San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – January 5, 2007 – Web host and national provider of integrated voice and data communications firm, Covad Communications Group, Inc., will be featured at the Ninth Annual Needham Growth Conference on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 in New York.
Charles Hoffman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Covad, and Chris Dunn, Chief Financial Officer for Covad, will speak at the event, scheduled to present at 11:30 a.m. EST/8:30 a.m. PST.
A Webcast of the event will be available in the Event Calendar section of CovadÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s website. Please note that participants are required to register in order to access the Webcast. A replay of the Webcast will also be made available on the Covad website.
It is estimated that over 100 technology finance and engineering firms will participate in the event. Other presenting companies include: @Road, Inc., Autodesk, Inc.Clean Harbors, Inc., 3D Systems Corporation, Avanex Corporation, Cogent Communications Group, Inc., 3PARdata, Inc., Avid Technology, Inc., Cogent Systems, Inc., Abio, Med Inc., Aviza Technology, Inc., Cognex Corporation, Accenture, Avocent Corp., Coherent, Inc., Acquicor Technology Inc., Axcelis Technologies Inc., Cohu, Inc., Actel Corporation, Axsun Technologies, Inc., Collectors Universe, Inc., Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd., AXT, Inc., Color Kinetics Incorporated, Actuate, Badger Meter, Inc., Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Adaptec Inc.Bankrate, Inc., Comtech Group, Inc., ADTRAN, Inc., Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., Concurrent Computer Corporation, Advanced Analogic Technologies Incorporated, BelFuse Inc., Conexant Systems, Inc., Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., Bell Microproducts Inc., CONMED Corporation, Aehr Test Systems, Benchmark Electronics, Inc., Constant Contact, Aeroflex Incorporated, Biolase Technology, Inc., Corning Incorporated, AgaMatrix, Inc., Black Box Corporation, CoStar Group, Inc., Agilent Technologies, Inc.Bladelogic, Inc., .AirSpan Networks, Inc., BlueArc Corporation, CoWare, Inc., AIXTRON AGBookham, Inc., Cray Inc., Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Bottomline Technologies, Inc., Credence Systems Corporation, Altair Engineering, Inc.Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., CTS Corporation, Alvarion Ltd., Brooks Automation Inc., Cubic CorpAmerican Ecology Corporation, BTU International, Inc., Cutera, Inc., American Science and Engineering, Inc., C and D Technologies, Inc., Cymer Inc.American Superconductor Corporation, Cabot Microelectronics Corp., Cynosure, AMIS Holdings, Inc., Cadence Design Systems, Inc., Daktronics, Inc., ANADIGICS, Inc., CalAmp Corp.Datalink Corporation, Analogic Corporation, California Micro Devices Corporation, DataPath, Inc., Anaren, Inc., Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc., DemandTec, Inc., Andrew Corp., Camtek, Digital River, Inc., ANSYS, Inc., Candela Corporation, Digitas Inc., Applied Biosystems Group, Captaris, Inc., Dot Hill Systems Corp.Applied Materials, Inc., Cardiac Science Corporation, EFJ, Inc., Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, Carrier Access Corporation, Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., ARRIS Group, Inc., Cascade Microtech Inc., Electroglas Inc.. ArthroCare Corporation, Cbeyond, Inc., Emageon Inc., ASM International N.V.C-COR Incorporated, EMCORE CorpAspen Technology, Inc., Cedar Point Communications, Inc., Emptoris, Inc., Astro Med, Inc., Centrality Communications Inc., EMRISE Corporation, Asyst Technologies, Inc., Ceradyne, Inc., EMS Technologies, Inc., athenahealth, Inc., CEVA Inc., Emulex Corp., Atheros Communications, Inc., ChipMOS Technologies, Ltd., Endeca Technologies Inc., Atmel Corporation, CIRCOR International, Inc., Endwave Corporation, ATMI, Inc., Cirrus Logic, Inc., Entegris, Inc., AuthenTec, Inc. and CLARCOR Inc.
Needham and Company, LLC is a nation investment banking and asset management firm focused primarily on serving emerging growth industries and investors. Founded in 1985 by George A. Needham, Raymond H. Godfrey and David K. Townes, the firm is headquartered in New York City and has offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Menlo Park and San Francisco, California. Needham and Company’s principal activities are public and private financings; corporate finance advisory services, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; equity research; sales and trading primarily for institutional investors; and asset management through public and private funds. Since its founding, the firm has acted as lead or co-manager in more than 450 public offerings, including 145 IPOs, raising in excess of $32.3 billion, and as placement agent on over 65 private offerings.
A nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications, Covad offers DSL, Voice Over IP, T1, web hosting, managed security, IP and dial-up, wireless broadband, and bundled voice and data services directly through Covad’s network and through Internet Service Providers, value-added resellers, telecommunications carriers and affinity groups to small and medium-sized businesses and home users. According to the company, as the first company to commercially deploy DSL in the United States, Covad has spent hundreds of millions of dollars building a network that passes more than 57 million homes and businesses in 44 states – the largest nationwide footprint of any DSL company. Covad broadband services are currently available across the nation in 235 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) which represent over 50 percent of all US homes and businesses. Corporate headquarters is located at 110 Rio Robles, San Jose, California 95134. Telephone: 1-888-GO-COVAD.
For more information about the webcast of the event, please visit: www.covad.com/about_investors.shtml.
To learn more about Covad, please visit: www.covad.com.