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ImmuDyne Awarded Final Judgment Against Biothera and Byron Donzis/PSA Inc.
FLORENCE, Ky., March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ImmuDyne (Pink Sheets:IMMD), the leading supplier of Yeast Beta Glucan, announced today that a final judgment has been entered against Biopolymer Engineering, Inc. d/b/a Biothera by the 285th Judicial District Court of Bexar County, Texas. In its judgment, the Court declared that ImmuDyne owns United States Patent Nos. 5,223,491, 5,519,009, 5,397,773, 5,702,719 and 5,705,184, Europatent 0500718 B1 and Canadian Patent 2072145. The Court also declared that any prior assignments of these Patents by and among Biopolymer Engineering, Inc. d/b/a Biothera, Byron A. Donzis, PSA, Inc. and Immune Health Systems, Inc. are void.
Foundry Networks, Inc.
Foundry Networks BigIron RX-32 Selected by RIKEN, Japan's Premier HPC Institution
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and TOKYO, March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced that the company's latest next-generation Layer 2/3 switch, the BigIron(r) RX-32, has been selected by RIKEN, Japan's Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, to support the growing network capacity, performance and reliability demands needed to carry out high-level experimental and research work in a wide range of fields, including physics, chemistry, medical science, biology, and engineering, covering the entire range from basic research to practical application.
Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs Enable Record Performance in TPC Benchmark Utilizing IBM System x Servers and Microsoft SQL Server 2008
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse(r) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) enabled a new record-level Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) benchmark. The Emulex LPe12000 8Gb/s HBAs, coupled with the IBM System x 3850 M2 server, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008, provides the industry-leading system configuration that produced a 14 percent increase in the total number of transactions performed per second over a similar test conducted in 2007.
UTi Worldwide to Host Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Conference Call On Thursday, March 27
LONG BEACH, Calif., March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced that the company will report financial results for its fiscal 2008 fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2008, on Thursday, March 27, 2008, before the market opens. UTi management will host an investor conference call that same morning at 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 a.m. ET) to review the financial results and answer questions.
DATAllegro Offers Node-for-Node Trade-in to Teradata Users
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- DATAllegro, supplier of the most advanced data warehouse appliance on an enterprise-class platform, today announced that Teradata users can trade in up to four nodes of a Teradata system and receive up to four nodes of a DATAllegro(tm)
North American M&A Activity Doubles in the Mining Sector in 2007
NEW YORK, March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Merger and acquisition activity in the mining sector in North America doubled in 2007, reflecting intense competition for mining assets with a larger number of smaller transactions, according to a study released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Although deal value dipped in 2007 to $77.1 billion from $83.2 billion in 2006, the number of transactions skyrocketed from 310 deals in 2006 to 695 in 2007, the study found.
Advantage Capital Partners
Advantage Capital Invests in Louisiana's Portico Learning Solutions
BATON ROUGE, La., March 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Advantage Capital Partners, Enhanced Capital Partners, Louisiana Fund I and the Louisiana Technology Fund today announced participation in a $1 million funding round for Baton Rouge-based Portico Learning Solutions, a premier provider of custom e-Learning solutions. The company will use the funds to fulfill its working capital needs.