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2009-10-19 12:00:00

SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that Sandra K. Howe has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Market Development. Her responsibilities will focus on supporting and enabling the strategic initiatives of North American Cable Operators. She will assist the ARRIS product development and sales teams in helping cable operators continue to grow through the launch of new technologies and services including DOCSIS®...

2009-10-01 08:53:26

U.S. technology giant Cisco said Thursday it had reached a definitive agreement to purchase Norwegian teleconferencing firm Tandberg for $3 billion. The cash deal is an 11 percent premium over Tandberg's closing stock value on Sept. 30 and a 25.2 percent premium on the 3-month volume weighted average closing prices for Tandberg stock, the company said in a statement. The deal is subject to regulatory review, but is expected to close in the first half of 2010, Cisco said. Cisco has made...

2008-07-08 09:00:30

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today appointed Luis Avila-Marco to the position of senior vice president of corporate development, reporting to chairman and chief executive officer Scott Kriens, with responsibility for leading corporate strategic planning, as well as the development of key strategic relationships for the company. As a seasoned corporate strategist, Mr. Avila-Marco joins Juniper Networks from Scientific-Atlanta, a Cisco...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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