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McDATA Helps National Bank Improve Access to Data and Reduce Reliance on Physical Storage Resources
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- McDATA Corporation (Nasdaq:MCDTA) (Nasdaq:MCDT), a leading provider of data access solutions, announced today that a large national bank chose McDATA Virtual Tape Library (VTL) solutions to improve the reliability of backed up data on the corporate network while reducing its reliance on physical storage resources. As a result of the solution, the bank is better able to provide account information to customer service representatives, improve backup and restore performance and save more than $15 million per year on media, bandwidth and management.
Best in Class: Telenor Investor Relations
FORNEBU, Norway, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor received both the prize for "Best Overall Performance" and the prize for "Best IR Team" when The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts today presented the Stockman prize for 2006. The prize is awarded yearly to stock listed companies in Norway with the best performance on financial and investor information.
Arkados Group Inc.
Arkados Demonstrates Whole-House Connectivity At Intel Developer Forum
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arkados, Inc., the HomePlug(r) Applications Company, today demonstrated whole-house connectivity incorporating HomePlug powerline communications standards at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. The whole-house security and audio demonstrations include the popular Internet radio application, streaming music direct-to-speaker with no computer required. Arkados' AI-1100 system-on-chip (SoC) serves as the versatile platform upon which hundreds of HomePlug-compliant audio, video, security and home efficiency applications can be designed. The demonstration can be viewed at the HomePlug Alliance Community in the IDF Technology Showcase.
HealthiNation Launches 'Free to Consumer' Website With Interactive Video
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HealthiNation, a health education network, has launched video programming at www.healthination.com. The network, spelled with an "i" for independence, was created to provide an in-depth and entertaining health learning experience through short-format videos covering topics like cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, women's health and health insurance. The Internet launch complements the HealthiNation video on demand service on select digital cable channels.
Frontline Ltd.: Sale of Vessel
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the "Company") has agreed to sell its VLCC Front Beijing, which was delivered in 2006, for gross sale proceeds of $141.5 million. Delivery to the buyers is expected to take place in November 2006.
Bar Z Adventures
GPS Ranger Series Technology Invites Visitors to Go...Explore...Discover the Natural and Historic Treasures of the World
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bar Z Adventures, a leading provider of handheld educational GPS (Global Positioning System) technology, announced today the development of two new products, the GPS Ranger(tm) and the Zoo Ranger(tm). These innovative touring devices deliver multimedia content based on satellite recognition of GPS coordinates. They were designed to enhance the visitor experience at national parks, monuments, zoos, and other natural and historic sites. Currently more than half a dozen national parks and monuments are using or are under contract to use this cutting edge technology.
CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Operators in India Break New Record in Subscriber Growth
NEW DELHI, India, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today announced that CDMA2000(r) operators in India have added an unprecedented 1.77 million net subscribers for the month of August. This brings the total number of CDMA wireless subscribers in India to 36.7 million; CDMA2000 accounts for nearly 30 percent of the total wireless subscriber base in the country. Tata Teleservices and Reliance Telecom continue to be the big players with a combined 34.5 million subscribers.