CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1999 |
Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks said it will increase its focus on the Latin American market by opening a sales and marketing office in St. Petersburg, Fla. "Xircom's investment in Latin America enables us to strengthen our regional presence as the notebook communications experts for the rapidly growing corporate, government and education segments of the market," said Marc Devis, senior vice president of worldwide sales.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1999
Xircom announced that its director of worldwide product marketing, Bita Katz, has been elected to serve on the Personal Computer Memory Card International Assn.'s 1998-99 board of directors. The association, founded in 1989, is an international standards body and trade association for mobile computing peripherals. With more than 300 member companies, the association drives standards development for mobile computing peripherals while promoting the worldwide adoption of PC card technology.
July 28, 1998 |
Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks reported record sales of $71.3 million for the third quarter ended June 30, a 42% increase over $50.2 million for the same period last year and an 11% increase compared to the $64.1 million for the prior quarter. Income from continuing operations was $4.7 million or 20 cents per share, compared to $400,000 or 2 cents per share for the same period last year. For the previous quarter, the figures were $3.3 million or 14 cents per share.
June 16, 1998 |
Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to offer Xircom Inc.'s CreditCard Modem 56 PC Card as an accessory to its line of OmniBook notebook PCs. "Xircom's 56K PC Card modem provides our OmniBook notebook PC customers with a reliable, high-speed communications solution," said Tom Capp, accessories manager for HP's mobile computing division. Available in June, the CreditCard Modem 56 will be sold through Hewlett-Packard reseller channels in North America.
May 5, 1998 |
The RealPort Integrated PC Card by Xircom in Thousand Oaks has won the Editors' Choice award at the CM Corporate magazine gala in the Netherlands. The RealPort is a PC card featuring built-in connectors that eliminate the worries of broken, lost or forgotten cables and broken pop-out jacks--the No. 1 problem facing PC card users today. "Sometimes the genius is in a small addition, a seemingly small improvement," the CM Corporate editors report says.
April 28, 1998 |
Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks has reported record net sales for the second quarter ended March 31 of $64.1 million, a 12% increase over $57.1 million for the same period last year, and a 22% increase compared to $52.5 million for the prior quarter. Income from continuing operations was $3.3 million or 14 cents per share, compared to $4.9 million or 22 cents per share for the same period last year, and $2.4 million or 11 cents per share for the prior quarter.
April 7, 1998 |
Despite the advanced level of computer technology and high-speed telecommunications, it is often the simple things that can trip up computer users, particularly those on the run with portable notebooks and PC cards. That's something to which Renee Bader, vice president of worldwide marketing for Thousand Oaks-based Xircom, can attest. Xircom manufactures communications products for mobile and portable computer users. "Among our larger customers, the No.
March 17, 1998 |
A PC Card made by Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks has won the 1998 Mobility Award, given to innovative and successful mobile computer products. Mobile Insights and Mobile Computing & Communications Magazine named Xircom's CreditCard Ethernet 10/100+Modem 56 this year's Mobility Award recipient in the Remote Access Hardware category.
December 16, 1997 |
Xircom Inc. in Thousand Oaks announced that one of its products captured the Xynetix Design Challenge "Best in Show" award for printed circuit-board design. Rebecca Franco, Xircom's senior circuit-board designer, accepted the award as creator of the company's CreditCard Ethernet 10/100+Modem 56 combination PC card. Winners were announced recently at the 1997 Xynetix Users Group event in Rochester, N.Y.
October 28, 1997
Thousand Oaks-based Xircom Inc. reported a net loss of $12.8 million for its fourth quarter, compared with a net income of $2.8 million a year earlier. The manufacturer of communication equipment posted sales for the three months that ended Sept. 30 of $20.9 million, down 57% from $49.1 million a year earlier. For the year, Xircom posted a net loss of $9.9 million, compared with a net income of $6 million in 1996. Revenue for the year was $184.6 million, up 11% from $166.8 million a year ago.