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Leap Wireless Chooses Technocom's Location Testing and Optimization Platform
ENCINO, Calif., May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TechnoCom Corporation (www.technocom-wireless.com), a leading provider of wireless location infrastructure solutions and services, announced today that it will deploy its LocationAssurance Manager(tm) (LAM) and LocationsAssurance Devices(tm) (LAD) throughout Leap Wireless Incorporated's Cricket(r) service network for automated testing and optimization of the Cricket enhanced 911 (E911) location phone service.
NetBank Reaches Agreement With EverBank for Sale of Select Assets and Assumption of Deposit Liabilities
ATLANTA, May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), parent company of NetBank (www.netbank.com), an online financial services provider and national prime mortgage lender, today announced that the bank has executed an asset purchase and liability assumption agreement with EverBank, an FDIC-insured, federal savings bank and subsidiary of EverBank Financial Corp., a privately held financial services holding company headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., with approximately $4.7 billion in assets. The purchase price represents a discount to the current carrying value of the assets and liabilities being conveyed, and NetBank anticipates recording a loss on sale of between $60 and $70 million at close.
Partnership Rather Than Procurement is the New Path to Effective Outsourcing, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' New 2007 Global Outsourcing Survey
LONDON, May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- While outsourcing remains a critical element of the corporate strategic mix, success in today's complex outsourcing marketplace is contingent on new dynamics, specifically the customer and service provider relationship, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Outsourcing study, Outsourcing Comes of Age: The Rise of Collaborative Partnering. The study explores a key issue raised by CEOs in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Annual CEO Survey at Davos and reflects insights garnered from both outsourcing customers and providers representing 19 countries across several continents.
QLogic SANbox 6140 Intelligent Storage Router Extends the Reach of Veritas NetBackup
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced the QLogic(r) SANbox(r) 6140 intelligent storage router has been qualified with Veritas NetBackup from Symantec Corp. With only a few large, expensive servers typically sharing storage on a storage area network (SAN), the SANbox 6140 can dramatically increase disk and tape storage utilization by providing SAN access to large numbers of low-cost servers in a data center. In addition, the SANbox 6140 streamlines the backup process in the enterprise by enabling low-cost servers and servers in branch offices to be backed up to common SAN-based backup devices like Fibre Channel tape libraries, virtual tape libraries, and disk storage.
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Medicis Begins Shipping PERLANE to Physicians
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced that it has begun shipment of PERLANE(R) to physicians. PERLANE(R), the newest member of the RESTYLANE(R) family of hyaluronic acid dermal filler products, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") on May 2, 2007 for implantation into the deep dermis to superficial subcutis for the correction of moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds.
FirstHealth Family Care Centers Select athenahealth's Web-Based EMR Service for Improved Clinical Workflow
PINEHURST, N.C. and WATERTOWN, Mass., May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of web-based services, knowledge, and software for medical practices, today announced at the TEPR 2007 Conference and Exhibition, in Dallas, TX, that FirstHealth Family Care Centers have selected athenahealth's fully-hosted, web-based EMR service, athenaClinicals(sm), to improve the clinical workflow and financial performance of their 7 care facilities throughout North Carolina.
Foundry Networks, Inc.
Foundry Networks Demonstrates the Latest in Ethernet Technology With the Ethernet Alliance At Interop Las Vegas 2007
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced it will demonstrate support and interoperability for 10GBASE-LRM, PoE, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Copper (RJ 45) and Data Center at Interop Las Vegas 2007, May 22-24 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Booth No. 2265. By providing confirmed interoperability, organizations can benefit from 10GbE technology to deliver high-performance data networking and low latency clustering for today's and tomorrow's rigorous networking demands.