Friday, October 29, 2004
Sendia Inks Deal with PeopleSoft
Santa Monica-based Sendia said that it has inked a deal with PeopleSoft to include the company's wireless enterprise solutions as part of PeopleSoft's new SFA products. Sendia's wireless technology platform will be used to extend PeopleSoft Enterprise Sales on Research in Motion (RIM) handhelds. Sendia's solution leverages the Blackberry wireless platform to allow the exchange of information with third party enterprise applications. Sendia is backed by Globespan Capital Partners and Mobius Ventu (More info...)

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Procom Reports OEM Deal
Irvine-based Procom, a developer of network attached storage (NAS), said yesterday that it has signed an un-named OEM for its NAS operating system. The company said that the un-named OEM will incorporate its NAS products and technology into its product line. Terms of the deal and details on the OEM were sketchy.

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Quest Signs Swedes
Irvine-based Quest Software announced today that two Swedish Companies have tapped its Active Directory management suite. Foreningssparbanken, Sweden's second largest bank, and Axfood, a food distributor in Sweden, both have tapped Quest for Active Directory software. Quest's software is used to manage Microsoft Active Directory services, which are used for login, user authentication, and other enterprise IT services.

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Metallic Power Shuts Doors
The San Diego Union Tribune is reporting that Carlsbad-based Metallic Power has shut its doors. Metallic Power was developing zinc fuel cell technology, and had raised over $40M in venture funding from Perseus, Cinergy Ventures, CDP Capital, and others. The company had produced a prototype of its technology, but had been unable to manufacture it economically.

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