Enterprise News for 2009



November 19, 2009
NEXX Systems Celebrates Shipment of 100th Deposition System
Hsinchu, Taiwan and Billerica, MA November 19, 2009 NEXX Systems, a leading provider of processing
equipment for advanced wafer-level packaging applications, yesterday celebrated the shipment of its 100th deposition system. The system, a Stratus S300 electrodeposition tool, is being installed at a major Taiwan OSAT (outsourced assembly and test) fab. In a celebration held Wednesday in Hsinchu, Oliver Hung, General Manager of NEXX Systems Taiwan, remarked, "What an exciting milestone for NEXX Systems! This 100th system represents the culmination of our efforts to address a broader base of applications, increasing process capability, providing higher throughput and lower cost of ownership. And, we are delighted this customer has chosen to locate an additional Stratus tool at their facility."

November 5, 2009
Complete Genomics Publishes in Science on Low-Cost Sequencing of Three Human Genomes Using Its Proprietary Sequencing Platform
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Nov. 5, 2009 Complete Genomics, a third-generation human genome sequencing company, today announced publication of a report in the journal Science describing its proprietary DNA sequencing platform, including analysis of sequence data from three complete human genomes. The consumables cost for these three genomes sequenced on the proof-of-principle genomic DNA nanoarrays ranged from $8,005 for 87x coverage to $1,726 for 45x coverage for the samples described in this report.

November 2, 2009
Institute for Systems Biology to Work With Complete Genomics to Conduct Large-Scale Huntingtons Disease Study
SEATTLE, Wash., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Nov 2, 2009 The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) and Complete Genomics Inc. announced today that they are embarking on a large-scale human genome sequencing study of Huntingtons disease (HD). ISB has engaged Complete Genomics to sequence 100 genomes, the majority of which will be used to investigate this disease, with samples from affected individuals, family members, and matched controls to study modifiers of disease presentation and progression.

October 26, 2009
Commonwealth Bank Of Australia Announces 5-Year Deal with IdenTrust
26 October 2009: IdenTrust Inc. today announced it has been selected by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for the provision of high assurance digital identities. The Commonwealth Bank is the third Australian bank to join the IdenTrust identity scheme and will
provide business customers with IdenTrust digital identities to deliver authentication and electronic signature capabilities for customers accessing selected online applications. The Commonwealth Bank has also awarded IdenTrust a 5 year contract for the provision of the Certificate Authority hosting services.

October 22, 2009
TargeGen Announces Successful Completion of Clinical Trial of JAK2 Inhibitor TG101348 in Myelofibrosis Patients
San Diego, CA October 22, 2009 - TargeGen, Inc. today announced that the Company has successfully completed a 59 patient, multicenter clinical trial of TG101348, an oral, potent, and highly selective inhibitor of JAK2 in patients with myelofibrosis.

October 15, 2009
DragonWave Commences Trading on NASDAQ
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(NASDAQ:DRWI) ("DragonWave" or the "Company") announced today that it has commenced trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "DRWI". DragonWave's common shares are dual listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Global Market.

October 8, 2009
DragonWave Announces Q2 Fiscal 2010 Results
Record revenues of $35.5 million; 123% sequential revenue growth; Profitability achieved; $6.3 million net income. OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2009) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) ("DragonWave" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today issued financial results for its second quarter fiscal year 2010. All figures are prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and are reported in Canadian dollars.

October 6, 2009
DragonWave Inc.: Yota Relies on Horizon Compact in Extending Russia's First 4G Network
DragonWave Solution Providing 50 Mbps Backhaul Links for Yota Mobile WiMAX OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2009) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced Yota has deployed DragonWave's Horizon Compact in extending Russia's first 4G network to regions beyond Moscow and St. Petersburg. The DragonWave solution supports 400 Mbps capable links for backhaul of Yota Mobile WiMAX services for business and residential users.

October 2, 2009
EMISSION CRITICAL: Software Firms Look To Carbon Tracking
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A recent move by U.S. regulators means more paperwork for companies emitting greenhouse gases. That's a boon for the emerging environmental-software industry. Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule that will require annual reporting from 10,000 facilities that account for 85% of the emissions that contribute to potentially catastrophic climate change. The first such reports detailing types of emissions and volumes are due to the EPA on March 31, 2011.

The EPA rule was a "tectonic shift" for the niche industry, said Lawrence Goldenhersh, founder and chief executive of Enviance, a provider of Web-based greenhouse-gas emissions solutions.

September 24, 2009
DragonWave Announces Equity Financing And NASDAQ Listing Applications
Ottawa, Ontario, September 24, 2009 DragonWave Inc. (TSX: DWI) (DragonWave or the Company) announced today that it has filed a registration statement in the United States concurrently with a preliminary short form base PREP prospectus in all of the provinces of Canada, except Quebec. This will constitute the Companys initial public offering of common shares in the United States (the U.S. IPO). The Company proposes to offer 7,454,050 common shares and certain selling shareholders propose to offer 5,518,250 common shares (the Offering). In connection with its U.S. IPO, DragonWave has received conditional approval to list its common shares on the NASDAQ Global Market. Listing of the common shares on
NASDAQ will be subject to DragonWave fulfilling all applicable listing requirements.

September 23, 2009
Celladon's MYDICAR and Small Molecule SERCA2a Studies - One of Windhovers Top 10 Cardiovascular Programs to Watch
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celladon Corporation today announced that its SERCA2a programs for the treatment of patients with acute and chronic heart failure have been chosen by Windhover and an independent expert panel as one of the top 10 most interesting cardiovascular projects available for partnering. Projects available for partnering include MYDICAR, a genetically targeted enzyme-replacement therapy intended to restore levels of SERCA2a and in phase 2 development; and CDN small molecule compounds that activate SERCA2a, as intravenous or oral drugs, for the treatment of acute and chronic heart failure. SERCA2a is a protein that is vital in the proper functioning of the heart.

September 22, 2009
Unwired Australia Selects DragonWave For Multi-Year Exclusive Supply Agreement In Nations First 4G Mobile WiMAX Network
Horizon Compact Will Provide Connectivity Between the Vivid Wireless Perth Base Stations and Network Core. Ottawa, Canada, September 22, 2009 - DragonWave Inc. (TSX: DWI) a leading global supplierof packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced a multiyear exclusive supply agreement with Unwired Australia to supply wireless backhaul for the forthcoming Vivid Wireless Perth network. Vivid WirelessAustralias first 4G mobile WiMAX network deploymentwill rely on DragonWaves Horizon Compact for backhaul connectivity of up to 200 Mbps initially.

September 17, 2009
DragonWave Named Best Of 4G Award Winner
Horizon Quantum product wins Best 4G Enabling Technology Innovation.
CHICAGO, Illinois, September 17, 2009 xchange magazine presented DragonWave with the Best of 4G Award for DragonWaves new Horizon Quantum packet microwave solution in the Best 4G Enabling Technology Innovation category. The awards recognize leaders in the
development, deployment and service of next-generation telecom technology. Nominations were open to all parties involved in 4G technology, products and services, and selected by a panel of 4G subject matter experts.

September 16, 2009
TradeBeam Names Edward R. Flaherty as CEO and Board Member
San Mateo, CA - September 16, 2009 -- TradeBeam, the leader in SaaS-based global trade management solutions (GTM), today announced the appointment of Edward R. Flaherty as chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Flaherty brings more than 25 years of management and finance experience in high growth industries to the company. Mr. Flaherty will be located at TradeBeam headquarters in San Mateo, California.

September 9, 2009
Complete Genomics Demonstrates Its Technologys Potential by Sequencing 14 Human Genomes for Customers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Sept. 9, 2009 Complete Genomics Inc., a third-generation human genome sequencing company, announced today that it has sequenced, analyzed and delivered 14 human genomes to customers since March 2009. Considering that fewer than 20 genomes have been sequenced and published in the world to date, this is a significant advance both for Complete Genomics and medical research.

August 31, 2009
Celladon Corporation and Momentum Research Complete Enrollment of MYDICAR Phase 2 Study
Celladon Corporation and Momentum Research Complete Enrollment of MYDICAR Phase 2 Study of First-in-Human Gene Transfer to Treat Patients with Advanced Heart Failure. Phase 1/2 CUPID Data Highlight Biological Effects of SERCA2a Enzyme Replacement and Demonstrate Safety

SAN DIEGO (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celladon Corporation and Momentum Research, Inc. today announced completion of enrollment of the phase 2 double-blind portion of the Calcium Up-regulation by Percutaneous Administration of Gene Therapy in Cardiac Disease (CUPID) trial. Momentum Research is Celladons consulting and management organization with clinical expertise in the development of cardiovascular products and trials.

August 28, 2009
Raycom Media Adds VMIX Online Video Solutions to 14 More TV Station Sites
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMIX (www.vmix.com), a leading online video platform provider, today announced they have added VMIX online video solutions to 14 additional Raycom Media TV station websites. Newly added station sites include WBTV, Charlotte, NC (www.wbtv.com); WFLX, West Palm Beach, FL (www.wflx.com); and WBRC, Birmingham, AL (www.myfoxal.com); among others.

August 24, 2009
Complete Genomics Secures $45 Million in Series D Funding; Appoints Two New Directors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. August 24, 2009 Complete Genomics Inc., a third-generation human genome sequencing company, announced that it has raised $45 million in private equity financing and closed its Series D funding round with two new investors Essex Woodlands Health Ventures and OrbiMed Advisors, LLC.

Complete Genomics existing investors Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, OVP Venture Partners, Prospect Venture Partners and Highland Capital Management have all chosen to reinvest in the company, underscoring their confidence in its human genome sequencing technology and unique business model. Complete Genomics allows its customers to purchase the genome data they want without having to purchase and operate expensive and complex sequencing instruments.

July 20, 2009
Enviance Expands U.S. Army's Deployment of Real-Time Greenhouse Gas Management System
CARLSBAD, Calif. July 20, 2009 Enviance, a proven provider of software solutions to help organizations manage carbon and other regulatory risks, today announced that the U.S. Army has expanded
its deployment of the Enviance greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and management system, which allows for real-time tracking and management of GHG emissions and energy intensity reductions as mandated by Executive Order 13423.

Initially proven at Fort Carson in Colorado, the Enviance System is being rolled out to an additional 11 installations across the United States, including Fort Benning, Ga.; Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa.; Redstone Arsenal, Ala.; Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.; Fort Rucker, Ala.; Fort Campbell, Ky.; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Drum, N.Y.; Fort Stewart, Ga.; Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

July 15, 2009
VMIX Reseller Program Gains Momentum as Fuel Interactive Adds VMIX Online Video Platform to More Than 30 Customer Sites
Builds Visitor Interaction and Drives Reservations for GeoDomain, Golf and Leisure Sites.

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMIX (www.vmix.com), a leading video and digital media platform provider, today announced that South Carolina ad agency and reseller partner Fuel Interactive is using VMIX video players and widgets to power online video on more than 30 tourism-related sites based in that state.

July 10, 2009
Globalive Wireless Chooses DragonWave to Deliver Next Generation Technology in Multimillion Dollar 3G Network Build Across Canada
Ottawa, Canada, July 10, 2009 - DragonWave Inc. (TSX: DWI) a global supplier of high-capacity, wireless native Ethernet backhaul solutions for mobile and access networks, today announced Globalive Wireless Management Corp. has selected DragonWave to provide high-capacity, cost effective next generation wireless backhaul for its high speed packet access network in support of Globalives commitment to bring more value and innovation to Canadian consumers.

June 19, 2009
The Retail Equation Prevents Return Fraud For One Millionth Time
IRVINE, Calif. (June 15, 2009) The Retail Equation, the industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, today announced the company has reached an important milestone―the
one millionth time it has prevented return fraud. The achievement, which was reached within a five-year period among all of its retail clients, equates to a fraudulent return being prevented every three minutes with The Retail Equations Verify-1 return authorization solution, even with the system approving 99 percent of all return transactions that are valid.

June 16, 2009
VMIX Expands Akamai Relationship to Serve Growing Online Video Customer Base
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMIX (www.vmix.com), a leader in delivering online digital media, today announced they signed an expanded agreement with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) to provide dynamic streaming and enhanced streaming security to the VMIX customer base.

June 11, 2009
Scion Delivers Dynamic Online Video Experience with VMIX
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMIX (www.vmix.com), a leading online video platform provider, today announced that auto brand Scion is unveiling a new audio-visual website (www.ScionAV.com) based on VMIXs
media management and delivery solution.

May 27, 2009
Ophthonix, Inc. Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million
Funding supports the continued U.S. roll-out of the Z-View® Aberrometer and wavefront guided iZon® High Resolution Lenses.

VISTA, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthonix, a company that has developed advanced vision-correction products that provide consumers with superior optical clarity and crispness of vision, just announced that it has closed its $25.9 million "Series AA" financing. In addition to a significant investment by a new private investor, each of the company's current top-tier investors participated in the "Series AA" funding: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Enterprise Partners, DAG Ventures, Gund Investment Corporation, InterWest Partners, Trex Enterprises and Wasatch Advisors' Cross Creek Capital Fund. The "Series AA" financing enables Ophthonix to continue the roll-out of the Z-View® Aberrometer and iZon® High-Resolution Lens throughout the U.S.

May 26, 2009
Ophthonix Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million
VISTA, Calif. (May 26, 2009) Ophthonix, a company that has developed advanced vision-correction products that provide consumers with superior optical clarity and crispness of vision, just announced that it has closed its $25.9 million Series AA financing. In addition to a significant investment by a new private investor, each of the companys current top-tier investors participated in the Series AA funding: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Enterprise Partners, DAG Ventures, Gund Investment Corporation, InterWest Partners, Trex Enterprises and Wasatch Advisors Cross Creek Capital Fund. The Series AA financing enables Ophthonix to continue the roll-out of the Z-View Aberrometer and iZon High-Resolution Lens throughout the U.S.

May 26, 2009
Complete Genomics Wins 2009 Red Herring 100 North America Award
Complete Genomics, Inc., a California company that has developed a novel approach to sequencing human DNA, today announced that it has been selected as a 2009 Red Herring 100 North America award winner.

May 14, 2009
TargeGen Announces Successful Completion of Patient Enrollment In Clinical Trial of JAK2 Inhibitor TG101348 in Myelofibrosis Patients
San Diego, CA May 14, 2009 - TargeGen, Inc. today announced that the Company successfully completed enrollment of a multi-center clinical trial of TG101348, an oral, potent, and highly selective inhibitor of JAK2 in patients with myelofibrosis on May 7, 2009.

May 12, 2009
DragonWave Joins Cisco Technology Developer Program, Completes Interoperability Testing
OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2009) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) announced that it has joined the Cisco Technology Developer Program as part of the program's Wireless Networking solution category. In addition, DragonWave's Horizon Compact, has successfully completed interoperability testing with Cisco BWX 8300 and Cisco Aironet.

May 7, 2009
DragonWave Provides Business Update and Announces Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Results
Ottawa, Canada, May 7, 2009 -- DragonWave Inc., (TSX: DWI) a leading global supplier of next-generation wireless networks, today provides an update on its business prospects and issued financial results for its fourth quarter and full year fiscal year 2009 ended February 28, 2009. All figures are prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and are reported in Canadian dollars.

May 5, 2009
VMIX Digital Online Video Platform Launches New VAR Channel Program
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMIX (www.vmix.com), a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS)video and digital media management solutions, announces it is launching a channel program designed to
generate ongoing SaaS income for resellers serving the mid-size market and on up. Through this new program, solution providers will own the end-user relationship, collecting monthly service revenues. VMIX will in turn provide partners with marketing and sales support, best practices and training, back-line tech support, and
reporting.

April 15, 2009
Macrovision Agrees to Acquire Assets of Muze, Inc.
Santa Clara - 4/15/2009 - Macrovision Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN), a digital entertainment technology leader and Muze, Inc., a leader in entertainment information products and discovery services, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Muze, Inc.

April 7, 2009
DragonWave solution enables wi-tribe to deliver WiMAX services into Pakistan
Ottawa, Canada, April 7, 2009 - DragonWave Inc. (TSX: DWI), a global supplier of highcapacity, wireless native Ethernet backhaul solutions for mobile and access networks, today announced that wi-tribe Pakistan Limited, a WiMAX service provider, is deploying its Internet Protocol (IP) backhaul network using DragonWaves Horizon Compact radio system. Introduced in 2007, the Horizon Compact series has established a formidable track record for delivering carrier-class performance in mobile 4G networks.

March 9, 2009
NEXX Systems Announces Electroplating Process & Equipment Development Collaboration for Advanced Semiconductor Packaging
Billerica, MA March 9, 2009 NEXX Systems today announced a multi-year joint development program with IBM on advanced semiconductor chip packaging and integration. In the program, IBM and NEXX will collaborate in New York State on the development of electroplating hardware and processes for advanced chip packaging applications.

February 27, 2009
Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Positive Preliminary Results With AT-101 In Docetaxel Refactory Prostate Cancer
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA February 27, 2009 Ascenta Therapeutics announced today positive preliminary results from its Phase II study of AT-101 in combination with docetaxel and prednisone (D/P) in men with docetaxel refractory, castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, FL. AT-101, an oral, pan-Bcl-2 inhibitor currently in double-blinded, randomized Phase II clinical trials in both prostate cancer and non-small cell lung cancer, is the lead compound in Ascenta Therapeutics portfolio of apoptosis-triggering small molecules.

February 24, 2009
Gene Therapies May Reverse Heart Failure
Scientists are finding growing evidence that a genetically engineered virus can significantly reverse heart failure. Two separate groups of researchers using different gene therapies have reported progress recently in reversing heart damage. One group already is testing its treatment in humans and aims to get a product on the U.S. market within a few years; another is testing its therapy in animals and hopes to start human clinical trials in a year or two.

February 11, 2009
Linkem Spa Chooses DragonWave for Nationwide WiMAX Backhaul Network in Italy
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2009) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) a global supplier of high-capacity, wireless native Ethernet backhaul solutions for mobile and access networks, today announced that Linkem Spa, one of Italy's largest wireless broadband service providers, will deploy DragonWave's Horizon Compact radios for backhaul in their new WiMAX network.
Linkem provides both nationwide Wi-Fi Hotspot services and Wireless DSL services in Italy. At the beginning of 2008 the company consolidated this position by acquiring 13 regional WiMAX licenses to provide mobile broadband coverage to 80% of the Italian population. The mobile WiMAX network is scheduled for completion in 2013.

February 11, 2009
Leading Online Video Platform VMIX Continues Growth With Opening of New York City Office and New Hires
SAN DIEGO - February 11, 2009 As the tough economy shakes out numerous competitors in the online video space, fast-growing online video platform VMIX is emerging as a market leader with year-over-year triple-digit revenue growth and an expanding client list of dominant brands and top media and entertainment groups. Boasting a strong balance sheet, consistent growth, veteran management, and new partner program, 3-year-old VMIX is on target to reach profitability in 2009.

February 6, 2009
Complete Genomics Presents First Human Sequencing Data at AGBT; Plans to Sequence Five Genomes for Broad Institute
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. Complete Genomics said this week that it has signed up the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT to test its human genome sequencing services in a pilot project. The company, which plans to sequence a million human genomes over the next five years, also presented for the first time data from a human genome that it sequenced in house as a proof of concept.

Starting in June, Complete Genomics plans to offer a $5,000 commercial human genome sequencing service to genome centers, research institutes, and companies, following a series of pilot projects in the coming months.

January 29, 2009
NEXX Systems and SEMATECH to Collaborate on 3D Interconnect Research at UAlbany NanoCollege
Albany, NY and Billerica, MA (29 January 2009) SEMATECH, a global consortium of chip-makers, and NEXX Systems, Inc., a leading provider of process equipment for advanced wafer-level packaging applications, today announced that NEXX Systems has become a member of SEMATECHs 3D Interconnect Program located at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany.

As a member of SEMATECHs 3D program, NEXX will collaborate with SEMATECH in leading-edge research on innovative electrodeposition technology and the development of high yield, low cost copper electroplating solutions that will enable high density 3D through-silicon-vias (TSVs).

January 23, 2009
Active Network to Acquire ReserveAmerica from IAC
NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IAC and The Active Network, Inc. (Active), a leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, announced today that they have entered into an agreement for Active to acquire leading campground reservation provider, ReserveAmerica, from IAC.

January 8, 2009
Breach Securitys WebDefend Earns Top Marks From SC Magazine
CARLSBAD, Calif., January 8, 2009 Breach Security, Inc., the leader in web application integrity, security and compliance, announced today that its flagship web application security appliance, WebDefend, earned a five-star review in the Firewalls Group Test, published in the January 2009 issue of SC Magazine. WebDefend was recognized for many different levels of protection, including its dynamic profiling, exit control and application defect detection features, as well as its performance, ease of use and support packages.
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