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Emerging Technologies such asBig Data and Cloud Bring New Opportunities for Innovations- Research Report on IBM, sTec, Keynote,

 Emerging Technologies such asBig Data and Cloud Bring New Opportunities for
 Innovations- Research Report on IBM, sTec, Keynote, MicroStrategy, and Cray

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NEW YORK, June 27, 2013

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), sTec Inc. (NASDAQ: STEC),
Keynote Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: KEYN ), MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:
MSTR) and Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

International Business Machines Corp. Research Report

On June 24, 2013, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) announced a new
services center in Lille, France that will create up to 700 French-language IT
roles in the coming three to five years. The new establishment will allow the
Company to offer a range of technology services to clients across France. IBM
Services Center Lille, a wholly owned subsidiary of IBM, will operate the new
services center, providing local clients with application development,
application maintenance, and systems integration services that address the
increasing demand for flexible software capability to reap the benefits of
emerging Big Data, cloud, and mobile business technologies. Further, IBM
stated that the center will offer its French clients locally based skills and
technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology, and
provide direct proximity while working in tandem with IBM's globally
integrated capability network. The center will also work with local
universities to support development of the computer science curriculum and
help the next generation of IT talent secure world class training. The Full
Research Report on International Business Machines Corp. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/114b_IBM]

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sTec Inc. Research Report

On June 24, 2013, sTec, Inc. (sTec) and Western Digital Corporation (Western
Digital) announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under
which sTec will be acquired by HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western
Digital, for c.$340 million in cash (equal to $6.85 per share). This
represents an enterprise value of approximately $207 million, net of sTec's
cash as of March 31, 2013. According to the sTec, the Company's engineering
talent and intellectual property will complement HGST's technical expertise
and capabilities. HGST will continue to support existing sTec products and
collaborate with its customers to understand their future requirements. The
Board of Directors of sTec unanimously approved the merger agreement and will
recommend sTec shareholders to approve the transaction at the upcoming
shareholder meeting. The directors and executive officers of sTec have entered
into separate voting agreements under which they have agreed, subject to
certain exceptions, to vote their respective shares in favor of the proposed
transaction. sTec expects the transaction to close in Q3 2013 or Q4 2013. The
Full Research Report on sTec Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/33e1_STEC]

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Keynote Systems, Inc. Research Report

On June 24, 2013, Keynote Systems, Inc. (Keynote) announced that it has
entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of a
leading private equity investment firm, Thoma Bravo, LLC in an all-cash
transaction valued at approximately $395 million. Under the terms of the
agreement, pending shareholder approval, Keynote stockholders will receive $20
in cash for per share of the Company's common stock, representing c.48%
premium over the Company's closing price on June 21, 2013. Keynote expects the
transaction to close before September 30, 2013. The Full Research Report on
Keynote Systems, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/8ebf_KEYN]

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MicroStrategy Incorporated Research Report

On June 19, 2013, MicroStrategy Incorporated (MicroStrategy) announced that it
has teamed up with Hortonworks, a leading open source contributor and provider
of Apache Hadoop, to advance big data analytics. MicroStrategy said that it
has certified the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.3 with MicroStrategy 9.3.1
in order to provide a solution that enables business users to quickly and
easily leverage Hadoop data sources and perform advanced analytics that
improve decision-making. Shaun Connolly, Hortonworks' Vice President,
Corporate Strategy, said, "Hortonworks is pleased to be partnering with BI
industry pioneer MicroStrategy to help companies with their big data
initiatives." According to the Company, Hortonworks also joined the
MicroStrategy Technology Partner Program in order to have access to
MicroStrategy technology, technical resources, marketing, and sales support to
further accelerate Hadoop as the next-generation data platform. The Full
Research Report on MicroStrategy Incorporated - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/76ee_MSTR]

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Cray Inc. Research Report

On June 18, 2013, Cray Inc. (Cray) announced the launch of Cray Cluster
Connect, a complete Lustre storage solution for x86 Linux clusters. According
to the Company, Cray Cluster Connect allows customers to use their Linux
compute environment of choice, while also leveraging Cray's scalable storage
expertise in Big Data and supercomputing. It provides customers with a
complete end-to-end Lustre solution consisting of hardware, networking,
software, architecture, and support. Cray also informed that its customers can
select from a wide range of storage options, including block storage
components from DataDirect Networks and NetApp, as well as the Cray Sonexion
storage system. It also includes the Lustre Client by Cray for x86 Linux, a
choice of Cray supplied Lustre storage systems (both appliance and
component-based offerings), and also data management and storage connectivity
tools for data movement, archiving, and management. The Full Research Report
on Cray Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/839c_CRAY]

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