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Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental's CEO Meets With Libyan Officials
LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation's (NYSE:OXY) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ray R. Irani, met with the Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar al-Ghadafi, and other high-ranking Libyan officials in Libya to discuss the resumption of the company's operations that were suspended in 1986.
REPEAT -- Emulex Earns Five-Star Rating from VARbusiness Magazine and Kicks Off New Channel Education Initatives
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the market leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) and a leading supplier of intelligent building blocks for next generation storage networking systems, announced today that VARBusiness proclaimed the company one of North America's top information-technology (IT) vendors in terms of the breath and depth of its channel partner program offerings. The publication awarded Emulex a five-star rating based on the strength of its channel partnering programs for the value-added resellers of its products.
Bitfone Expands Presence in Asia with China Development Center
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., March 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com), the company that pioneered over-the-air (OTA) firmware update technology for mobile phones, today announced the opening of its new China Development Center in Shanghai, China, to meet the growing demand for Bitfone's OTA update solutions.
VARBusiness Selects Alera Technologies for 5 Star Award
CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, proudly announces that its ProPartner Reseller Program has been selected by the editors of VARBusiness for their prestigious 5 Star Award. The top five criteria solution providers are looking for from vendor programs include, ease of doing business, post sales support, communications, technical training and advice, and market support. The Alera Technologies ProPartner program has excelled in all categories.
REPEAT -- Emulex, Seagate and Xyratex First to Showcase 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Solution at CeBit 2004 Exhibition
COSTA MESA and SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. and HAVANT, U.K., March 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX) and Xyratex announced today a collaborative effort resulting in the storage industry's first fully functional 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel demonstration. The three companies will display their respective 4 Gb/s products in a fully operational, live working demonstration at this week's CeBit 2004 Trade Exhibition in Hannover, Germany. Xyratex's leading storage enclosure technology, Seagate's latest 4 Gb/s enterprise drives and Emulex's recently-announced InSpeed SOC 422 4 Gb/s embedded storage switches combine to create a unique demonstration that will be ready for OEM testing, integration and deployment later in the year. The joint demonstration will be on display in the Emulex Corporation stand (Hall 1 -- 72GA4). CeBit, Europe's largest IT technology trade exhibition event, opens on March 18th, 2004.