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Emulex Delivers FCoE CNAs for Sun Microsystems' COMSTAR Project
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that it will offer Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBA) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) for use with OpenSolaris' Common Multiprotocol SCSI Target (COMSTAR), thereby providing end-to-end Fibre Channel and FCoE support within OpenSolaris environments. Emulex's LightPulse(r) HBAs and CNAs enable Sun Microsystems' OpenSolaris customers to evaluate and deploy storage appliances, while experiencing the benefits of network convergence, such as increased server efficiency, and lower power and cooling costs.
Layne Christensen Company
Layne Christensen Company Announces Acquisition of Meadors Construction Company
MISSION WOODS, Kan., Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Layne Christensen Company (Nasdaq:LAYN) today announced the acquisition of Meadors Construction Company. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Meadors expands the geographic coverage of Layne Christensen's water infrastructure business. Meadors will be consolidated with Reynolds, Inc., Layne Christensen's heavy/civil construction arm, bringing additional revenue exceeding $25 million annually. The acquisition was funded from Layne Christensen's current cash balances and net of cash; Layne Christensen remains debt free.
SunTrust Expands ATM Availability With CVS/pharmacy Stores in Key Markets Through Branding Agreement With Cardtronics
HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) and Cardtronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CATM) have entered into an agreement to place the SunTrust brand on Cardtronics owned and operated ATMs located in CVS/pharmacy stores across several major metropolitan areas in the Southeast United States. ATMs branded by SunTrust will prominently display the SunTrust logo on the ATMs themselves, on the ATM transaction screens, and on printed receipts. All SunTrust customers will benefit by receiving surcharge-free access to the branded ATMs.
Dr. Jelena Vucetic Launches a New Book On Making It Big On Your Own in High-Tech Business -- Becoming a Successful Techpreneur
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Jelena Vucetic, author, entrepreneur, engineer and lecturer, writes about unique challenges of starting, developing and selling a high-tech business. Based on personal experience in founding three technology startups, her new book, Becoming a Successful Techpreneur, addresses important issues of aspiring first-time entrepreneurs.