October 25, 2006
Company Reaffirms Fourth Quarter Revenue Target Range
Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — Oct. 25, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) today is providing its regular intra-quarter business update for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2006, which ends December 1, 2006.
With more than five weeks remaining in its fourth quarter, Adobe reaffirmed it believes the Company will achieve quarterly revenue of $655 to $685 million. This original revenue target range was provided by the Company on September 14, 2006.
October 16, 2006
Ann Lewnes to Head Adobe’s Brand and Integrated Marketing Efforts Worldwide
Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — Oct. 16, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) today announced the appointment of Ann Lewnes as senior vice president of corporate marketing and communications. Lewnes previously served as Intel Corporation’s vice president of sales and marketing and director of partner marketing, which included responsibility for the “Intel Inside” program. Lewnes will join Adobe on Nov. 1, 2006 and will oversee Adobe’s corporate positioning, branding and identity, public relations, customer engagement marketing and vertical marketing efforts. She replaces Melissa Dyrdahl who has decided to leave the company to pursue her interest in social entrepreneurism.
October 4, 2006
A major product refresh cycle is under way at Adobe Systems, and Wall Street is optimistic that it will provide significant growth for the company.
Source: Investor’s Business Daily via Yahoo! News
San Jose, Calif.-based Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE – News) plans to release Acrobat 8, its latest software for electronic documents and work flow, in early November.
Adobe plans to release Creative Suite 3, the next version of its popular collection of graphic design applications, in the first half of 2007.
September 24, 2006
Source: USA Today
Written by Jefferson Graham
SAN JOSE, Calif. — For Bruce Chizen, it all started at his dad’s Brooklyn appliance store.
“Getting to watch my dad, in retrospect, taught me more about business than anyone else in my life,” recalls Chizen, the CEO of software giant Adobe Systems (ADBE). “His business was all about loyalty and word of mouth. He would do anything for the customer.”
September 18, 2006
Adobe Creative Suite 2.3 Adds Essential Tools for Creating, Collaborating and Controlling Output of PDF Files; Now Ships with Dreamweaver 8
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 18, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that Adobe® Acrobat® 8 Professional software (see separate release issued today) will be integrated into Adobe Creative Suite® 2.3 Premium. Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional enhances Adobe Creative Suite 2.3 and its support for Adobe PDF workflows with advanced tools for creating, collaborating, and controlling the output of high-quality Adobe PDF files.
September 14, 2006
Company Achieves 24 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth
SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 14, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 1, 2006. The Company’s Q3 results reflect the acquisition of Macromedia in December, 2005, and are compared to pre-acquisition results of prior fiscal periods as applicable.
In the third quarter of fiscal 2006, Adobe achieved revenue of $602.2 million, compared to $487.0 million reported for the third quarter of fiscal 2005 and $635.5 million reported in the second quarter of fiscal 2006. On a year-over-year basis, this represents 24 percent revenue growth. Adobe’s third quarter revenue target range was $580 to $610 million.
September 13, 2006
Calling all Adobe Developers
On November 6, 7 and 8th, 2006, the Adobe Plug-in Developer team will be holding a developer summit with critical information on MacTel migration, product migration and overall strategy for our Adobe Creative Suite® plug-in and integration developer partners. Specifically, the sessions will cover Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, InDesign®, InCopy®, InDesign Server, Version Cue®, and Adobe Bridge software.
September 12, 2006
Integrated Photo and Video Functionality Offers More Ways to Make and Share Creations Just in Time for the Holidays
Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 12, 2006 – Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced two milestone upgrades to its digital photo and video products for consumers, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 5.0 for Windows® and Adobe Premiere® Elements 3.0 for Windows. The unique integrated functionality of the products allows users to do more with their photos and videos, whether adding impact to photo slideshows with video effects and transitions, providing dramatic pauses to videos with freeze frame effects or creating professional-looking printed CD/DVD labels and covers.
August 14, 2006
Written by Dan Tennant
The Association for Computing Machinery held its annual Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (Siggraph) conference in Boston earlier this month, paying special tribute to Martin Newell, an Adobe Fellow at Adobe Systems Inc. Computerworld’s Dan Tennant spoke with Newell and David Story, Adobe’s vice president of Digital Imaging Product Development, about their work at Adobe, how the development process unfolds, and kinds of products they’d like to be working on. Excerpts from the interview follow.
August 11, 2006
Viacom to Leverage Adobe’s Engagement Platform for Creating and Delivering Digital Experiences Online and On the Go
Press Release: NEW YORK and SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aug. 10, 2006 — Viacom, Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) and Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a strategic alliance to develop and deliver Viacom’s exclusive branded content using the Adobe® Engagement Platform. Through this agreement, Adobe will become Viacom’s preferred technology provider for rich media authoring tools and interactive online video solutions, enabling Viacom to deliver content from its television, motion picture and digital properties to online and mobile audiences in compelling ways. The two companies will also work together in developing new media applications leveraging Viacom’s exclusive content and using Adobe’s next-generation developer tools and ubiquitous cross-platform client software.