PeopleSoft, Inc. and J.D. Edwards & Company announced a definitive agreement for PeopleSoft to acquire J.D. Edwards. Under the terms of the agreement, stockholders will receive 0.860 PeopleSoft common shares for each outstanding J.D. Edwards common share.
Dell and EMC extended their five-year, multi-billion dollar strategic alliance by two years. The original agreement was signed in October 2001 and will now extend through December 2008.
Sun Microsystems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pixo Inc., a privately-held company based in San Jose, California.
Laboratory Expertise Center appointed Ronald Barnett, PhD as Director of Validation Services. Dr. Barnett comes to LEC with a wide breadth of experience and knowledge of project management and validation for LIMS and other laboratory related information technologies. Dr.
PerkinElmer's OneSource Laboratory Services business has signed an expanded agreement to provide a wide range of laboratory services for Pfizer Global Research & Development (PGRD) in Nerviano, Italy.
LabVantage Solutions, Inc. and Galileo Genomics, Inc. announced that Galileo has signed a software and services agreement for LabVantage Sapphire Life Sciences LIMS. Galileo's initial utilization of Sapphire will address the management information of its microsatellite and SNP genotyping.
LIMS supplier, Accelerated Technology Laboratories (ATL) has partnered with Northwest Analytical (NWA). ATL offers seamless integration of NWA's Quality Analyst with Sample Master Pro and ScreenIT LIMS product lines.
Accelrys unveiled a three-year software licensing agreement with Axxima Pharmaceuticals AG. Axxima will apply Accelrys' molecular modeling technology to target important infectious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis C, and tuberculosis.
PerkinElmer announced a new OEM distribution agreement with leading bioinformatics developer, Nonlinear Dynamics. Under the agreement, Nonlinear will develop a 2-D gel analysis product exclusively for PerkinElmer.
Varian and Labtronics are partnering to develop and market the integration of Labtronics' LimsLink CDS with Varian's Galaxie Chromatography Data System. Varian.
NuGenesis Technologies and Metrohm have established a partnership. Metrohm's TiNet software and Titrando titration system, IC Net ion chromatography software and VA Computrace voltammetric trace analysis systems will be integrated with NuGenesis SDMS.
VelQuest, a supplier of automated compliance solutions for FDA-regulated industries, has received U.S. Patent 6,581,020 for "Process-Linked Data Management System." The patented technology is incorporated into VelQuest's ePMC (electronic Process Management and Compliance) operating system.
A MINITAB designed experiment identifies how to improve the performance of a NASCAR Winston Cup race car in the least time and at the lowest cost Scott Kowalski, Ph.D., Drew Landman, Ph.D.
Conducting polymers enable new sensors Bill Weaver, Ph.D. In general, sweeping generalizations are bad things. However, the hallmark of a good scientist is the ability to extract common generalities from a large collection of items that appear to be different.
Joe Peden, Senior Director, Marketing and Product Management, InnaPhase Corp. "At last someone has done it![before I retire]" was a comment made by a LIMS consultant after reviewing the new Newton LIMS solution from InnaPhase Corporation at 2003 Pittsburgh Conference in Orlando, FL.