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Manhattan Associates Builds Momentum in South Africa With Key Win At Retail Giant Foschini
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SAPICS Exhibition & Conference, Sun City -- Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq:MANH) today announced that Foschini Group, one of South Africa's leading fashion and lifestyle retail chains, has selected Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management solution (WMS) for Open Systems, to serve the group's multiple Retail Divisions, which span clothing, jewelery, accessories, cosmetics, sporting and outdoor apparel, equipment and homewares. The contract award is a joint success for Manhattan and channel partner Supply Chain Junction, a specialist supply chain consultancy focusing on the South African market. The two companies will work together on the project to provide Foschini with an order fulfilment platform to support the Group's store network extending across South Africa's nine provinces and into neighboring countries including Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.
QLogic Unveils 8Gb Fibre Channel for SANbox 9000 Switch
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced the 9008V 8Gb Fibre Channel I/O blade for the QLogic(r) SANbox(r) 9000 modular chassis switch, along with a road map that includes support for 16Gb Fibre Channel. A fully configured SANbox 9000 now provides SAN administrators with up to 256 8Gb switch ports, plus all the rack density and performance needed to support hundreds of server and storage nodes -- including blade servers and virtual machines. QLogic also announced today that SANbox 9000 business development will be focused on small to medium enterprises (SMEs), where the product has a proven track record of benefiting SAN administrators who need an affordable, long-term solution to build large fabrics.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Wins Contract to Educate the Army's 21st Century Leaders
HERNDON, Va., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to develop and provide instruction on battle command systems and their use, battle staff integration, and training and simulations to the U.S. Army Command General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
QLogic Announces Support for IBM iDataPlex System
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced that its QLogic(r) SilverStorm 9000 Series InfiniBand(r) directors and switches are now qualified with IBM iDataPlex and System Cluster 1350 systems for HPC environments.
Exotic World Gifts, Inc.
Photo Advisory: Exotic World Gifts CEO Takes a Close Look At the Silkworms That Spin the Beauty
PHOTO ADVISORY, June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CEO Liz Allen of ExoticWorldGifts.com takes a close look at the silkworms used to weave the finely woven colorful Thai silk scarves she offers on her Web site. Allen meets with each of the artisans involved in the process of making scarves and shawls, which she believes is an inherent part of her job as CEO. She also is closely involved with product development and quality control issues to ensure that the culturally authentic goods appeal to a global market.