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Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Increases Student Access to Technology with Neoware Thin Client Appliances and Software
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services and thin client appliances, today announced that one of the largest and fastest growing school districts in Canada, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, which serves 88,000 students and 134 schools, has standardized on Neoware thin client appliances as part of the server-based computing infrastructure in their secondary schools. Implementing Neoware's products has vastly improved student access to technology and reduced the downtime associated with personal computers shared by thousands of students. At the same time, the deployment has saved the School District dramatically in technical support costs by eliminating desktop management issues and the many challenges associated with computer viruses. Additional benefits include the ability to quickly provide access to current applications to all users who are accessing these resources from the Neoware appliances.
Stockholmsborsen: Monthly Statistics January 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stockholmsborsen: The share trading in January amounted to EUR 53.6 billion, on a daily average EUR 2,682 million, which was the best month since January 2002 for OMHEX's marketplaces (compared to monthly pro forma). It was also the best month for Stockholmsborsen since November 2001, the trading amounted to EUR 34.6 billion, on a daily average EUR 1,728 million. At HEX Helsinki January was the best month since April 2002. The share trading amounted to EUR 19.0 billion, on a daily average EUR 950 million.
Arne Lindholm new President of Saab Nyge Aero
LINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Saab Nyge Aero has appointed Arne Lindholm the new President of the company from April 1, 2004. He succeeds Bengt Hornsten, who is retiring after successfully restructuring the company over the past three years.
OMHEX enters Lithuanian stock exchange and CSD privatization process
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMHEX formally announced today its interest in participating in the privatization process of the National Stock Exchange of Lithuania (NSEL) and the Central Securities Depository of Lithuania (CSDL). As a logical next step to further its strategy of integrating the Nordic and Baltic securities market, OMHEX intends to submit an offer for the shares of NSEL and CSDL that are for sale in the privatization process.
Teligent receives order in Bulgaria
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Teligent announces today further achievements in the Eastern European market with a new order from a new customer, the Bulgarian mobile operator MobilTel. The order, received in the fourth quarter of 2003, of an advanced Content Mediation Platform will be delivered within the second quarter of 2004.
Tele2 Challenges The Mobile Operators In Finland
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2"), (Nasdaq Stock Market: TLTOA and TLTOB and Stockholmsborsen: TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced the launch of its Mobile Virtual Network Operation (MVNO) in Finland. Tele2 will provide Finnish customers with increased choice and competitive, transparent and simple pricing, which will enable customers to have control over their mobile phone costs.
Skanska adapts financial reporting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with Skanska's Year-End Report, to be published on February 13, some changes will be made to the Group's financial reporting.
Lindex continues the integration of Twilfit
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lindex is embarking on the next step in its efficiency programme by integrating Twilfit's purchasing function with the rest of the Group. Twilfit will focus on lingerie, beachwear and other intimate fashion knitwear.
Skandia -- Sale of Japanese Operations Completed
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia: The transaction, valued at JPY 20 billion, or SEK 1.4 billion, will entail a positive effect of SEK 0.8 billion on shareholders' equity and result after tax during the first quarter of 2004. During the same period, net asset value will also be favourably affected in the amount of SEK 0.4 billion. All amounts are in comparison with September 2003.
Metro Launches Two New Editions in Spain
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Feb. 02, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced the launch of `Metro Valencia Hoy' and `Metro Alicante Hoy' in Spain following an agreement with local newspaper group Ediciones Primera Plana de Alicante, S.L.