telecom and ASP solutions. MicroCorp products are distributed nationally via a network of over 1,500 employees, agents, system integrators and VARs. Founded in 1986, MicroCorp Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1995 MicroCorp Inc. became a graduate member of The Advanced Technology Development Center, which is located on the campus of The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
If you are interested in becoming a channel partner or for additional information, please visit http://www.microcorp.com/ .
About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet encompasses all broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of satellite and terrestrial technologies. Hughes has shipped more than 1.5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries. Its broadband satellite products are based on global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU standards organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes maintains sales and support offices worldwide. Hughes is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. . For additional information, please visit http://www.hughes.com/.
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley, Inc. , a leading provider of systems integration and professional services to the U.S. federal government, today announced its participation at the Citi 2008 Small and Mid-Cap Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will present on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at 3:05 p.m. PDT.
The company's presentation will be webcast and may be heard on the Investor Relations page of Stanley's website, http://www.stanleyassociates.com/, beginning at the time of the presentation and available through April 18, 2008.
Stanley is a provider of information technology services and solutions to U.S. defense and federal civilian government agencies. Stanley offers its customers systems integration solutions and expertise to support their mission-essential needs at any stage of program, product development or business lifecycle through five service areas: systems engineering, enterprise integration, operational logistics, business process outsourcing, and advanced engineering and technology. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., the company has approximately 3,500 employees at over 100 locations in the U.S. and worldwide. In 2008 and 2007, Stanley was recognized by FORTUNE(R) magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Please visit http://www.stanleyassociates.com/ for more information.Stanley, Inc.
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc announced today that CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Dr. J.P. (Jack) London has been elected to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI). Founded at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1873, USNI is one of the most highly honored and recognized non-profit professional military associations in the nation. CACI is a leading professional services and information technology solutions (IT) provider to the federal government, with more than 11,700 employees and over $2 billion in annual revenue. A member of the Fortune 1000, CACI is focused on providing solutions that enhance client capabilities at the nexus of intelligence and security services to meet our nation's most critical challenges.
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Dr. London was nominated by USNI's Chief Executive Officer, Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.), who cited Dr. London's experience in defense and business leadership. Dr. London joins a USNI Board headed by Admiral James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.), the 21st Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Members also include Christopher P. Michel, founder and chairman of Military.com, the nation's largest military membership organization.
For nearly 135 years, USNI has provided an independent, nonpartisan venue for its 70,000 constituents worldwide to engage in a continuing dialogue on the challenges of U.S. maritime strength and national defense. The institute specifically supports America's Sea Services - the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard - and has earned an outstanding reputation for intellectual rigor and honesty. As the institute states, its mission is "Defending America through the power of ideas."
As a USNI board member, Dr. London will play a support role in fundraising and financial management at the board level, as well as in sponsorship activities. He will also support USNI initiatives for innovation in the way it communicates with its constituents and the American public.
CACI itself has played a role in USNI communications, as its CACI Productions Group (CPG) filmed and produced the institute's "Americans At War" series for presentation on the Public Broadcasting System. While Dr. London had no personal role in the project, he says: "I am very proud of our support for this critical USNI initiative preserving America's unparalleled legacy in defending freedom. The documentary is a 'living history' of our veterans' accomplishments, in their own words and experiences."
Dr. London joined CACI in 1972, became President and Chief Executive Officer in 1984, Chairman of the Board in 1990, and Executive Chairman in 2007. Under Dr. London's leadership, CACI has grown from a small consulting firm to become a pacesetter in professional services and IT solutions across markets throughout North America and Western Europe. CACI operations today are worldwide and global in nature.
CACI has sustained its success in part through Dr. London's highly successful strategic acquisitions program. Since 1993, CACI has made 40 acquisitions that have greatly strengthened its position in managed networks, information assurance, and the security and intelligence services markets. He has led the company's continued growth from by taking advantage of emerging trend lines and positioning CACI to develop capabilities of increasing value to clients. A well-known public speaker on the subject of ethics in business, Dr. London annually presents the Dr. J. Phillip London Award for Promoting Ethical Behavior at the HR Leadership Awards of Greater Washington each year.
Upon on his election Dr. London said, "On behalf of CACI, I am extremely proud and honored to serve on the U.S. Naval Institute Board of Directors. USNI has provided valuable and essential services to the U.S. Navy and our country for more than 135 years. It is a privilege to be counted among its top decision-makers and to support our sailors, marines, and coast guardsmen with the intellectual tools and resources they need to carry out their missions and keep America strong, safe, and free."
CACI is proud to have been affiliated with professional military organizations throughout its history. The company also counts the U.S. Navy as its first military client, dating to CACI's founding in 1962, and continues to provide professional services and information technology solutions to all the Armed Services and the nation's Intelligence Community.
Dr. London has also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Advisory Council at The George Washington University School of Business, and the Board of Directors of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. He is a member of organizations that include the National Military Intelligence Association, the Navy League, the Association of the U.S. Army, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1959) and, like Maj. Gen. Wilkerson, also a graduate (1967), is a former naval aviator.
CACI International Inc provides the IT and network solutions needed to prevail in today's new era of national security, intelligence, and e- government. From systems integration and managed network solutions to knowledge management, engineering, simulation, and information assurance, we deliver the IT applications and infrastructures our federal customers use to improve communications and collaboration, secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance data collection and analysis, and increase efficiency and mission effectiveness. Our solutions lead the transformation of national security and intelligence, assure homeland security, enhance decision-making, and help government to work smarter, faster, and more responsively. CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies of 2007 and the Russell 2000 index. CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 11,700 employees working in over 120 offices in the U.S. and Europe. CACI is the IT provider for a networked world. Visit CACI on the web at http://www.caci.com/.
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PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lithium Technology Corporation ("LTC") , announced today that it will market an advanced lithium-ion battery for pitch control systems of wind generators, a rapidly growing global alternative energy source. The ultra-high power battery, developed in conjunction with HARTING Technology Group for a 2.5 megawatt (MW) class wind power generator was successfully tested in a wind park in Germany. In just the first two months of this year, LTC has received orders for 12 wind power generator projects.
LTC's subsidiary GAIA Akkumulatorrenwerke (GAIA) teamed up with HARTING to design the 648 Wh battery consisting of 24 of LTC's 7.5Ah cells. The Companies have agreed on a non-exclusive joint marketing effort to supply the innovative back-up system to the wind power industry.
"The development of this battery and our relationship with HARTING is a significant step for LTC entering the renewable energy market," commented Dr. Klaus Brandt, chief executive officer of LTC. "We anticipate this to be a fast growing and potentially large market for lithium-ion batteries, not only for emergency power but also for energy storage overall, which is key to expanding the use of renewable energy."
LTC will develop and manufacture the lithium-ion cells and supply the battery management system, which will be assembled by HARTING using its unique connector technology. HARTING will also be responsible for marketing, sales, integration into the wind generator's electrical systems, and after sales service.
For maximum efficiency and safety, wind generators rely on a continuous adjustment of the pitch of the turbine blade to the wind conditions. In case of a power grid failure or strong winds, the battery ensures that the blades safely return to a neutral position to avoid turbine damage.
Successful testing and implementation have proven superior performance of the new LTC/HARTING battery, which is placed at the base of each of the three blades of the 2.5 MW turbine and subjected to continuous rotation, vibration and extreme temperatures. The next stage of product development will be a system for a 5MW class wind power generator. Presently, 21 of the LTC/HARTING batteries are in service in wind parks in Germany one of the countries leading the effort to use wind energy to replace fossil fuels in the generation of electrical power.
About Lithium Technology Corporation: Lithium Technology Corporation (LTC) is a global provider of large format rechargeable power solutions for diverse applications, and offers the largest lithium-ion cells with the highest power of any standard commercial lithium ion cell produced in the western hemisphere. With more than 20 years of experience, LTC leverages its extensive expertise in high power and large battery assemblies to commercialize advanced lithium batteries as a new power source in the military and national security systems, transportation and stationary power markets.
LTC manufactures the GAIA(R) product line of large, high power hermetically sealed rechargeable lithium-ion cells and batteries. The Company's product portfolio includes large cells and batteries from 10 times the capacity of a standard laptop computer battery to 100,000 times greater. LTC manufactures a variety of standard cells that are assembled into custom large batteries complete with electronics (battery management systems) and electronics to communicate with other components of the system for performance monitoring.
LTC headquarters are located in Plymouth Meeting, PA and R&D in Nordhausen, Germany. LTC sales for the U.S. and European markets are managed out of each of the offices. For more information about LTC, its technology and products, please visit http://www.lithiumtech.com/ .
About HARTING Technology Group: The HARTING Technology Group is skilled in the fields of electrical, electronic and optical connection, transmission and networking, as well as in manufacturing, mechatronics and software creation. The Group uses these skills to develop customized solutions and products such as connectors for energy and data transmission applications including, for example, mechanical engineering, rail technology, wind energy plants, factory automation and the telecommunications sector. HARTING also produces electromagnetic components for the automotive industry, and is a specialist in industrial applications in the form of enclosures, housings, cabling and/or the assembly of individual or complete systems, as well as automated vending systems. For more information visit http://www.harting.com/ .
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