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Monday, March 5, 2012

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    CALABASAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/12 -- Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, is expanding its WAN optimization offering by introducing the 40GE ImpairNet™ load module. Ixia's 40GE ImpairNet is the industry's first 40GE test solution for emulating real-world network impairments. Testing a variety of wide area network (WAN) applications, the new 40GE ImpairNet module emulates the latency inherent between data center clouds and validates whether the end-to-end performance ... read more
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    PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/12 -- Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced today that Pivot3, a leading provider of converged infrastructure for data and security applications, has selected CallidusCloud's Sales Performance Management (SPM) suite to drive increased sales effectiveness across its sales organization in North America. The agreement was signed in the first quarter of 2012. Pivot3 will implement the TrueComp® Manager Commissions and Communicator modules to design, model, and ... read more
  • Attunity and Hortonworks Announce Partnership to Simplify Big Data Integration with Apache Hadoop --- BURLINGTON, Massachusetts and SUNNYVALE, California, March 5, 2012
    Posted at 4:45 AM
    BURLINGTON, Massachusetts and SUNNYVALE, California, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Attunity Ltd. (OTC BB: ATTUF.OB), a leading provider of real-time data integration software, and Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor promoting the development and support of Apache Hadoop [ ], jointly announce today a partnership focused on the delivery of high-performance solutions to move Big Data in and out of Apache Hadoop. The partnership is designed to facilitate making Big Data available for use in business intelligence (BI) and ... read more
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    PMC-Sierra (Nasdaq:PMCS): WHAT:   ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 AM
    independenceIT™ (iIT), provider of the complete cloud workspace, today announced that it would be giving two presentations at the upcoming XChange Solution Provider 2012 conference, taking place from March 4-6, 2012 at the Hyatt Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:32 AM
    ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR; ISIN:IE0005711209), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it has been selected by Roche as its technology partner for storing and managing medical images collected during the company’s clinical research programs. ... read more
  • Exar Bolsters Executive Management --- FREMONT, Calif., March 5, 2012
    Posted at 4:30 AM
    Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) today announced that Todd Smathers has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations. Mr. Smathers will report to Louis DiNardo, the Company's president and chief executive officer. "Todd provides Exar the insight and experience of a seasoned operations executive," said Mr. DiNardo. "His experience at world-class high performance analog and mixed-signal companies will support our goal of implementing best practices to improve operational efficiency and drive profitable growth. Todd's proven capabilities in product and test ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Telanetix, Inc. (OTC BB: TNIX), a leading cloud-based communications provider offering next generation voice services and solutions to the business market, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Telanetix’ “AccessLine”-branded SIP Trunking Service as a recipient of the 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (KYTHERA), a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of prescription products in aesthetic medicine, today announced the initiation of two pivotal U.S. Phase III trials of ATX-101, a first-in-class injectable drug under clinical investigation ... read more
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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/12 -- DoctorBase, a leading Health 2.0 software company that allows healthcare providers to easily adopt mobile and social media communications with patients, today announced that it has surpassed 5,000 healthcare providers on its platform. By offering free and low-cost alternatives to expensive marketing consultants or patient messaging software, DoctorBase continues to grow market share into the notoriously difficult healthcare IT market. Non-Traditional Path to Financing Funded by its growth in paying customers, DoctorBase has ... read more
  • Posted at 4:20 AM
    BioElectronics Corporation. (OTC-PINK: BIEL), the maker of inexpensive, disposable drug-free topical pain and healing devices, today announced an agreement with Shanghai Lixiu Medical Devices Co., Ltd. - a subsidiary of Shanghai SuoKang Medical Implants Co., Ltd. -- to sell BIEL's RecoveryRx(TM), chronic wound and surgical devices, throughout the People's Republic of China to licensed medical providers. Lixiu is a premier company engaged in the sales of medical devices. Lixiu successfully registered and marketed SuoKang's medical implants and surgical patch for ... read more
  • Posted at 4:15 AM
    The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies, today announced that its urgent care joint venture, Immediate Clinic LLC, has acquired Doctors Express, a national urgent care franchise system. The asset acquisition was effective on Thursday, March 1, 2012. (Logo: "The combination of the Doctors Express franchise system with Immediate Clinic's company-owned walk-in clinics broadens our reach into the urgent ... read more
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    SMC Networks announced today that John Edmund Sweeney has been named Vice President of Technology. Mr. Sweeney will report to Mr. Joe Wytanis, EVP/COO of SMC Networks. “John has a proven cable technology background having worked in the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:04 AM
    BioClinica®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, today announced that Grünenthal GmbH has signed a global license agreement for BioClinica OnPoint CTMS to support its ongoing clinical trials. BioClinica OnPoint CTMS helps clinical trial sponsors to easily consolidate their data, share ... read more
  • First Databank (FDB) Launches Company Rebrand --- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.
    Posted at 4:03 AM
    First Databank (FDB), a leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, announced today its launch of a corporate rebranding initiative designed to focus attention on the critical role integrated drug knowledge plays in healthcare IT and position the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 AM
    OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCBB:ONCS), which is developing its advanced-stage OncoSec Medical System (OMS) ElectroOncology therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, today announced that Punit Dhillon, President and CEO of OncoSec, will be presenting at the 32nd Annual Cowen Group Healthcare Conference March 5-7 in Boston, MA, and the 24th Annual ROTH Conference, March 11-14 in Newport Beach. In addition, the company's Phase II Merkel cell carcinoma program was featured in a news segment by a local NBC affiliate in Seattle, ... read more
  • MagnaChip Completes Acquisition of Dawin Electronics --- SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., March 5, 2012
    Posted at 4:00 AM
    MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX) today announced that its Korean subsidiary has completed its acquisition of Dawin Electronics Co. Ltd., a privately held semiconductor company that designs and manufactures Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), Fast Recovery Diode (FRD) and MOSFET modules. Dawin Electronics is headquartered in Incheon, South Korea, and has sales offices in China and Europe. (Logo: "We are delighted to have completed this acquisition," said Sang Park, MagnaChip's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The acquisition of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used vehicles, announced today the promotion of Kayne Grau to Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Grau will oversee the execution of the company's business mission through development and deployment of applicable technologies, establish the company's technical vision and lead the company's technology development. Grau will also ensure successful execution of the design, development, deployment and operation of systems supporting all aspects of the organization. "This move reflects ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    inetwork, a division of Bandwidth whose nationwide voice, SMS and 9-1-1 network powers services like Google Voice, Skype, Pinger and Bandwidth's own republic wireless, today announced record revenue growth of over 45 percent in 2011. In addition, the company grew its numbers in service by over 40 percent and total minutes served by over 70 percent in 2011. Growth was fueled by the addition of companies including 8x8 and Tropo to its customer base. The company expects ... read more