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Spotfire Fourth Quarter Sales Exceed $1 Million


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Spotfire, a bioinformatics software provider, reported that its fourth quarter earnings in 1998 exceeded $1 million and that the company gained 11 new customers during the quarter, including Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Rohm and Haas.

Spotfire said sales of its suite of research and development discovery software have jumped dramatically during the past six months, and that its 134 customers include 19 of the top 22 pharmaceutical companies. The company reported that sales were spurred by the addition to its product line of Spotfire Discovery Server, which includes flagship product Spotfire Pro as well as Structure Visualizer and Decision Explorer.

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