MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL), a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis software, and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba), have agreed to renew their global distribution agreement for five years, through December 31, 2013.
As under the previous agreement, Toshiba will offer Vital Images' solution through its subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 nations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Asia, including Japan. Toshiba, headquartered in Tochigi, Japan, has been providing Vital Images' solution as the advanced visualization and analysis software of choice to customers purchasing Toshiba's Aquilion and other CT scanners since 2000.
The lengthened term of the new contract demonstrates the past success and continued commitment that the two companies have in continuing their strategic relationship throughout the next five years.
"We've had a very successful partnership with Toshiba for the past eight years and we look forward to strengthening and building on our relationship," said Michael H. Carrel, president and chief executive officer of Vital Images.
"We are deeply committed to our partnership with Vital Images," said Yasuo Nobuta, general manager of CT Division, Toshiba Medical Systems. "This agreement allows Toshiba to continue offering, what we consider to be the best advanced visualization solution on the market, with our leading Aquilion CT scanner technologies. The combination brings to the market a competitive solution that integrates best-of-breed and cutting-edge technologies designed to better patient care. We look forward to deepening our relationship with Vital Images over the next five years."
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