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SWsoft Unveils Beta of Virtuozzo 4.0
HERNDON, Va., Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SWsoft, the world's second-largest overall virtualization software company, today unveiled the beta version of Virtuozzo 4.0 -- SWsoft's industry-leading operating system (OS) virtualization software for data centers. SWsoft will be demonstrating Virtuozzo 4.0 this week at VMworld in booth 1312 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.
Chemical Industry Tax Rate Increases Globally, Reports PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Global chemical companies' effective tax rates have increased slightly at 2.4 percent between 2003 and 2005, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' second annual Tax Benchmarking Survey for the Chemical Industry, released today. The three-year average effective tax rate (ETR) for the 46 leading global chemicals companies included in this study is 29.5 percent.
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AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Associated Industries Insurance Services, Inc. and Associated Industries Insurance Company, Inc.
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Associated Industries Insurance Services, Inc., a Florida-based workers' compensation managing general agency, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Associated Industries Insurance Company, Inc., a Florida workers' compensation insurer, also licensed in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi (collectively, "Associated"). The transaction was previously announced on June 25, 2007.
deltathree Enhances Its Hosted Consumer VoIP Solution by Collaborating With XO Communications
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- deltathree, Inc. (Nasdaq:DDDC), a leading provider of SIP-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions for service providers and consumers worldwide, today announced that it has upgraded to the VoIP Origination and Termination services of XO Communications, a leading provider of 21st century communications services for businesses and communications services providers. XO's VoIP Origination services cover approximately 85% of the U.S. population. The resulting increase in efficiency and coverage area enables deltathree to offer its Hosted Consumer VoIP Solution clients a broader range of inbound phone numbers, also known as direct inward dialing (DID) services, faster Local Number Portability (LNP) services, and more aggressive call rates nationwide. deltathree's Hosted Consumer VoIP Solution continues to give service providers additional ways to further advance their businesses.