Schwartz Communications Wins Eight New Clients

Aug 22, 2005, 01:00 ET from Schwartz Communications, Inc.

    WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Schwartz Communications, Inc., one
 of the nation's leading public relations agencies focused on high-tech,
 medical technology and biotechnology companies, today announced that it has
 won eight new clients. They include leading application development, business
 software, life sciences and healthcare IT companies. The companies selected
 Schwartz Communications for media relations, analyst relations, government
 relations, branding and speaking programs.
     Five of the new accounts -- iRadeon Corporation, Jaluna, Lockdown
 Networks, Pavilion Technologies, Inc., and Redwood Sleep Center -- will be run
 out of Schwartz Communications' San Francisco office. Layton Technology,
 Nanosphere, and Spryance, Inc. will be run from Schwartz's Waltham, Mass.,
     The new clients are:
     * iRadeon (Roseville, Calif.) -- pioneering the delivery of on-demand Open
       Source business applications. The company was founded in 1999 to help
       small and medium sized businesses improve their competitive
       capabilities through the use of web-based technologies;
     * Jaluna (Santa Clara, Calif.) -- the leading provider of virtual
       infrastructure software for embedded systems;
     * Layton Technology (Tampa, Fla.) -- a global developer of IT auditing and
       helpdesk software solutions;
     * Lockdown Networks (Seattle) -- the leading provider of next-generation
       Network Access Control solutions that ensure all devices on the network
       are in continuous compliance with security policies, and quarantines
       those that aren't;
     * Nanosphere, Inc. (Northbrook, Ill.) -- a nanotechnology-based molecular
       diagnostics company;
     * Pavilion Technologies, Inc. (Austin, Texas) -- the leading developer of
       advanced process control and environmental compliance software
       solutions for manufacturing companies;
     * Redwood Sleep Center (Novato, Calif.) -- a provider of patient-focused
       consultation, evaluation and treatment for a wide range of sleep
       disorders; and
     * Spryance, Inc. (Waltham, Mass.) -- an innovative provider of high-speed,
       high-quality and secure medical transcription services and technologies
       within the healthcare information management market.
     About Schwartz Communications
     Founded by the husband-wife team of Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz in 1990,
 Schwartz Communications, Inc., is the premier public relations agency for
 technology and healthcare. With more than 160 employees, and offices in
 Waltham, Mass., and San Francisco, Calif., Schwartz currently represents such
 innovative companies as CheckFree; CipherTrust; Cyberonics, Inc.; CYTYC
 Corporation; Emulex; Genzyme Biosurgery; Haemonetics Corporation; MapInfo; and
 Progress Software.
     For information, contact:
      Mark W. McClennan, APR
      Schwartz Communications, Inc.

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