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SYNCHRONOSS TECHNOLOGIES INC (SNCR)
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides multi-channel transaction management solutions to the communications services and digital content marketplaces primarily in North America. It offers ActivationNow software platform is a hosted service delivered over the Internet or a dedicated communication channel, which provides multi-channel order processing, transaction management, and service provisioning. The company's ActivationNow software platform consists of PerformancePartner Portal, a graphical user interface that enables the entry of transaction data into the gateway; Gateway Manager, which provides the capability to fulfill multiple transactions; WorkFlow Manager that provides interaction with third-party relationships, as well as enables communications service providers (CSPs) to have a single transaction view, including data from third-party systems; and Visibility Manager, which offers a centralized reporting platform for intelligent analytics around the workflow, transaction management information, historical trending, and mobile reporting for users to receive critical transaction data on mobile devices. Synchronoss Technologies offers its products and services to wireless service providers, voice over Internet protocol enablers, long distance carriers, and CSPs. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
Taleo Corporation provides enterprise talent management solutions worldwide. It offers Taleo Enterprise Edition that enables medium to large-sized, multi-national organizations address multiple staffing types, including professional, hourly, traditional contingent, and project-based contractors. The company provides Taleo Professional for managing professional and non-hourly talent management functions; Taleo Hourly that provides process automation for recruiting, selecting, and hiring hourly employees; and Taleo Contingent, which automates the sourcing, screening, selection, and onboarding of contingent workers. It also offers Taleo Agency that links corporate staffing departments with staffing agencies; Taleo Assessment; Taleo Campus for facilitating campus recruiting programs; Taleo Compliance; Taleo Connect; Taleo Onboarding to facilitate and automate the transition from candidate to new employee; Taleo Passport; Taleo Projects to monitor and manage fixed fee, milestone, and time and materials project-based contractors; Taleo Reporting & Analytics to measure, analyze, and optimize staffing and deployment strategies; and Taleo Workforce Mobility to support internal mobility and retention initiatives. The company also offers Taleo Business Edition, a talent management solution for small to medium-sized organizations, stand-alone departments, and divisions of larger organizations, and staffing companies. It markets it solutions through direct sales force and indirectly through strategic partnerships with business process outsourcing and human resource outsourcing providers, as well as through telesales and Internet marketing channels. In addition, the company offers educational services and training tools. Taleo Corporation was incorporated in 1999 as Recruitsoft, Inc. and changed its name to Taleo Corporation in 2004. The company is headquartered in Dublin, California.
NETSOL TECHNOLOGIES INC (NTWK)
NetSol Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and export of software products to customers in the automobile finance and leasing industry worldwide. It develops LeaseSoft, an integrated lease and finance package, which includes LeaseSoft Electronic Point of Sale; Credit Application Processing System; Contract Management System; and Wholesale Finance System. LeaseSoft Electronic Point of Sale, a Web-based point of sale system, for the use of dealers, brokers, agents, and sales officers to initiate credit applications. Credit Application Processing System enables companies in the financial sector to handle the incoming credit applications from dealers, agents, brokers, and the direct sales force. Contract Management System provides business functionality that enables its users to manage and maintain a contract with details throughout its life cycle. Wholesale Finance System automates and manages the floor plan/bailment activities of dealerships through a finance company. The company's products also comprise InBanking, which is used in treasury, capital markets, and wholesale banking systems markets. NetSol Technologies also offers various professional services, comprising bespoke software development, software analysis and design, testing services, and consultancy in quality engineering and process improvement. Its services also include business process reengineering, business process outsourcing, system reengineering, maintenance and support of existing systems, technical research and development, project management, market research, and project feasibilities. The company has a strategic alliance with Intel Corporation. NetSol Technologies was founded in 1997. It was formerly known as NetSol International, Inc. and changed its name to NetSol Technologies, Inc. in 2002. The company is headquartered in Calabasas, California.
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC (NUAN)
Nuance Communications, Inc. provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It delivers speech solutions that use the human voice to interact with information systems and devices; and imaging solutions that converts and manages information as moved from paper formats to electronic systems. The company's speech technologies enable voice-activated services over a telephone, transform speech into written word, and permit the control of devices and applications by speaking. The speech solutions are used by automobile, mobile phones, entertainment, consumer electronics, navigation systems, and aftermarket system manufacturers. It offers network speech, embedded speech, and dictation solutions. The company's imaging solutions eliminate the need to manually reproduce documents, automate the integration of documents into business systems, and enable the use of electronic documents and forms within database, Internet, mobile, and other business applications. Nuance Communications markets and distributes its products indirectly through a network of resellers, comprising system integrators, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, hardware vendors, telecommunications carriers, and distributors; and directly to businesses and consumers through direct sales force and e-commerce Web site. It serves healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, legal, and government markets. The company was founded in 1992 as Visioneer, Inc. It changed its name to ScanSoft, Inc. in 1999 and to Nuance Communications, Inc. in October 2005. Nuance Communications is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.
DEALERTRACK HOLDINGS INC (TRAK)
DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides software, network, and data solutions to the automotive retail industry in the United States. It offers pre-sales marketing and prospecting products, which include Chrome Carbook, PC Carbook, and Carbook Fleet edition that provide automotive specification and pricing information; and WebsitePlus that enables visitors to a dealer's Web site to submit credit application data online. The company's sales products comprise SalesMaker, a profit management system that enables dealers to search the financing source programs in its database; and Credit Reports, which enables the dealer to use the consumer's credit report to determine an appropriate automobile and financing package for that particular consumer. Its finance and insurance products primarily consist of ALG Residual Value Guides for forecasting the residual value of vehicles; BookOut, which enables the dealer to look up used automobile values by year/make/model or vehicle identification number for use in the credit application process; ToolKit, which enables dealers to transmit a consumer's credit application information to one or multiple financing sources; DealWatch that provides a method to sign, store, and protect customer and financing activity at the dealership; and ExactID, which assists in validating customer's identity and Office of Foreign Assets Control status. The company's data and reporting products include ActivityReports, which provides dealers with reports about their financing and insurance operations; ALG Data Services that provides vehicle residual value data to automotive industry participants; and Chrome New Vehicle Data that identifies automobile prices, as well as the standard and optional equipment available on particular automobiles. It also provides on-demand credit application and contract processing services to the indirect automotive finance industry in Canada. The company is headquartered in Lake Success, New York.
PHOENIX TECHNOLOGIES LTD (PTEC)
Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. engages in the development, deployment, and support of core system software (CSS), tools, and applications worldwide. Its CSS is used to enable, activate, protect, connect, and recover personal computers (PC), industrial computers, point of sale computers, printers, copiers, medical devices, automotive controls, gaming systems, and other X86 based digital consumer devices. It offers Phoenix TrustedCore that provides security and manageability; FirstBIOS Product Family that provides extensibility for a range of core platform utilities and applications, faster boot times, and a ROM-based security framework for authentication; Phoenix Recover 2004 Manufacturing, to store a factory image on devices; and Phoenix Recover Pro 2004 Manufacturing to recover and protect data and applications. The company also provides Phoenix Recover Pro 2004 to recover and protect data and applications and to restore the PC; FirstWare Vault to store virtual CDs in the FirstWare protected area; Phoenix FirstWare Assistant to provide access to Microsoft Outlook personal information management data and functions; FirstWare ImageCast to assist manufacturers and others involved in deploying computers in the product suites; Phoenix cME Console to provide an operating environment independent of the user's operating system; and Phoenix TrustConnector that provides device identity and authentication for windows environments. In addition, the company provides support services, such as training, maintenance, and engineering services. It provides its products primarily to platform and peripheral manufacturers that range from large branded PC and information products original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers, to system integrators and value-added resellers. Phoenix Technologies was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.
RAINING DATA CORPORATION (RDTA)
Raining Data Corporation engages in the design, development, sale, and support of software infrastructure. It primarily offers XML data management server (XDMS), Multidimensional database management systems (MDMS), Pick Data Provider (PDP), and Rapid Application Development (RAD) software tools. The company's XDMS product simplifies and streamlines information access for XML-enabled Java and .NET applications; MDMS include a set of Pick UDM-based software development tools that allow the user to write, compile, and run application programs; and PDP allows ease of development and deployment of applications using the Visual Studio.NET development environment. Its RAD product line is an object-oriented development environment that allows customers to develop and deploy Web and client/server applications. Raining Data serves a range of industries, including financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, media, and educational institutions. It sells products primarily through distribution channels consisting of original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, specialized vertical application software developers, and consulting organizations in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Fundtech, Ltd. provides global electronic payment, settlement, and cash management solutions to financial institutions primarily in the United States and Europe. The company's cash management solutions enable small, mid, and large-tier financial institutions to deliver cash management services through the Internet and other delivery channels. Its payment solutions automate the funds transfer, including foreign exchange, compliance, settlement, and customer notification process. Fundtech also develops, implements, maintains, and operates systems for the automated processing and transport of data in the finance industry. The company also provides interbank gateway services. Its products include system solutions for interbank applications, as well as integration modules for host connections. The company has strategic alliances with Aurum Technology, BEA Systems, Compaq, EDS Japan, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Surecomp. Fundtech was co-founded by Reuven Ben Menachem and was incorporated as Fundtrust Technologies Limited in 1993. Subsequently, it changed its name to Fundtech, Ltd. in 1994. The company is based in Ramat-Gan, Israel.
ACTUATE CORPORATION (ACTU)
Actuate Corporation provides an enterprise reporting application platform worldwide. The company's Actuate 8 product line provides a platform for the development and deployment of enterprise reporting applications. These applications retrieve business information from corporate databases and deliver them as interactive Web pages, Excel spreadsheets, and analytic cubes to customers, partners, and employees around the globe. Its products and services are used to develop and deploy enterprise reporting applications for business functions, including financial management, sales management, account management, and customer self-service. The company's enterprise reporting application platform consists of a set of products that provide Web pages, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and analytic cubes to present users with a Web-portal like experience for accessing and interacting with decision-making information; a comprehensive development environment to build, integrate, and maintain the core data access and reporting infrastructure of enterprise reporting applications; and a unified metadata layer, which is accessible by all products within its platform. It sells its software and services through direct sales force to corporate and government customers and through indirect channel partners, such as original equipment manufacturers, systems integrators, and resellers. The company primarily serves customers in various industries, including financial services, government, health care, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, high technology, utilities, automotive, education, entertainment, travel, retail, and others. Actuate was co-founded in 1993 by Nicolas C. Nierenberg and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
ADVENT SOFTWARE INC (ADVS)
Advent Software, Inc. offers integrated software solutions for automating and integrating data and work flows across investment management organizations, as well as the information flows between the investment management organization and external parties. The company operates in two segments, Advent Investment Management and MicroEdge. The Advent Investment Management segment engages in the development, marketing, and sale of stand-alone and client/server software products, data interfaces, and related maintenance and services that automate, integrate, and support certain functions of investment management organizations. The MicroEdge segment offers software and services for grant management, matching gifts, and volunteer tracking for the grantmaking community worldwide. The company also provides support, maintenance, and professional services, including project management, implementation, data conversion, integration, custom report writing, and training. In addition, Advent Software provides independent research and brokerage services to institutional investors and registered investment advisors. The company offers its services to investment advisors, brokerage firms, banks, hedge funds, corporations, public funds, foundations, universities, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. Advent Software was founded by Stephanie DiMarco in 1983. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
SPSS, Inc. provides predictive analytics technology and services for research analysts and business users worldwide. The company offers software tools that enable customers to access and prepare data for analysis; develop and deploy predictive models; and generate reports and graphs to present the results, as well as provides primary statistical tools, which are used by research analysts working in various commercial, governmental, and academic organizations. It offers data mining family of products, including Clementine data mining workbench, which provides analytical capabilities for various data mining applications in desktop and distributed computing environments; LexiQuest analysis tools for text mining; and AnswerTree for decision tree analysis. In addition, SPSS offers business intelligence family of products, including strategy product line, that supports information access, data warehousing, data management, on line analytical processing (OLAP), and other analytical applications for the IBM eServer iSeries computer market; and OLAP Hub for viewing data stored in the Microsoft analysis services within the SQL server database. The company also provides consulting and customization services to assist in new implementations or configure existing applications to vertical industry and customer requirements. SPSS sells its products through telesales organization and field sales force to financial services, telecommunications, market research, government, and education industries in the United States, Europe, India, and Pacific Rim. The company was founded by Norman H. Nie in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
DOCUMENT SCIENCES CORPORATION (DOCX)
Document Sciences Corporation engages in the development, marketing, and support of a family of dynamic content publishing software products used primarily for business-to-customer communications in the United States and Europe. Its products include xPression and Autograph, which are content publishing products that enable automated publishing solutions for various industries, including insurance, financial services, managed healthcare, and commercial outsourcing. The company also provides software engineering services that comprise project management, design and architecture, prototyping, coding, testing, and productizing. It sells its products primarily through direct sales force in North America, as well as through value added resellers in Australia, South America, and Asia. Document Sciences Corporation was founded in 1991 and is based in Carlsbad, California.
VERSANT CORPORATION (VSNT)
Versant Corporation engages in the design, development, marketing, and support of object database management, data access, and data integration software systems in the United States. Its data management product offerings include Versant Developer Suite (VDS), an object database management system used in real-time applications; FastObjects, an embedded application object data base; and Versant Open Access (VOA), a software product family that provides business application developers an object storage tool. The company also offers various services, including consulting, training, and technical support services to assist users in developing and deploying applications based on VDS, FastObjects, and VOA. Versant markets and sells its products through a direct sales force, value added resellers, distributors, and systems integrators. Its products and solutions are used primarily by enterprises, such as technology providers, telecommunications carriers, government defense agencies and defense contractors, healthcare companies, and companies in the financial services and transportation industries. Versant was incorporated in 1988 under the name Object Sciences Corporation and subsequently changed its name to Versant Corporation. The company is headquartered in Fremont, California.
BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES INC (EPAY)
Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc. provides software products and services for financial process solutions. Its products enable businesses and financial institutions to make and collect payments, send and receive invoices, and conduct electronic banking. The company offers payment systems capable of producing various domestic and international payment instructions along with consolidated bank reporting of cash activity, including automated clearing house, financial electronic data interchange, fed wire transfer, and BACS and BACSTEL-IP, as well as SWIFT messaging and paper checks in most currencies. It offers Web-based invoice processing systems for businesses; In View A/P, a payer side solution that electronically aggregates, formats, and transfers invoice data into customers' accounting systems; and Legal eXchange, a legal bill receipt service that automates the receipt, reconciliation, review, approval, and management of legal invoices. The company also provides Createform, an electronic document solution that manages, distributes, and archives business documents, such as invoices, checks, statements, purchase orders, and other transactional documents. Its electronic banking solutions allow financial service providers to deploy Internet-based services, as well as support various cash management functions, including balance and transaction reporting, lockbox reporting, controlled disbursements, positive pay, check imaging, stop payments, and electronic funds transfer instructions. In addition, the company provides professional services; consumable products for laser check printing, including magnetic ink character recognition toner and blank-paper check stock; and printers and printer-related equipment. Bottomline serves customers in various industries, such as financial services, insurance, health care, technology, communications, education, media, manufacturing, and government. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
COGNOS INCORPORATED (COGN)
Cognos Incorporated offers business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM) software solutions. The company's solutions consist of BI components, analytical applications, and performance management applications. Its BI solution comprises component-based software that facilitates BI activities, including reporting, query, analysis, visualization, and event management. The company's analytical applications solution is designed to extend customer's enterprise resource planning system and transforming operational data for reporting and analysis. Its performance management applications span company functions and processes, and define the parameters for performance in scorecards, plans, and budgets. The company also provides software services for administration; deployment; integration; and extraction, transformation, and loading to deliver integrated and expandable solutions; and support services that consist primarily of implementation resolution, product configurations, documentation, and support for product problem resolution, as well as offers various consulting services to assist customers with project management and planning, architecture design, training needs assessment, and deployment. In addition, Cognos provides classroom training and onsite at customer locations; e-learning courses; courses on individual product components; and courses on a solution approach. The company markets and supports its solutions directly and through resellers, primarily in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific Region. Cognos was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
LAWSON SOFTWARE INC (LWSN)
Lawson Software, Inc. provides business application software, services, and support for healthcare, retail, financial services, education, local/state governments, and professional service industries. The company offers business application software for financials, human resources, procurement, healthcare supply chain, distribution, retail operations, and service process optimization. It also provides enterprise performance management applications and software extension tools, such as user productivity tools, data integration tools, development tools, and system tools. In addition, the company offers consulting, training and implementation services, and ongoing client support and maintenance services. The company sells software and services solutions through direct sales force, strategic alliances with systems integrators, and resellers. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in St. Paul, Minnesota.
MOLDFLOW CORPORATION (MFLO)
Moldflow Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of computer software applications and hardware for the design, engineering, and manufacture of injection-molded plastic parts. Its design analysis solutions include Moldflow Plastics Advisers and Moldflow Plastics Insight products. Moldflow Plastics Advisers consists of two products, Part Adviser, a user friendly application that enables product designers without expertise in designing plastic parts to address key manufacturing concerns in the preliminary design stage; and Mold Adviser, which allow users to create and simulate plastic flow through single cavity, multicavity, and family molds. Moldflow Plastics Insight products are designed to address the material physics aspects of injection molding, such as plastics flow, cooling time, and warpage, as well as specialized injection molding processes, such as reactive molding, gas injection molding, and microchip encapsulation. The company's manufacturing solutions include production management systems, and process optimization and control products, which allow manufacturing professionals to monitor, control, and optimize their manufacturing processes and production equipment. In addition, the company offers customer support and training, consulting, and material testing services. The company sells its products primarily in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia through direct sales force, network of manufacturers' representatives, third party value added resellers, and software vendors. Moldflow was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.
PROGRESS SOFTWARE CORPORATION (PRGS)
Progress Software Corporation engages in the development, marketing, and distribution of software and services for the development, deployment, integration, and management of business applications deployed in a distributed, Web-based or client/server environment. Its products include development tools, databases, application servers, messaging servers, application management tools, data connectivity products, and integration products for distributed and Web-based applications, as well as for client/server applications. The company also provides consulting, education, and technical support services. It develops, markets, and distributes its products to finance, manufacturing, distribution, retail, government, healthcare, and telecommunications companies through direct sales force and independent distributors. The company was co founded by Joseph W. Alsop in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
PERVASIVE SOFTWARE INC (PVSW)
Pervasive Software, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of data infrastructure software worldwide. Its software products enable its customers to manage, integrate, analyze, and secure their data. The company offers a line of data infrastructure products, including Pervasive.SQL for client/server, Web, and mobile mission-critical applications deployed on various operating systems; DataExchange, which offers solutions to data movement and synchronization problems; Backup Agent for customers needing weekly or nightly copies and protection of their data; AuditMaster, which monitors and reports activities occurring in a Pervasive.SQL database; and Postgres, which validates and supports distribution of PostgreSQL. Its data and application integration product line includes Data Migration Toolkit that enables to migrate data between legacy and new applications or data stores; Data Integrator, which aggregates and integrates data for processing; Business Integrator for integrating multiple business applications within or across organizations; Data Profiler that reduces the risk and expenses associated with manually checking data; Integration Manager, which provides single-point administration, performance monitoring, and job scheduling of integration processes running on remote integration engines; Oracle Adaptors, which enable the access to heterogeneous data; and Message Store, a data collection framework allowing companies to receive, integrate, store, audit, and retrieve data sent in message formats. The company also offers and Data Migrator, Data Integrator, and Business Integrator Embedded solutions. It sells its products primarily to small to mid-size enterprises through a channel of independent software vendors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators. Pervasive Software was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
ORACLE CORPORATION (ORCL)
Oracle Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and servicing of computer software that enables organizations manage their businesses worldwide. It offers database and middleware software, and applications software. Database software and middle ware software is used for developing and deploying applications on the Internet and on corporate Intranets, and includes database management software, application server software, development tools, data hubs, and collaboration software. Applications software is used to automate business processes and to provide business intelligence for financials, projects, marketing, sales, order management, procurement, supply chain, manufacturing, service, and human resources. The company also offers software license updates and product support, and other services, including consulting, advanced product services, and education. The company's consulting services provide the design, implementation, deployment, upgrade, and migration services for its database technology and applications software. Its advanced product services consist of Oracle On Demand and advanced product support services. Its Oracle On Demand offers various services, including hosting, monitoring, administration, up gradation, and maintenance of database, middleware, and applications software. Its advanced product support services assist customers in configuration and performance analysis, personalized support, and annual on-site technical services. In addition, the company provides training to customers and partners. In the United States, the company markets its products and services primarily through its own direct sales and service organization, and internationally through the companies that are members of the Oracle Partner Network. The company was founded by Lawrence J. Ellison in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
AMERICAN SOFTWARE INC (AMSWA)
American Software, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and support of a portfolio of software and services that deliver enterprise management and collaborative supply chain solutions to the global marketplace. It operates through three segments: Collaborative Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Information Technology (IT) Consulting. The Collaborative Supply Chain Management segment provides collaborative supply chain solutions to streamline and optimize the market planning, management, production, and distribution of products for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, carriers, and other organizations and their respective trading partners. The ERP segment provides purchasing and materials management, customer order processing, financial, e-commerce, flow manufacturing, and traditional manufacturing solutions, as well as industry-specific business software to retailers and manufacturers in the apparel, sewn products, and furniture industries. The IT Consulting segment offers IT staffing and consulting services, as well as support for its software products, such as software enhancements, documentation, updates, customer education, consulting, systems integration services, and maintenance. The company offers its products to retail, apparel, consumer-packaged goods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, industrial products, and other manufacturing industries. American Software was founded in 1970 by James C. Edenfield and Thomas L. Newberry and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (ADBE)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers a line of software and services for public and private sectors worldwide. It operates through four segments: Creative Professional, Digital Imaging and Video, Intelligent Documents, and OEM PostScript and Other. The Creative Professional segment provides software tools for professional publishing, Web design, business document publishing, and printing information. Its tools are also used to create printed and online information, including newspapers, magazines, Web sites, catalogs, advertisements, brochures, product documentation, technical manuals, books, memos, reports, and banners. The Digital Imaging and Video segment offers solutions to create and enhance digital images and photographs, digital video, audio, and animations. The Intelligent Documents segment provides desktop and server-based software, which creates documents that can be viewed, interacted with, and integrated into existing business processes. The OEM PostScript and Other segment offers production printing technology for graphics professionals and professional publishers; and also licenses its technology to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that manufacture printers and other output devices. The company also provides professional services, technical support, and customer services. In addition, it owns limited partnership interests in venture capital limited partnerships that invest in early stage companies. The company's customers include graphic designers, Web designers, videographers, photographers, and professional publishers; enterprise users, such as knowledge workers, information technology managers, business managers, and executives; and digital imaging and digital video hobbyists. It offers its products through distributors and dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, and OEMs, as well as through its Web site. Adobe Systems Incorporated was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS INC (CVLT)
CommVault Systems, Inc. provides data management software applications and related services. It develops, markets, and sells a unified suite of data management software applications for the data protection, universal availability, and management of storage networks. CommVault's QiNetix platform integrates backup and recovery, snapshot management and recovery, active data migration and archiving, e-mail compliance, enterprise service level management and reporting, and storage resource management software solutions. The company sells software, and support and services to large global enterprises, small and medium sized businesses, and government agencies, both directly through its sales force and indirectly through its global network of value. It offers professional services, such as assessment and design services, implementation services, and systemcare review services, as well as training services. The company has strategic partnership with Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, Microsoft, Network Appliance, Novell, and Oracle. CommVault was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Oceanport, New Jersey, with additional offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Mexico and Latin America, Asia-Pacific and India, and Oceania.
SCIENTIFIC LEARNING CORPORATION (SCIL)
Scientific Learning Corporation provides neuroscience-based software products that develop underlying cognitive skills required for reading and learning. Its products include Fast ForWord Language software for developing oral language comprehension and listening skills; Fast ForWord Middle and High School software for adolescents and teenagers who lack reading proficiency; Fast ForWord Language to Reading software that helps students make the link between spoken language and written language; and Fast ForWord to Reading, a series of products that build reading skills, such as phonemic awareness, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. The company also sells Fast ForWord Language Basics product targeted to young children, four to seven years of age, and uses fun activities to develop visual attention, sound sequencing skills, and auditory discrimination skills; Reading Edge, a reading assessment instrument for students from kindergarten to second grade; and Fast ForWord Bookshelf, an early reading kit that includes five colorful storybooks and a multimedia CD-ROM. Its services include product training, technical installation, implementation management, consulting, and professional development services. The company also offers Fast ForWord Getting Started, a self-paced Web-based course that provides training on the science behind and the use of its products. It sells the products to K-12 school districts throughout the United States, using a direct sales force, as well as to clinical professionals, learning centers, hospitals, and clinics. The company also sells its products through school consortiums, regional service centers, and resellers. Scientific Learning was founded by Michael M. Merzenich, William M. Jenkins, Steven L. Miller, and Paula A. Tallal. The company was incorporated in 1995 under the name Scientific Learning Principles Corporation and changed its name to Scientific Learning Corporation in 1997. The company is headquartered in Oakland, California.
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT SYSTEME ANWENDUNGEN PRODUKTE (SAP)
SAP AG engages in the development, marketing, sale, and support of enterprise application software products for corporations, governmental agencies, and educational institutions worldwide. Its mySAP Business Suite enables companies to manage value chain across business networks. mySAP Business Suite solutions also manage company's information technology infrastructure and can be deployed on various computer hardware types and software operating systems. The company's mySAP Customer Relationship Management solution provides support for sales, marketing, channel management, interaction center, and service management. Its mySAP enterprise resource planning solution enables organizations to run their business functions, including analytics, human resources, financials, operations, corporate services, and planning. The company's mySAP Product Lifecycle Management offers product, project, and portfolio management; research and development; life-cycle data management; and corporate services. Its mySAP Supply Chain Management solution provides supply chain planning, execution, collaboration, and coordination enabling organizations and their partners to view inventory levels, orders, supplier and customer allocations, forecasts, production plans, and key performance indicators. In addition, SAP provides consulting, custom development, education, hosting, and support services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.
MAGIC SOFTWARE ENTERPRISES LTD (MGIC)
Magic Software Enterprises, Ltd. engages in the development, marketing, and support of software development, deployment, and integration technologies, as well as business solutions that enable enterprises to build and deploy applications that can be customized and integrated with existing systems. The company offers eDeveloper technology, which enables developers to create and modify applications by filling in forms and tables that define data structures, business rules, and program logic; and iBOLT technology that provides integration and connectivity capabilities, including database interoperability and the capacity to deploy on a range of systems on varied platforms. The company also develops, markets, and supports vertical application software for the long term care industry; CarPro for managing various functions, such as purchasing and selling vehicles, reservations management, leasing and rental arrangements, and fleet control and management; solutions in the areas of infrastructure design and delivery, application development, technology planning, and supplemental staffing; and Hermes, a solution for cargo handling and inventory control. Magic Software also provides a range of consulting and software development project management services. The company markets and supports its products through direct sales force, a network of distributors, and system integrators in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Israel, South Africa, India, Japan, and other countries. Magic Software has strategic alliances with SAP AG; IBM; IDS Scheer AG; Pervasive Software; iWay Software; Sabratech, Ltd.; W4; and Enformia Software, Ltd. The company was co-founded by David Assia in 1983 as Magic Software (1983), Ltd. It changed its name to Magic Software Enterprises, Ltd. in 1991. The company is headquartered in Or-Yehuda, Israel. Magic Software Enterprises, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.
QAD, Inc. provides enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications for manufacturing and distribution companies in the automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, industrial, and medical industries worldwide. Its ERP applications offer functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise, enabling manufacturers to collaborate with their customers, suppliers, and partners to make and deliver its products. The company provides enterprise application suite MFG/PRO and related QAD applications at two levels, the enterprise level and the extended enterprise level. Additionally, it offers an integration framework, known as QXtend, which enables interaction among QAD applications and other enterprise applications. The company also provides strategic consulting; business solution design and implementation; and technical, support, and learning services. QAD offers its services directly and indirectly through distributors and sales agents. The company has alliances with Progress Software Corporation, Cognos, Adexa, ILOG, Sterling Commerce, Vertex, and Oracle. QAD was founded by Pamela M. Lopker in 1979. The company is headquartered in Summerland, California.
Optibase, Ltd. provides equipment for a range of professional video applications in the broadband Internet protocol television (IPTV), broadcast, government, enterprise, and postproduction markets. It manufactures three product lines: Video Technologies, IPTV, and Digital NonLinear Editing. Video Technologies products include platforms that can be inserted into a host computer for encoding video into compressed digital formats and decoding compressed digital formats into playable video, and consist of encoders, decoders, and digital video broadcast interface platforms. In addition, the company offers content creation software applications, video streaming applications, and media gateways. IPTV products include carrier grade streaming media gateway products and suite of management solutions for controlling and monitoring the media gateway products. Digital NonLinear Editing products include professional video editing systems used to create video programming for broadcast, educational, and corporate uses. Optibase markets its products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific directly and through independent distributors, system integrators, and resellers. The company was founded in 1990 under the name of Optibase Advanced Systems (1990), Ltd and changed its name to Opitbase, Ltd. in 1993. Optibase is headquartered in Herzliya Pituach, Israel.
Computer Associates International, Inc. (CAI) engages in the design, development, marketing, licensing, and support of software products worldwide. The company's products include Unicenter, eTrust, BrightStor, AllFusion, Advantage, and CleverPath. Unicenter products, used for infrastructure management, identify and resolve problems within a customer's information technology (IT) infrastructure. These products also automate software installation, tracking computing assets, and managing customers' databases. These products serve operations, service, and resource management areas. eTrust products, used for security management, protect information assets and resources; provide appropriate system and information access to employees, customers, and partners; and manage security-related administration. BrightStor products, used for storage management, enable companies to centrally manage enterprise storage data. AllFusion products, for application life cycle management, automate the life cycles of systems and applications. These products integrate with existing environments and infrastructures, and provide management of the software development process for any platform. Advantage products, for data management and application development, enable customers store and manage large amounts of data; and automate and standardize processes for building and maintaining company information. CleverPath solutions, for portal and business intelligence, enable businesses to centralize information access; refine, analyze, and sort data; create and distribute informative reports; and develop executive dashboards. CAI also provides professional services, such as consulting and education. The company distributes its products through its sales force; and a network of independent, value-added resellers, original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and dealers. CAI was founded by Charles B. Wang and was incorporated in 1974. The company is headquartered in Islandia, New York.
BMC Software, Inc. and its subsidiaries develop software that provides systems and service management solutions for large enterprises. It offers its products in four categories: mainframe management, distributed systems management, service management, and identity management. The mainframe management product category includes products designed for managing database management systems on mainframe platforms. It includes MAINVIEW solutions, which manage, automate, and optimize the depth and breadth of z/ OS, DB2, CICS, IMS, Linux, middleware, the Web, and storage. The distributed systems management product category includes systems management and monitoring, distributed data management, scheduling, and output management solutions. The service management product category includes service delivery management, service impact management, information technology (IT) service management for the enterprise, IT service support for the small and mid-sized business, IT service management for outsourcers, and IT discovery and software configuration management solutions. The identity management product category includes products that facilitate user administration and provisioning, password administration, enterprise directory management, Web access control, and audit and compliance management. The company also provides maintenance, enhancement, and support for its products; and performs software implementation, integration, and education services. Its customers include manufacturers, telecommunications companies, financial service providers, educational institutions, retailers, distributors, hospitals, service providers, government agencies, and value-added resellers. The company markets its products directly through its sales force, as well as indirectly through channel partners, including resellers, distributors, and systems integrators. BMC Software has a strategic alliance with Sybase, Inc. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Retalix, Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of integrated enterprise-wide, open software solutions for the retail food and fuel industries. The company's portfolio of software solutions includes in-store solutions, enterprise solutions, warehouse management solutions, and application service provider (ASP) and supplier solutions. The in-store solutions support various types of customer service points, provide in-store operational and management tools for POS, front-office and back-office operations, and allow mobile applications that enable in-store personnel to carry out back-office tasks using mobile computing devices. The enterprise solutions centralize operation and management of enterprise-wide and back-office activities, such as product and price management, promotions, merchandising, and reporting and analysis. These enterprise solutions also provide customer management tools and loyalty card-based marketing techniques. The warehouse management solutions provide warehouse management, automated procurement, merchandising, order management, invoice reconciliation, and yard and dock management. The ASP and supplier solutions offer solutions that provide retailers and their suppliers with the ability to exchange data and collaborate electronically on supply chain and merchandising decisions. In addition, Retalix offers project management, implementation, application training, and technical services, as well as development services, ongoing support, and product maintenance services. The company offers its software solutions to supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, fuel stations, and independent grocers through direct sales, distributors, and dealers. As of April 1, 2005, it installed its products in approximately 33,000 stores in 50 countries worldwide. The company was formed in 1982. It was formerly known as Point of Sale, Ltd. and changed its name to Retalix, Ltd. in 2000. Retalix is headquartered in Raanana, Israel.
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (MSFT)
Microsoft Corporation provides software products for computing devices worldwide. Its Client segment engages in technical architecture, engineering, and product delivery of Windows product family comprising Windows Vista; Windows XP Professional and Home; Media Center Edition; Tablet PC Edition; and other Windows operating systems. The Server and Tools segment offers integrated server infrastructure and middleware software that support software applications and tools built on the Windows Server operating system. Its products include Windows Server operating system; Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft Enterprise Services; product support services; Visual Studio; System Center products; Forefront Security products; Biz Talk Server; MSDN; and TechNet. The Online Services Business segment offers personal communications services, such as email and instant messaging, and online information through MSN Search; MapPoint; MSN Internet Access; MSN Premium Web Services; Windows Live; and MSN Mobile Services. The Microsoft Business Division offers Microsoft office product set comprising enterprise content management, collaboration, unified communications, and business intelligence products; and Microsoft Dynamics products that offer business solutions for financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications. The Entertainment and Devices Division develops, produces, and markets the Xbox video game system, such as consoles and accessories, third-party games, games published under the Microsoft brand, and Xbox Live operations. It also offers Zune digital music and entertainment device; PC software games; online games; Mediaroom, an Internet protocol television software; and other devices. Further, Microsoft offers online advertising and publishing solutions. It has an alliance with Siemens VDO Automotive AG; and strategic relationship with LogicaCMG plc. Microsoft was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
ILOG S.A. engages in the development, marketing, sale, and support of software components for business rule management systems, resource optimization, and visual interfaces. Its products are C, C++, and Java software components, which are sold in binary form. The company's optimization products consist of ILOG CPLEX, ILOG Solver, ILOG OPL Studio, and ILOG ODF. ILOG CPLEX is used in supply chain planning, telecommunication network design, and transportation logistics. ILOG Solver solves various business problems, such as short term scheduling. ILOG OPL Studio combines its linear and constraint-based optimization methods into a single modeling language. This framework includes an online model library, database connectivity tools, debugging tools, and an automatic code generator within a graphical environment. ILOG ODF, an optimization developer framework, is an add-on to mySAP advanced planner and optimizer supply chain solution. ILOG's visualization software components, which include ILOG JViews, ILOG JTGO, and ILOG Gantt for .NET, provide data visualization and graphical environment for structured two-dimensional graphics. The company markets and distributes its products in France, the United States, China, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom, through its direct sales force, system integrators, value added resellers, independent software vendors, and original equipment manufacturers. Its customer base include banking and financial institutions, enterprise resource planning vendors, airlines, ports and airports, manufacturers, equipment makers, and network operators. ILOG was founded in 1987 by Pierre Haren, Marc Fourrier, and Jérôme Chaillouxand. The company is headquartered in Gentilly, France.
CallWave, Inc. provides application services on a subscription basis that add features and functionality to the telecommunications services used by mainstream consumers, and small and home offices. The company's software-based services are delivered through its Enhanced Services Platform, which allows subscribers to manage calls across their existing landline, mobile, and Internet networks. Its software platform intercepts inbound phone and fax calls to its subscribers and is able to redirect these calls to the devices selected by the subscribers using their existing telecommunications lines. CallWave's call-bridging services enable subscribers to receive calls on various communications devices that are available to them at the time without requiring them to purchase or install additional hardware. In addition, the company offers landline services that extend the functionality of subscribers' existing telecommunications services by adding enhancements, such as voicemail, which allows subscribers to screen a message being left on their landline number from their mobile phone or their Internet-connected personal computer. Its landline services also include virtual telephone and fax numbers that enable subscribers to receive the benefits of a personalized or dedicated phone or fax number routed to their existing telephone lines. The company sells its services directly to consumers through its Web site and indirectly through channel relationships. CallWave was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.
Red Hat, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides open source software solutions to enterprises primarily in the United States. Its products include Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Desktop technologies designed for enterprise computing; and JBoss Enterprise Middleware that provides an application infrastructure for building and deploying distributed applications that are accessible via the Internet, corporate intranets, extranets, and virtual private networks. The company also offers software applications for managing Web content, software development, clusters of Linux systems and storage, and authentication of users, as well as directory server services. In addition, it offers Red Hat systems management solutions that provide systems management and software delivery services for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware technologies. Further, the company offers various training courses, such as system administration, advanced enterprise development, and deployment and security. Red Hat sells its products to customers directly through its sales force and Web store; and indirectly through distributors and resellers, telecom/network technology companies, and independent software vendors in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It has strategic alliance with Intel Corporation and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. The company was founded in 1993. It was formerly known as ACC Corp., Inc. and subsequently changed its name to Red Hat Software, Inc. Further, the company changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in 1999. Red Hat is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE INC (SMSI)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the development and marketing of wireless communication software products and services. It manufactures, markets, and sells wireless connectivity products to the original equipment manufacturers market, primarily wireless service providers and mobile phone manufacturers, as well as to consumer. The company offers software products primarily for Windows XP, Windows 2000, WindowsME, Windows 98, Windows CE, pocket PC, Mac, Palm, and Unix and Linux operating systems. Its products include QuickLink Mobile, which turns data capable wireless phones into wireless modems; QuickLink Mobile Phonebook that enables users to be able to edit wireless phonebooks on a PC computer and copy, email, or PIM databases to the phone; and FAXstf X and FAXstf X Pro, which enables users to exchange faxes and data files with remote modems, fax/modems, and fax machines on the Mac OS X operating environment. The company's products also comprise HotFax MessageCenter and HotFax, an integrated voice, fax, and data communication software program that enables users to receive voice mail and exchange faxes and data files with remote modems, fax/modems, and fax machines; WebDNA that provides the tools necessary to develop a Web site or an e-business site supporting Windows, Mac, Unix, and Linux; and CheckIt Utilities, which provides end-users the hardware information they need to evaluate, fine-tune, and manage their systems. Smith Micro Software also sells eBusiness and utility software and professional consulting services related to eBusiness applications. The company was co-founded by William W. Smith. Smith Micro Software was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California.
RIGHTNOW TECHNOLOGIES INC (RNOW)
RightNow Technologies, Inc. (RTI) offers customer relationship management (CRM) software solutions, which address the customer service, sales, and marketing requirements of enterprises. The company's RightNow Service includes customer service solutions across multiple customer interaction channels, including Web, interactive voice, email, chat, and telephone. Its enterprise applications comprise Web self-service portal, closed-incident metrics, voice, chat and collaboration, Web site search, computer telephony integration toolbar, and intelligent agent desktop. RTI's RightNow Sales solution automates the sales process functions, as well as leverages the information from customer service interactions. Its modules include sales force automation desktop and Rightnow locator. The company's RightNow Marketing provides tools for marketers to create and execute multichannel, multistage campaigns, and target existing customers through its marketing and metrics tools. Its RightNow Analytics offers standard reports, the ability to modify the standard reports, create new reports, create exception-based notification alerts, and customize dashboard presentations. The company's hosting management system (HMS) enables businesses to monitor and manage their hosted CRM application. It manages the online delivery of software, including designing and testing the architecture, establishing and maintaining security policies, monitoring of the data center operations, and maintaining and upgrading the HMS. In addition, the company provides consulting, education, and development services. RTI offers its products and services to technology, financial and insurance, consumer products, telecommunications, travel, and hospitality industries, as well as government agencies and educational institutions in the United States, England, Germany, Japan, and Australia. RightNow Technologies was founded by Greg R. Gianforte in 1995 and is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana.
COMPUWARE CORPORATION (CPWR)
Compuware Corporation engages in the development, marketing, and support of an integrated set of systems software products. It offers software products that enhance various steps in the application life cycle, from application development and testing to performance management and information technology (IT) governance, for mainframe, distributed, and Web-based platforms. In addition, the company offers a range of IT services for distributed systems and mainframe environments, including technical staffing, application development, quality assurance, project management, and application maintenance, as well as professional services solutions that utilize its products. Compuware' products and professional services are used by the IT departments of various commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company markets its software products primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Asia-Pacific, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa through a direct sales force and independent distributors. It offers its professional services primarily through account managers located in offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Brazil. Compuware was founded in 1973 by Peter Karmanos, Jr., Thomas Thewes, and Allen Cutting. The company is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
Intuit, Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small business, consumer and professional tax, and accountants in the United States, Canada, and Internationally. It offers QuickBooks-Related products include QuickBooks accounting and business management software for small businesses, as well as the products and services that can be added on to QuickBooks. These include financial supplies, QuickBooks Payroll, merchant services, and technical support. The company's Intuit-Branded Small Business products include outsourced payroll and solutions designed to meet the needs of businesses in the property management, wholesale durable goods distribution, and construction industries. The Tax portfolio consists of two segments, Consumer Tax and Professional Tax. Consumer Tax includes TurboTax consumer tax products and services. Professional Tax includes Lacerte and ProSeries professional tax products and services. Its other portfolio includes Quicken personal finance products and services. Intuit markets its products and services directly to its customers through its Web sites, call centers, and direct sales force, as well as through office supply superstores, warehouse clubs, consumer electronics retailers, food and drug retailers, catalogers, and general mass merchandisers. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Sybase, Inc. provides enterprise and mobile software solutions for information management, development, and integration. Its solutions integrate platforms, databases, and applications; and extend those applications to mobile workers through mobile and Wi-Fi technologies. The company operates in three segments: Infrastructure Platform Group, iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., and Financial Fusion, Inc. Infrastructure Platform Group focuses on information management with its database servers for mission-critical transactions, data warehousing, and business analytics. Its products provide information delivery solutions, which include replication, data movement, and data and message integration. iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, provides mobile and embedded databases, mobile management and security, and mobile middleware. Financial Fusion, Inc. provides banking, payment, cash management, and trade messaging solutions to approximately 200 financial institutions. Its solutions enable banks to provide account access and payment initiation on behalf of their consumer, small business, and corporate clients. The company serves commerce, communications, finance, government, defense, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare sectors in North America and worldwide. Its products and services are licensed through its direct sales organization; and indirect sales channels, including value added resellers, systems integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and international distributors and resellers. The company was founded by Mark Hoffman and Bob Epstein in 1984 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.
EPICOR SOFTWARE CORPORATION (EPIC)
Epicor Software Corporation engages in the design, development, marketing, and support of enterprise software solutions for use by midsized companies, as well as the divisions and subsidiaries of corporations worldwide. Its solutions are designed to enable companies to focus on their customers, suppliers, partners, and employees, through enterprise-wide management of resources and information. The company offers solutions in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, services, hospitality and entertainment, supply chain management, supplier relationship management, and customer relationship management. In addition, Epicor provides consulting services to customers in the implementation and integration of its software products, as well as education, training, and other consulting and programming services. The company sells its products to manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, and service organizations; computer/Internet software, healthcare, and government entities; educational institutions; and other users through a direct sales force, as well as through an indirect channel, including a network of value added resellers, distributors, and authorized consultants. As of April 4, 2005, Epicor served 20,000 customers in approximately 140 countries. The company was founded in 1984. It was formerly known as Platinum Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Platinum Software Corporation in 1992. Further, Epicor changed its name to Epicor Software Corporation in 1999. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Captaris, Inc. provides business information delivery solutions to capture, process, deliver, manage, and archive data and documents worldwide. The company's products and services include fax server, document delivery, and information exchange products for the fax processing, e-document delivery, and business process automation markets, as well as Internet and corporate intranet information access markets; business process workflow products for automating functional and vertical-specific business processes; archiving and records management products for storing and retrieving fixed content, including information of all types; information automation and exchange solutions framework that combines content integration with information output delivery, enabling organizations to generate and deliver critical documents regardless of source data, format, or delivery method. Its solutions team provides implementation services; consulting and analysis service; enterprise management that helps in the installation and maintenance of its products; training services, which offer on-site or remote training sessions with channel partners and customers, as well as create and update online library of training materials; custom development; and developer program, which enables developers to extend and integrate its products by providing application programming support for the application program interfaces. In addition, it provides strategic and architectural technology consulting, custom development, integration of third party technologies, and other services. The company sells its products through an indirect channel of resellers and distributors, strategic partnerships, original equipment manufacturers, and private label agreements, as well as through its global/national account managers. Captaris was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
Bitstream, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of software products and technologies that enable customers worldwide to render text, browse the Web on wireless devices, select fonts online, and customize documents over the Internet. The company categorizes its products and technologies into three product lines: Fonts and Font Technology, Browsing Technology, and Publishing Technology. The Font Technology line includes font rendering and display software. Its software products are used in mobile and smart phones, handheld and wireless devices, gaming software, graphics applications, Internet and corporate Intranet software, interactive TV and set-top boxes, high-definition digital theater and television, and embedded systems. The company also sells fonts and font-related products developed and designed by third party foundries and designers. The Browsing Technology line includes ThunderHawk, a wireless Web browsing technology for small wireless devices, including Pocket PCs and cell, and smart phones. ThuderHawk has three editions: ThunderHawk Enterprise Server, ThunderHawk SmartPhone, and ThunderHawk PocketPC. The Publishing Technology line offers Web publishing products. The company sells its products directly and through resellers to original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, corporations, wireless carriers and operators, device manufacturers, and consumers. It also operates MyFonts.com, a Web site that provides a collection of fonts. It also provides other services, such as custom design and development, and training. The company's customers are located principally in the United States, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The company's strategic partners include Electronics for Imaging, Xerox, and Creo. Bitstream was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Voxware, Inc. provides software for voice recognition solutions that direct the work of the distribution center workforce primarily in North America and Europe. Its Voxware 3.0 product line targets the mobile, front line workforce in distribution centers, providing an interactive means of utilizing the powers of hearing and speech to optimize various logistics tasks. The company's solutions include a Voxware application software component installed on a server that communicates with central warehouse management system and special purpose wearable computers that are worn by individual warehouse workers. Voxware, Inc. also offers professional services that include system implementation and training, as well as assistance in tailoring its solutions providing consulting, development, or deployment services on specific projects. It markets its products primarily to customers in various industry sectors, including food service, grocery, retail, consumer packaged goods, automotive parts, third-party logistics providers, and wholesale distribution. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
GUIDANCE SOFTWARE INC (GUID)
Guidance Software, Inc. engages in the development and provision of software solutions for digital investigations. It offers EnCase Enterprise, which enables corporations and government agencies to search, collect, preserve, and analyze data across the servers, desktops, and laptops from a single location. The company also sells EnCase Forensic software, which is used primarily by law enforcement and government agencies for searching, collecting, preserving, analyzing, and authenticating electronic computer forensic data for use in criminal and civil court proceedings. In addition, it offers an array of professional and training services, including technical support and maintenance services to help its customers implement its solutions, conduct investigations, and train their IT professionals to use its software products. The company serves government agencies and corporations in various industries, such as financial and insurance services, technology, defense contracting, telecom, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and retail in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific Rim. It sells its products directly to customers through its direct sales representatives and internal sales staff; and indirectly through third-party value-added resellers. Guidance Software was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California, with additional offices in San Francisco, California; Houston, Texas; New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; and London, England.
NetManage, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of software and service solutions for accessing, Web enabling, and integrating enterprise information systems worldwide. It provides personal computer, browser-based, and server-based software and tools, which enable users to access their host applications through green-screen terminal emulation on personal computers or within Web browsers; publish information from existing applications in a Web presentation; create new Web-based applications that utilize their existing business processes and applications; and encapsulate existing business processes into reusable components. The company's products include RUMBA, OnWeb Web-to-Host, OnWeb Server, and ViewNow X Server and ViewNow InterDrive NFS. RUMBA connectivity software connects personal computers to IBM mainframe and iSeries systems, and UNIX host systems. OnWeb Web-to-Host is a browser-based product for deployment of host access solutions to any browser supporting ActiveX or Java. OnWeb Server, a server-based solution, enables customers to use their existing enterprise applications, information, and business processes for new presentation methods and integration projects. OnWeb Server is designed to enable application publishing on the Web by mapping one or more human-based transactions or processes to a Web-based presentation. ViewNow X Server and ViewNow InterDrive NFS are connectivity software, which allows PCs to share files with UNIX host systems using network file system, and to access and run X Windows applications on UNIX hosts. The company also offers a range of application and technology adapters for both Java J2EE application servers and Microsoft BizTalk servers. NetManage also provides support, maintenance, and technical consultation services. It sells its products through direct sales personnel and resellers. NetManage was founded in 1990 by Zvi Alon and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.
Sonic Foundry, Inc. engages in the development and provision of automated rich media applications and scalable solutions that enable media owners to deploy, manage, index, and distribute video content on Internet-based networks primarily in the United States. Its solutions are based on technologies that enhance media communications through the use of its rich media' that combines graphics, text, video, audio, and metadata in a single data file. The company's principal product includes the family of Mediasite' presentation recording systems for live or on-demand viewing over the Internet; intranet; or recording to physical media, such as compact disks, digital versatile discs, or flash. Its related products and services include server software applications and customer support, installation, training, and content hosting services. The company's Mediasite solution family includes Mediasite rich media recorders, Mediasite rich media servers, Mediasite rich media enabling services, and SmartServe services. The Mediasite solution addresses a range of communications, including executive briefings, product marketing, sales presentations, public safety/emergency management, community outreach, online lectures, and distance learning. The company sells its products through its sales force, resellers, system integrators, consultants, and distributors. Sonic Foundry was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (BORL)
Borland Software Corporation provides cross-platform software technology solutions to build, deploy, and manage enterprise applications worldwide. The company offers integrated development solutions designed to address various dimensions of an application's lifecycle, including definition, design, development, testing, and deployment. Borland addresses the software lifecycle through its Java development environment, JBuilder and various rapid application development tools, including Delphi, C++Builder, and Kylix. Its deployment products include Borland AppServer, a CORBA and J2EE platform-compliant application server, and VisiBroker, a CORBA object request broker. The company also offers Borland AppCenter for application management; Borland StarTeam, which provides an automated software configuration management system for supporting the management of assets and application life cycle tasks from within a single repository; CaliberRM, which enables collaboration between distributed teams; and Borland Together technologies, which provide design and analysis capabilities to the development team. In addition, Borland provides consulting, training, support, and certification services. The company sells its products through direct sales organization and indirectly through a network of independent distributors, dealers, value-added resellers, specialty catalogue vendors, and independent software vendors. Borland was founded in 1983 under the name Borland International, Inc. and changed its name to Borland International Delaware, Inc. in July 1989. Thereafter, the company changed its name to Borland International, Inc. in October 1989, to Inprise Corporation in 1998, and to Borland Software Corporation in 2001. Borland Software Corporation is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California.
SYSTEMS XCELLENCE INC (SXCI)
SXC Health Solutions Corp. provides healthcare information technology solutions and pharmacy benefit management services in North America. It offers pharmacy benefit management services and software products for managing prescription drug programs, and for drug prescribing and dispensing to pharmacy benefit management organizations, managed care organizations, e-health companies, government agencies, employers, independent and mail-order pharmacies, and retail pharmacy chains. The company provides informedRx, a suite of pharmacy benefit management services; RxCLAIM, an online transaction processing system to provide online adjudication of third-party prescription drug claims at the point of service, such as claims management and review, as well as payment and billing support; RxTRACK, a data warehouse and analysis system to facilitate online analytical processing; RxMAX, a rebate management system to assist health plans in managing relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers through contract management, record keeping, calculating market share, and creating billing details and summaries; RxSERVER for the collection, control, and sharing of prescription information between pharmacies; and RxPORTAL, an Internet solution for pharmacy benefit management. It also offers HBS Retail Pharmacy Management System for retail pharmacy environments; and RxEXPRESS, a pharmacy practice management application that provides information processing and workflow solutions, as well as offers pharmacy services, such as patient refill orders, patient compliance and patient profile applications, electronic prescribing and refill authorizations, pharmacy Web site hosting and interfaces and complete mail service, out-patient pharmacy management inventory control, and pricing management. The company was founded in 1993. It was formerly known as Systems Xcellence, Inc. and changed its name to SXC Health Solutions Corp. in June 2007. SXC Health Solutions is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois.
ASTEA INTERNATIONAL INC (ATEA)
Astea International, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of service management software solutions, which are licensed to companies that sell and service equipment, and/or sell and deliver professional services worldwide. The company's primary product offering, the Alliance suite, integrates and automates sales and service business processes. Alliance supports the service lifecycle, from lead generation and project quotation to service, and billing to asset retirement. It integrates business processes for contact center, field service, depot repair, logistics, professional services, and sales and marketing. Astea extends its applications with portal, analytics, and mobile solutions. Alliance Customer Portal enables to perform transactions that customers can perform over the Internet. The Alliance Customer Portal is an entry point that supports e-business transactions for customer self-service and sales. Alliance Analytics provides users with preconfigured business intelligence applications focused on customer and field service, customer satisfaction, and product performance. The company also provides consulting, training, and support services to implement its products. Its consulting services include feasibility studies, process productivity assessments, gap analyses, migration services, project management, seminars, and custom development. Astea also offers business consulting and information technology system integration services. The company's solutions are used in various industries, such as information technology, medical devices and diagnostic systems, industrial controls and instrumentation, retail systems, office automation, imaging systems, facilities management, telecommunications, and other industries with equipment sales and service requirements. The company was founded in 1979 as Applied System Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to Astea International, Inc. in 1992. Astea is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.