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Emulex 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA Selected for New IBM eServer BladeCenter H Series
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the most trusted name in storage networking connectivity, today announced that IBM will use the Emulex 4 Gb/s LP1105-BC dual channel host bus adapter (HBA) in a powerful new line of IBM eServer BladeCenter H systems. Designed specifically for the IBM BladeCenter H, the Emulex LP1105-BC is a high-performance, dual channel storage area network (SAN) connectivity solution designed to work in Windows, Linux and AIX operating environments.
Emulex Joins IBM Blade.org Industry Consortium
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the most trusted name in storage networking connectivity, today announced it has joined Blade.org, an industry collaboration focused on accelerating the expansion of solutions for IBM BladeCenter(r). This organization will help drive development and innovation around blade server technology, and will enable Blade.org ecosystem partners, including Emulex, to perform interoperability testing with the newest IBM eServer BladeCenter H offerings. Emulex will work within the Blade.org community to ensure complete compatibility of its newly-announced 4 Gb/s LP1105-BC for the new IBM BladeCenter, along with its existing 2 Gb/s LP1005DC HBAs.
QLogic Joins Blade.org
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in blade server switches and HBAs, today announced it has joined Blade.org, an industry community created by IBM(r) to focus on accelerating the expansion of solutions for IBM BladeCenter(r), a blade server design co-developed by IBM and Intel(r). Blade.org aims to spur development and innovation around blade technology and to enable BladeCenter ecosystem partners to test and interoperate their products on BladeCenter. The organization plans to drive the development of this rapidly-growing community and innovations in Voice over IP, industry specific solutions, security and many other technologies.
Telenor holds 77.7 per cent of Glocalnet shares
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor has during the day purchased shares from several large shareholders in Glocalnet for SEK 4 per share. Telenor now controls 77.7 per cent of the company's shares. Quotz Asset Management and Ventelo Sverige are among the shareholders that have sold their shares to Telenor.
Gridline Communications Holdings
Gridline Communications, Inc. Announces Plan to Acquire Portal of the Americas, Inc.
HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gridline Communications, Inc., a Texas-based corporation, announced today that the company has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Portal of the Americas, Inc. to integrate all of the content contained within the multinational, multi-lingual Education Portal of America, currently hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the new Portal of the Americas platform targeting universities medical centers, enterprises and municipal governments, with Gridline Communications' offerings. The MOU is the first step in the next phase of Gridline's long-term efforts to offer a complete end-to-end Internet solution containing a host of valuable online content and services available on the new Platform via electrical outlets, utilizing the patented Gridline broadband data-over-power-line BPL technology.
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Morris, Manning & Martin Sponsors Black History Month Programming
ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (MMM) has committed to sponsor programming honoring Black History Month, February 2006, on two Atlanta public broadcasting stations -- WPBA Channel 30 and WABE-FM, 90.1 FM.
m-Wise Removes Debt Totaling $2 Million From Its Balance Sheet
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- m-Wise, Inc. (OTCBB:MWIS), a leading technology provider of mobile content solutions for operators, ASPs and content providers, today announced that Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq:ELRN), a multinational technology group, has entered into a termination and release agreement converting $1 million of debt to m-Wise restricted common stock.
Samsung Uses Enpocket Marketing Engine to Boost Mobile Content Downloads
BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enpocket (www.enpocket.com), the global mobile media company, has enabled Samsung Mobile to promote mobile content to Samsung Fun Club members via MMS, creating a rich new marketing channel for the brand. The first MMS campaign achieved response rates of over 15% and a conversion rate of 2%, which offers quantitative proof that mobile marketing using rich media can dramatically outperform traditional direct marketing channels.