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Molecular Dynamics to Offer Spotfire Software; Spotfire Adds Executives

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The research software company Spotfire announced a deal that will allow Molecular Dynamics to offer Spotfire Pro visual discovery software along with its precommercial Microarray Technology Access Programs and its commercial microarray systems. The product pairing will provide researchers and scientists with a complete system for filtering and analyzing data generated by genetic research, as well as integrating the data from drug discovery databases, according to Spotfire.

Separately, Spotfire announced three new appointments: Michael Akillian, formerly of the communications firm Sametz Blackstone, will become vice-president, corporate marketing; Dan Hebert, formerly director of enterprise systems at Parametric Technology, will direct business development; and Ed Tobin, formerly of IBM, was appointed director of professional services.

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