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Quantum, a global leader in storage, delivers highly reliable backup, recovery and archive solutions that meet demanding requirements for data integrity and availability with superior price/performance and comprehensive service and support. Quantum offers customers of all sizes an unparalleled range of solutions, from leading tape drive and media technologies, autoloaders and libraries to disk-based backup systems. Quantum is the world’s largest volume supplier of both tape drives and tape automation and has pioneered the development of disk-based systems optimized for backup and recovery.


Activision, Inc. is a leading international publisher of interactive entertainment software products. The company maintains a diverse portfolio of products that span a wide range of categories and target markets and can be used on a variety of game hardware platforms and operating systems. The company has created, licensed and acquired a group of highly recognizable brands that it markets to a growing variety of consumer demographics. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.4 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.

Ashton-Tate Corporation was founded in 1980 and has since become one of the three largest independent publishers of microcomputer software products, and the largest publisher of microcomputer database management systems.

Featuring one of the broadest product lines in the industry, Ashton-Tate develops and markets more than 20 software programs covering the top application areas: database management, word processing and desktop publishing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics and integrated decision sup¬port software. The Company’s products run in a variety of operating environments, including DOS, OS/2, Macintosh (and soon UNIX and Digital Equipment Corporation’s VMS).

Among Ashton-Tate’s best known products are dBASE IV,T the industry standard microcomputer database management program; Framework III; an integrated decision support product with E-Mail capabilities; MultiMate Advantage II a corporate word processing standard; and Full Write Professional (word processing) and Full Impact (presentation spreadsheet), two new business applications for the Macintosh.

Ashton-Tate is an international company with eleven subsidiaries, more than twenty key distributors, and three manufacturing facilities around the world. In the U.S. and Canada, operations include Ashton-Tate’s headquarters in Torrance, California, its Northern California Product Center in San Jose, two advanced development centers and fourteen regional sales offices.

Portivity, Inc., formerly, Borealis Technology Corporation, was engaged in developing, marketing, and supporting mobile and client/server software for the sales force automation market, as of December 31, 1997. The company’s customer relationship management product, Arsenal, enabled customers to automate customer interaction processes and information exchanges between various mobile users and central information systems containing enterprise-wide customer databases.

Integrated Circuit Systems is a worldwide leader in the design, development and marketing of silicon timing devices for a number of high-growth application segments. Silicon timing devices are used in a variety of consumer and business electronics such as personal computers or PCs, digital cameras, set-top boxes, PC peripherals and games consoles. ICS’s products are also increasingly being used in various communications applications including routers, switches, fiber optics, line cards and ADSL equipment.

Magic Software Enterprises (MSE) is a globally recognized provider of business-driven tools for rapid, simplified Application Development and Deployment and Enterprise Application Integration – used with complete confidence by mid-size and large corporations, software developers, and system integrators around the world.

As a global player in the software industry, Magic Software has representation in more than 40 countries. Among the company’s 600 employees around the world are over 170 skilled experts involved in the ongoing research and development of current and future technologies.

Customers and partners include thousands of ISVs, System Integrators, and Corporations worldwide, who are supported by Magic’s extensive – and uniquely responsive – global service organization.

Magic Software is a subsidiary of Formula Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: FORTY), a global information technology company primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, in providing software consulting services, developing proprietary software products, and supplying computer-based business solutions.

Pansophic Systems, Inc. was a developer of system software and utilities based in Lisle, Illinois. Pansophic works in partnership with customers throughout the world to provide quality products and superior services. With a focus on customer satisfaction and strategic technology leadership. As of 1999, Pansophic Systems, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Computer Associates, Inc.

Socket Mobile, formerly Socket Communications, offers a fully integrated, flexible, and easy-to-optimize premium platform with all the essential scanning and connectivity peripherals. The Socket Mobile system brings just the right mobile business functions to today’s vast diverse marketplace – easily customized to meet a range of deployment needs.

Working collaboratively with integrators, 3rd party software developers and OEMs, Socket Mobile products drive operational efficiencies, increase mobile workforce productivity, boost corporate performance and improve customer satisfaction.

With over 14 years of providing mobile peripheral devices to business, working with the world leaders in mobile computing, Socket Mobile has the knowledge and experience to make your mobile deployment a success.

SoloPoint is a leader in the emerging, personal communications management market. We provide a full range of products, that extend, enhance and manage your personal communications environment by integrating your current communications tools and telephone services into a single communications infrastructure, making communications more convenient for you and your customers, clients and co-workers. Even more important, SoloPoint’s family of personal communications management products return control of your communications to you.

SoloPoint’s products provide solutions for consumers, small business and remote corporate professionals that depend on their communications. We market our products through a variety of channels including several of the telephone companies and cellular providers, catalog and retail, and direct from us.

Designed specifically for the growing small business, the A-200 and A-400 provide professional voice menu-based auto attendant call routing for up to 10 lines. Users can start with 2 (A-200 at under $700)) or 4 (A-400 at under $1200) lines and grow in increments of 2 lines. The A-200/400 offer sophisticated auto attendant features such as on-site and off-site call routing, date/time scheduling, call filtering based on CallerID and Distinctive Ring, multiple menu greetings, and the ability to re-program the devices locally or remotely. In addition, the A-200/400 provides features not found in other Auto Attendants such as support for telephone company Voice Mail, consolidation of messages into a single mailbox, fax management, and “live” call screening.


SONICblue Incorporated provides products for the Internet, digital media, entertainment, and consumer electronics markets. Its technology portfolio includes Rio® digital audio players, ReplayTV® personal television technology and software solutions, Go-Video® integrated DVD+VCRs and Dual-Deck™ VCRs, and digital home theater systems. SONICblue sells its products through retailers; mass merchants; other resellers; distributors; e-commerce Web sites, including its own on-line e-store; mail order catalogs; and national reseller organizations. It has sales, marketing, customer care, and technical facilities in various locations, including Oregon, Arizona, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Its competitors include Creative Technology under the name of Creative Labs, Compaq, Panasonic, Apple, Philips, Sony, Thomson Multimedia, Handspring, Motorola, Samsung, TDK, Gateway, HP, Kenwood, TiVo, RCA, Microsoft, and Pioneer.