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NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), Cadence Design Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP), and Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

FireEye,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 19, 2014, FireEye, Inc. (FireEye) released a report that addresses the approaches businesses need to take in the event of a security breach. According to the Company, the report will serve as a guide for security practitioners to prepare for breaches caused by morphing, dynamic, and zero-day threats and is a collaboration by advanced threat experts from leading security companies. "In today's society, it is imperative for organisations to protect themselves from advanced persistent threats - a task for which legacy products and practices such as anti-virus and IT-only training are not able to fulfill," said Jason Steer, Director of Technology Strategy, FireEye. "The current trend we are seeing is the uniqueness of each attack, with the likes of 67 percent of malware only being used once and at the rate of nearly 1.5 per second on average. For all of us, it is now about identifying if an attacker has access to your systems and eliminating the time those attackers evade detection." The full analyst notes on FireEye, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/FEYE/report.pdf                                                                                                                           

Cadence  Design  Systems  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 12, 2014, Cadence Design Systems Inc. (Cadence) and JSC Mikron jointly announced that Mikron has licensed Cadence® Physical Verification System (PVS) and Cadence QRC Extraction to be used in Mikron's basic 90nm IC design flow. "EDA tools from Cadence significantly extend our capabilities in the area of IC design services and help us design new generations of ICs," said Nikolay Shelepin, Deputy Director of Mikron's Science Department. "Now, we provide a complete IC design flow using the most advanced design tools which include additional technological options to the basic technologies." The Companies informed that Mikron expects to lower the development costs of new generations of ICs by leveraging Cadence tools and providing other independent design centers with Cadence solutions. The full analyst notes on Cadence Design Systems Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/CDNS/report.pdf

SAP  AG  Analyst  Notes

On March 20, 2014, SAP AG (SAP) reported that its Executive Board and the Supervisory Board has recommended shareholders to approve a dividend of €1.00 per share for fiscal year 2013 at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM). According to the Company, the dividend represents a growth of 18% YoY, and in case the shareholders approve the aforesaid recommendation at the AGM, the total amount of dividends to be distributed will be c. €1.2 billion. "We believe our shareholders should benefit from SAP's continued profitable growth in 2013," said Werner Brandt, CFO of SAP. "The pay-out ratio remains stable at 36% leading to a dividend increase by 18% which demonstrates SAP's commitment to our shareholder base." The Company informed that its AGM is scheduled for May 21, 2014 in Mannheim, Germany, and the dividend is scheduled to be paid on or after May 22, 2014. The full analyst notes on SAP AG are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/SAP/report.pdf

Unwired  Planet,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 20, 2014, Unwired Planet, Inc. (Unwired) and Lenovo together announced that the latter has agreed to purchase a portfolio of patents from the Company and to take a term-based license to Unwired Planet's patent portfolio. According to the Companies, the transaction, which is valued at $100 million cash, is expected to close in 30 days. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with one of the world's leading global technology companies," said Philip Vachon, Chairman of Unwired Planet's Board of Directors and Head of its Intellectual Property Committee. "We wish Lenovo continued success going forward." The full analyst notes on Unwired Planet, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/UPIP/report.pdf

Benefitfocus,  Inc.  Analyst  Notes

On March 11, 2014, Benefitfocus, Inc. (Benefitfocus) announced that the Boeing Employees' Credit Union (BECU) has selected Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH® to support benefit enrollment, employee communication and HR management processes. According to the Company, HR InTouch offers employees and their families the added convenience of accessing their benefits information from any web-enabled device at home, whenever they need it. "Partnering with Benefitfocus enables us to simplify and modernize our enrollment process," said Pam O'Conner, Vice President of Total Rewards at BECU. "We are excited to improve our service delivery model with a best-in-class product that will allow us to enhance our employees' user experience." The full analyst notes on Benefitfocus, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03262014/BNFT/report.pdf

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