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August 7, 1997 | (P.J. Huffstutter)
Vision Solutions Inc., a rapidly growing software company, expanded its presence in the data market Wednesday when it acquired a Minnesota technology firm, ExecuSoft Systems. Both companies are privately held, and officials declined to discuss specifics of the deal. Vision makes software used by corporations to back up and protect important data. ExecuSoft, located near Minneapolis, creates a companion software element that allows people to manipulate large chunks of information.
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April 6, 2000 | Daryl Strickland
Idion Technology Holdings in South Africa has acquired Irvine-based Vision Solutions Inc. for $62.5 million in cash, the companies said. Privately held Vision, which specializes in providing backup computer management systems for mid-level IBM systems, will continue to be based in Irvine, employing 150 to 200 workers. No layoffs are expected, said Judi Uttal, a Vision vice president. The companies began merger discussions after working together on a joint computer project for three years.
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BUSINESS
March 15, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vision Solutions Inc., a rapidly growing software company, is looking to sell stock to the public for the first time and possibly raise as much as $23 million, according to documents filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Irvine-based Vision, whose software is used by corporations to back up and protect important data, plans to sell a 26% stake in the company, or 2.3 million shares of common stock, for about $11 per share. The company has not set a date for the stock sale.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sky looks clear. The sun shines brightly, the light twinkling across the top of the gentle waves lapping at the shoreline. But at computer data recovery centers in California, all anyone can think about is El Nino. "It sounds so ghoulish, but disasters always mean good business for us," said Phil Langford, vice president of worldwide marketing for Vision Solutions Inc. in Irvine. "It's the kind of thing that few people think about protecting their computer data until it's too late."
BUSINESS
April 6, 2000 | Daryl Strickland
Idion Technology Holdings in South Africa has acquired Irvine-based Vision Solutions Inc. for $62.5 million in cash, the companies said. Privately held Vision, which specializes in providing backup computer management systems for mid-level IBM systems, will continue to be based in Irvine, employing 150 to 200 workers. No layoffs are expected, said Judi Uttal, a Vision vice president. The companies began merger discussions after working together on a joint computer project for three years.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sky looks clear. The sun shines brightly, the light twinkling across the top of the gentle waves lapping at the shoreline. But at computer data recovery centers in California, all anyone can think about is El Nino. "It sounds so ghoulish, but disasters always mean good business for us," said Phil Langford, vice president of worldwide marketing for Vision Solutions Inc. in Irvine. "It's the kind of thing that few people think about protecting their computer data until it's too late."
BUSINESS
September 13, 1998 | (P.J. Huffstutter)
Accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP honored 50 of the region's fastest-growing high-tech firms on Thursday, with Orange County businesses grabbing four of the top five awards. Dubbed the 1998 Orange Coast Technology Fast 50, the annual awards program ranks the revenue growth of tech firms in Orange and San Diego counties. To qualify, companies must have been in business for a minimum of five years and had a net income of at least $50,000 in 1993. CardioVascular Dynamics Inc.
BUSINESS
September 22, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County's ties to the technology community are well-documented, but analysts note that the region's hottest field right now is business software applications. Last week, accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP honored 50 of Southern California's fastest-growing tech firms. Dubbed the 1997 Southern California Technology Fast 50, the annual awards program ranks the revenue growth of tech firms in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
BUSINESS
March 5, 2000
Peter S. Bowen has joined Sistonia Corp. as chief operating officer. He will oversee operations from the office in Orange. He was formerly president of the Sangreal Group and worked with Sistonia as a consultant during the past year. In addition, Matthew Cunningham was appointed director of public relations. He had been with Pacific Strategies, an Orange County public relations and political affairs consulting firm.
BUSINESS
April 20, 1997
* Charles A. Orchard has been named director of retail management for the Newport Dunes Resort in Newport Beach. He was previously regional sales engineer for Modern Equipment, and, before that, production manager for Organic Milling and plant manager for National Pax. Janice Lieberman has been appointed director of human resources. She was formerly human resources supervisor for Sigma Circuits Inc. Also, Russel Glass has joined the resort as food and beverage director.
BUSINESS
August 7, 1997 | (P.J. Huffstutter)
Vision Solutions Inc., a rapidly growing software company, expanded its presence in the data market Wednesday when it acquired a Minnesota technology firm, ExecuSoft Systems. Both companies are privately held, and officials declined to discuss specifics of the deal. Vision makes software used by corporations to back up and protect important data. ExecuSoft, located near Minneapolis, creates a companion software element that allows people to manipulate large chunks of information.
BUSINESS
March 15, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vision Solutions Inc., a rapidly growing software company, is looking to sell stock to the public for the first time and possibly raise as much as $23 million, according to documents filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Irvine-based Vision, whose software is used by corporations to back up and protect important data, plans to sell a 26% stake in the company, or 2.3 million shares of common stock, for about $11 per share. The company has not set a date for the stock sale.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1998
* Porto Palos Verdes, a Van Nuys-based limited partnership, has acquired the El Monte Center, a 417,000-square-foot retail center at 3530-3610 N. Peck Road in El Monte, for $30.3 million from H-K Peck Partners of Los Angeles. According to Steve Bristol and Dean Zander of the Encino office of Sperry Van Ness, who represented the buyer, the center was built in 1985, then renovated and expanded in 1996. Major tenants include HomeBase, Kmart and Longo Toyota.
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