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City of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Utilities Select Envista Technology for Infrastructure Project Coordination
BEVERLY, Mass., March 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envista Corporation, a provider of web-based software for infrastructure project coordination, today announced Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) are the newest adopters of Envista technology. Colorado Springs is the second-largest city in the state of Colorado with an estimated population of 407,000 living in an area of 195 square miles. Colorado Springs Utilities is a community-owned organization that provides natural gas, electricity, water and wastewater services to the Pikes Peak region. The municipality and utility will use Envista's software-as-a-service to manage hundreds of infrastructure construction and maintenance projects to be performed in the "Right of Way".
QLogic Fibre Channel, iSCSI, InfiniBand and Converged Network Adapters Qualified With SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 From Novell
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced that its 8Gb/4Gb/2Gb Fibre Channel, 1GbE iSCSI, 40Gb/20Gb (QDR/DDR) InfiniBand(r) and 10Gb Enhanced Ethernet Converged Network Adapter products are qualified with the latest distribution of SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 from Novell, the Linux platform that drives mission-critical computing from the desktop to the data center, for physical and virtual environments. Customers looking to leverage the virtualization and mission-critical features of SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 for LAN, SAN and HPC connectivity in rack-mount and blade server configurations can confidently deploy QLogic adapter products which have been rigorously tested for interoperability and backwards compatibility.
New SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Supports Emulex HBAs and CNAs With In-Box Driver
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse(r) Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) and LightPulse Fibre Channel Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) are supported in the latest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 release from Novell. With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, end customers deploying Emulex HBAs or CNAs can now leverage virtual port (VPort) technology, so each virtual machine (VM) running on a server can independently access its own protected storage. Additionally, the Emulex LPe12000 family of 8Gb/s HBAs deliver the highest dual-channel I/O throughput and CPU efficiency, translating into increased performance and reduced power consumption.
NASDAQ OMX, in Cooperation With Other U.S. Markets, Proposes a Modified Rule to Further Reduce Abusive Short Selling
NEW YORK, March 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that it is leading an effort to introduce a "Modified Uptick Rule," a rule that would modernize and enhance current rules designed to prevent abusive short selling. In a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission today, NASDAQ OMX, together with BATS, the National Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext proposed the new restrictions on short selling as the SEC begins to consider rules to eliminate abusive short selling from the market.