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QLogic Leads Industry in 4Gb Fibre Channel HBA Performance
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), today announced the industry's highest performance with its new SANblade Pro(tm) 2440 and 2460 families of enterprise 4Gb HBAs. Based on independent side-by-side testing, the SANblade Pro 2440 Series HBA achieved 202,000 I/Os per second read performance and 150 percent faster write performance than the enterprise-class HBA tested from the primary competitor. The high-end SANblade Pro 2460 Series HBA achieved even higher performance with a dramatic 304,000 I/Os per second. SANblade Pro HBAs are designed from the ground up to meet the increased performance demands of multiple applications running on virtualized servers.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal First Quarter 2006
HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that it expects to report fiscal first quarter 2006 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations in a range of $1.00 to $1.05, up some 35% from prior guidance, when it reports results on February 23, 2006. The higher guidance is due to stronger than expected seasonal results in the Building Products segment and lower than anticipated scrap costs in the Vehicular Products segment.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Launches Nonstop Service Between Washington, DC and Boston
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) launches its nonstop flight between Washington, DC and Boston today with six daily roundtrips during the week and five roundtrips on weekends. The new nonstop service will be flown with JetBlue's new EMBRAER 190 100-seat aircraft, which features more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio. When combined with the airline's current offering of 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) programming, JetBlue will offer the most live entertainment options of any airline.
New Neoware Thin Clients Address Key Customer Requirements
KING of PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of enterprise thin client solutions and related software and services, today announced two innovative new additions to its thin client portfolio -- the Neoware e90 and Neoware e140.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. -- Activities and Primary Business Goals for January-June, 2006
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ENYC), a landmark technology company ("Econ"), announces its primary business goals for January-June, 2006.
Telenor -- Seven Partners Start Up Innovation Company
OSLO, Norway, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Norway is at the forefront of using wireless technology and mobile services. Recently, seven Norwegian companies entered into a new partnership called Movation AS in order to encourage more innovation in this field. The intention of the partners is that this should become an arena for creativity where experts from various professional backgrounds and disciplines can make use of their skills in new ways in order to secure innovation. The aim is to increase value creation through exports.
Converium Holding AG
Odey Asset Management LLP Adjusts its Holding in Converium Registered Shares from 11.2 Percent to 5.3 Percent
ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Converium Holding Ltd, Zug, has been notified that Odey Asset Management LLP, 12 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2ND, United Kingdom, has decreased its holding of registered shares with voting rights to 7,776,446. This corresponds to 5.3% of Converium's registered share capital. These shares are held and managed in various funds. None of these funds is holding shares in an amount, which exceeds 5% of Converium's registered share capital.
Nalco to Raise Prices for Colloidal Technologies Group Customers
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC) has announced price increases of five to ten percent, depending on product type, for its Colloidal Technologies Group customers on a broad range of colloidal silica and related products that are part of the Company's customer solution packages.
Nicholas Appointed Executive Vice President of SYSCO's Facciola Meat Company
HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Ray D. Nicholas has been named executive vice president of Facciola Meat Company, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Fremont, California. Mr. Nicholas, who most recently served as senior vice president of operations at Newport Meat Company, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Irvine, California, will assume his new position effective immediately.