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QLogic Switches and HBAs Qualified with Symantec Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that QLogic SANbox(r) Fibre Channel switches and SANblade(r) Fibre Channel HBAs have completed qualification testing in the Symantec Technology Enabled Program (STEP) for Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0 by Symantec, the next generation of Symantec's industry-leading storage management and virtualization technology. Qualified products include QLogic SANblade 2300 Series and 2400 Series Fibre Channel HBAs and SANbox 3000 Series and 5000 Series Fibre Channel switches. With this qualification, enterprise customers can confidently transition from Storage Foundation 4.0 to version 5.0 in QLogic-based storage area networks (SANs).
GSI Group Announces $5M Purchase Order for Mixed Signal Systems
BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GSI Group Inc. (Nasdaq:GSIG) announced a multiple system purchase order in excess of $5 million for WaferTrim systems, used for the production of mixed signal analog and power management devices. Deliveries are scheduled to be later this year.
Brendan Technologies, Inc.
Jason Booth Appointed to Omni U.S.A. Board of Directors
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Omni U.S.A., Inc. (OTCBB:OUSA), the parent company for Brendan Technologies, Inc., a company focused on data computation, analysis and quality control software for the pharmaceutical and life science markets, today announced Jason Booth has joined Omni's Board of Directors.
Entourage Mining Ltd.
Entourage Mining Identifies Multiple Uranium Targets on Doran Property With Values up to the Detection Limit of 4.7 Lb/t -- .235 Percent U3O8
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Entourage Mining Ltd. (the "Company or "Entourage") (OTCBB:ETGMF) is pleased to announce chemical analysis results of the Doran (north) rock sampling program. The comprehensive rock saw channel sampling program was successful in identifying previously unrecognized uranium targets. A total of twelve anomalies (N, X, L, Y, R, H, K, I, G, E, A, S) were tested. Selected highlights of the chemical results are as follows:
TASER International, Inc.
TASER International Chairman Phillips Smith to Retire
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices today announced that Chairman Phillips W. Smith will retire from the Board of Directors effective at the conclusion of the company's board meeting on October 23, 2006. At that time, Thomas P. Smith will become the new Chairman of the Board and Kathleen C. Hanrahan will be promoted to President.
Shreveport Democrats Invited to Town Hall Meeting
SHREVEPORT, La., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wednesday, August 30, 2006, at 6:00 PM Chester T. Kelley will host a "Town Hall Meeting" at Semolina Restaurant in Shreveport. Chester T. Kelley, Candidate for Congress, will be there to meet, listen to the concerns of, and share his vision with local Democrats.
General Payment Systems, Inc.
Pacific Signs New Cashless ATM Management Contract; Number of Transactions Climbs 156 Percent
LODI, Calif., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Financial Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PFUO), a leader in providing Cashless ATMs featuring Pacific's Point-of-Banking (PBT) terminal technology, Affinity and Retail Gift cards and prepaid stored-value cards, announced today that its Pacific Banking Services division has signed its newest client for managing Cashless ATM Teller Machines (Point of banking terminals). The California based client owns and operates PBTs in 6 western states and expects to operate over 250 units by years end.
SimpleTech Expansion to Malaysia Expected to Improve Global Competitiveness by Lowering Its Overall Cost Structure and Its Long-Term Effective Corporate Income Tax Rate
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC) today announced its plan to build a manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia. The company selected Malaysia because of its attractive income tax incentive package, proximity to several of the company's major customers, ease of doing business, availability of low-cost qualified labor, availability of highly-qualified electronics engineering talent, and long track record of supporting the electronics industry. The comprehensive incentive package recently awarded by the government of Malaysia includes an extended tax holiday that will lower the company's long-term effective income tax rate as operations ramp to meaningful production levels over time.