SOURCE: Persistent Systems

Persistent Systems

August 05, 2009 10:30 ET

Persistent Systems Announces Industry's First Independent Device Driver Portal

DriverCentral.net Dedicated to Device Drivers for Analytical Instruments

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2009) - Persistent Systems today announced the launch of DriverCentral.net, a one-stop portal for analytical instrument driver purchase and self-support. Recognizing the growing need and complexity of multi-vendor connectivity between Chromatographic Data Systems (CDS) and analytical instruments, Persistent's DriverCentral portal allows both end users and instrument vendors to efficiently connect analytical instruments and chromatographic software from different vendors.

Led by Persistent, DriverCentral.net features a set of tiered offerings to analytical instrument driver vendors and CDS suppliers. Key benefits include lower up-front driver development costs, compatibility with multiple CDS and faster time to market. Services include joint specification of driver capabilities; implementation and testing on supported configurations; post-production support and release updates.

To the end user of the CDS, the www.DriverCentral.net website offers:

--  An Information portal providing information on drivers for instruments
    from a wide range of providers -- including manuals, videos and support --
    all at a single location.
--  DriverCentral.net is an eCommerce site providing a Google checkout-
    enabled electronic shopping cart for the customer to purchase the device
    drivers and take advantage of the associated support and installation
    services.
    

"Through the DriverCentral portal, Persistent will manage the complete lifecycle and roadmap of instrument device drivers enabling instrument manufacturers to focus on their core business. For end-users, DriverCentral will provide a one-stop shop with a cost-effective solution for integrating laboratories with heterogeneous multi-manufacturer instruments," said Yesh Subramanian, senior vice president, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Persistent Systems. "Our ultimate goal is to simplify the deployment of advanced instrument drivers to the level of simplicity of installing printer drivers. The DriverCentral initiative is a key step in Persistent's overall strategy in Life Sciences as we enable customers to integrate laboratory information across multi-vendor environments."

The Life Sciences and healthcare business unit at Persistent Systems has nearly a decade long experience and a track record in software development and maintenance for analytical instrument handling systems, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, and cheminformatics.

For more information on DriverCentral, please visit: www.DriverCentral.net

About Persistent Systems

Established in 1990, Persistent Systems is recognized as an award-winning technology company specializing in software product development services. With 4,200+ employees, innovative business models, and reusable assets and frameworks, Persistent helps its customers increase revenues and margins, and enhance brand value. Persistent Systems has delivered over 2,400 software product releases to their 175+ customers in the last six years. It has developed proven processes for the entire product lifecycle which reduce time-to-market while delivering consistent quality and customer satisfaction -- as evidenced by customer partnerships that span many years. www.persistentsys.com

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