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2016
SW icon May 20th: Shop Floor Quality version 5.6.4 released. This software version includes support for single-sign-on solution,a new inbox design and a new database table editor.
PR May 2nd: NEW Derby On-Demand Services: Derby launches a suite of Cloud-based IT Services for the electronics industry that includes Data Replication, Colocation, Managed and Virtual Private Server services.
PR April 18th: Press Release -- Derby announces a suite of pre-configured Derby INSIGHT cloud-computing solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. There are four Global Data Management System SaaS offerings that will improve flexibilty and price/performance for electronics companies that have manufacturing sites with a wide range of production profiles.
PR April 6th: Press Release -- Derby announces the release of Derby INSGIHT on PostgreSQL an open source relational database that improves flexibility and price/performance of the Company’s cloud-computing and SaaS solution.
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Mach 22nd: NOVA Knowledge Management version 1.6.2 released. This release adds a new feature that controls what attachments and objects can be viewied by users.
PR March 10th: Press Release -- Derby’s internet service provider, Front Range Internet, Inc. (FRII) that operates the largest commercial data center in northern Colorado, announces capital investment to accelerate expansion of its internet and data center services. This development will enable Derby to strengthen and expand its offering of cloud computing services to the electronics industry.


2015
PR April 29th: Derby to Attend Keysight User Group: Derby will be attending the Keysight Mid-West Board Test User Group Meeting in Cleveland on the 7th May. Derby will be demonstrating its Web-PBQ On-Demand Service for the 3070 incircuit tester.
PR February 23rd: Press Release -- Natel/EPIC and Derby release results of the recent trial of the Derby On-Demand Service that measures the speed and ROI that can be achieved from a cloud-computing solution ... (read more).
PR February 20th: Press Release -- Derby announces NEW branding strategy and website to support Derby Insight, a unique combination of cloud-computing, web-technology and knowledge-based services that are focused on improving decision support across the global electronics manufacturing supply chain ... (read more).
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January 22nd: Shop Floor Quality version 5.2 released. This software version includes a NEW Drill-Thru reporting feature that enables users to quickly drill down on a displayed report to obtain additional information . SFQ 5.2 also includes a NEW WIP Cost report that monetizes WIP within the test and repair workcell.
PR January 19th: Derby at APEX 2015: Derby will be exhibiting on the Keysight stand (# 3815) at APEX 2015 in San Diego (February 23-26). Derby will be demonstrating its Insight On-Demand cloud-computing services.
Hands January 15th: Derby On-Demand Service Trial: Natel/EPIC and Derby team up to successfully complete a live trial of the Derby On-Demand Service, a Software-as-a-Services solution that significantly reduces deployment time and effort; and time-to-improvement.
PR January 5th: 25th Anniversary: Established in 1990, Derby Associates celebrates its 25th year in business ... (read more).
   


2014
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December 9th: Java Stuffer version 2.0.1 released. This is a maintenance software update.

SW icon December 1st: Windows Data Mover version 3.1 released. This software update includes enhancements that improve installation and monitoring.
SW icon November 26th: DCF-API Functional Test Link version 3.1 released. This software update includes support for the Derby XML-DCF 2.1 format.
SW icon October 30th: Shop Floor Quality Data Analytics software version 5.1 released. This software update includes new features such as drill-through capability in the Defects report, plus two new reports: WIP Summary and WIP History that continue to extend the reach of the SFQ reporting solution.
Hands October 7th: Keysight Technologies confirms that Derby has been approved as a certified member of the Keysight Channel Partner program, as an Independent Solution Supplier (ISS). As a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard Manufacturing Test Division, Derby was the first ISS to join the original HP MTD Channel Partner program.
SW icon October 6th: Checksum Data Collection Link version 4.3.11 released. This is a maintenance software update.
SW icon October 1st: Data Collection Server software version 4.3.16 released. This software update includes improved internationalization support.
Hands September 26th: Alstom Transport deploys the Derby Shop Floor Connect & Insight solution in France. Alstom has been a Derby customer since 2007.
SW icon September 25th:  Agilent 3070 Data Collection Link version 4.2.4 released. This software update adds globalization support for non-US locales.
SW icon September 22nd: Data Collection Server software version 4.3.14 released. This software update includes the new Pass-through translator.
PR September 10th:  Derby releases a new major release of its leading Shop Floor Quality Data Analytics software. The SFQ version 5.0 release includes several NEW features such as organizing user’s reports in folders, the SFI Bridge, and two new reports (e.g. Production and N of M Repair Causes reports). The SFI Bridge is an important addition as it improves system integration between the Derby solution and other software applications.
SW icon September 5th:  Derby launches a NEW Java Stuffer (JStuffer) that is a web application built for Tomcat 7. The JStuffer is an integral part of the Derby Shop Floor Database (SFDB) and is responsible for automatic data insertion.
Hands June 13th: TE Connectivity upgrades their global data management system that is based on the Derby Shop Floor Connect & Insight solution. This upgrade supports the latest Linux and Windows platforms and extends the capability and support life of the Derby solution that has been in place since 2002.
SW icon August 31st:  Shop Floor Database version 1.5 released. This software update includes NEW functionality including improved globalization support, and support for the new Java Stuffer, plus enhancements to the Shop Floor Database schema to support the latest Derby Data Collection Format (DCF)..
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August 27th: Test Verify (TeVe) software version 1.2 released. This is a maintenance release that upgrades the TeVe software platform.
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June 10th: ReX Advanced Rework software version 4.2.16 released. This software update includes several enhancements.
Hands May 29th: Woodward expands the data collection capability of their Derby On-Demand Service to include the Functional Test Data Collection Link. Woodward has been a Derby customer since 2007.
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April 4th: Shop Floor Quality version 4.7 released. This software update includes a new Yield Overview report.
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April 2nd: Derby announces its new cloud-computing solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry at IPC APEX 2014 in Las Vegas. As the preferred supplier of automated data collection and quality management solutions for Agilent Measurement Systems Division, Derby presented its new cloud offering on the Agilent stand at APEX.
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March 24th:  DCF-API Functional Test Link version 3.0.5 released. This software update adds a new override function call.
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February 25th:  Data Collection Server version 4.3.13 released. This software update has several performance enhancements including improved input queue error handling, and optimized output queue speed.
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February 24th: Windows Data Mover version 3.0.2 released. This software update improves the handling of HTTP delivery failures and reduces system administration.

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February 24th: DCF-API Functional Test Link version 3.0.4 released. This software update includes heartbeat functionality that improves system administration and monitoring.
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February 3rd: Data Collection Links version 4.3 released. This is a maintenance software update for the GenRad 228X and Teradyne TestStation LH Data Collection Links.


2013
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October 18th: Vitrox 810/510 Data Collection Link version 4.3.7 released. This is a maintenance software update.

Hands September 23rd: Honeywell Aerospace selects Derby Shop Floor Insight to address their incircuit data collection and quality management needs for the test workcell.
SW icon August 17th: Web-PBQ entry-level data analytics software version 4.6 released. This software update is maintenance release.
SW icon August 14th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.6 released. This software update includes three new reports: Production Volume, Waiting Repair/Retest, N of M Unit/Board Failures, and new Flash Reports feature that broadcasts current production.
PR August 1st: Derby release a NEW stand-alone version of the Shop Floor Monitor (SFM) software, a decision support solution that connects local, remote and dispersed users to the manufacturing process enabling them to monitor what is happening on the shop floor from anywhere. SFM version 4.6 is part of the Derby Shop Floor Insight solution and includes new features including Live and Display-only Dashboards, and new Flash Reports feature that broadcasts current production. SFM is a web-based solution that can be delivered as a SaaS or on-premises solution.
SW icon July 10th: ReX Advanced Rework software version 4.2.14 released. This software update includes several enhancements.
SW icon April 15th: Shop Floor Database version 1.4 released. This software update includes several enhancements such as audit schema, expanded columns, and improved installation and upgrade tools.
SW icon March 19th: Data Collection Server software version 4.3 released. This software update has several performance enhancements including improved internal database management.
SW icon March 3rd: Web-PBQ entry-level data analytics software version 4.5.6 released. This software update includes support Java 7 Update 15, and new enhanced security features.
Hands January 31st: GE Energy expands their Derby solution to add additional test data collection and rework capability, and support for a new NPI facility.
SW icon January 30th: Data Collection Server version 4.3 released. This software update has several enhancements including support for Redhat EL6 / CentOS 6 (64-bit).
PR January 29th:  Derby introduces a NEW Data Collection Link to the Vitrox 810 X-Ray tester, which extends the number of commercial ATE links offered by the Company.
SW icon January 29th:  ReXCAD board graphics CAD conversion software has been extended to support a NEW ODB++ filter.
SW icon January 11th:  DCF-API Functional Test Link version 3.0.2 released. This software update provides support for Redhat EL5 and CentOS5 platforms.
2012
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December 19th: ReX Advanced Rework software version 4.2.13 released. This maintenance software update includes several bug fixes and enhancements.
SW icon December 14th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.5 released. This software update includes several new features such as auto cleanup of the user’s inbox, and new functionality including support for Apache Tomcat 7 and Java 7.
SW icon December 2nd: Web-PBQ entry-level data analytics software version 4.5 released. This software update includes support for Tomcat 7.0 and Java 7 Update 7, and new reports such as the N-of-M and Nodes reports.
SW icon October 17th: Takaya 9400/8400 Data Collection Link version 4.2.8 released. This software update contains several enhancements.
SW icon October 16th: TR5000 Data Collection Link version 4.7 released. This software update includes several data logging enhancements.
SW icon October 12th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.4.6 released. This software update includes a new Histogram report with user-definable limits that enables users to do "what if" analysis on measurements.
SW icon October 8th: Data Collection Server software version 4.2.4 released. This software update includes several new features to the DCS web server backend that improve system administration.
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September 20th:  Data Collection Links version 4.2.x released. This software update includes several performance optimizations and affects all supported tester links.

Hands August 31: Bose Corporation extends their global Derby Shop Floor Connect solution to include Asian repair centers. Bose has been a Derby customer since 1999.
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June 21st: Data Collection Server version 4.2 released. This software update has several NEW features including heartbeat monitoring that improves data management system administration.

SW icon June 19th:  ReXCAD board graphics CAD conversion software has been extended to support a NEW PADS filter.
Hands June 13th: Intel Malaysia selects Derby Shop Floor Connect to automated data collection and storage from a range of commercial ATE system on the shop floor. Intel has been a Derby customer since 1996
Hands May 31st: Transcore upgrades to Derby’s latest web-based Shop Floor Connect & Insight solution. This upgrade supports the latest Linux and Windows platforms, and extends the capability and support life of the Derby solution that has been in place since 2006.
SW icon May 31st: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.4.4 released. This software update includes the first cost analysis report to be added to SFQ. The SFQ Scrap Cost report enables users to monetize the costs of internal failures on the shop floor.
Hands May 23: Parker Hannifin selects Derby Shop Floor Insight to address their incircuit data collection, graphical repair and quality management needs for the test workcell.
DDC May 1st: - Derby Data Center, which is based on Front Range Internet Inc.'s collocation services has completed the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements no. 16 (SSAE 16) audit.
DDC April 15th: Derby strengthened its Data Center business continuity capability by adding a second data center operated by Viawest in Denver, which is 60 miles from the primary data center in Fort Collins. Derby's dual data center strategy provides off-site redundancy and data replication.
SW icon March 9th: Data Collection Server version 4.1.3 released. This software update has several new features including log file rotation and support for Microsoft IIS 7.
SW icon February 22nd: Data Collection Server version 4.1 released. This software update has several NEW features including validation added to pre-translation external program fields that will simplify system integration on the shop floor.
Hands February 8: GE Energy selects Derby Shop Floor Insight to address their incircuit data collection, graphical repair and quality management needs for the test workcell.
DDC February 15th: - Derby rolls out new virtualization solution for its On-Demand Service (SaaS) Data Center in Fort Collins that will increase efficiency and asset utilization for the Company.
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January 27th: Teradyne Z1800 Data Collection Link version 3.7 released. This software update includes support for data records.

SW icon January 12th: Data Collection Server version 4.0.6 released. This software update has several NEW features including email notification on startup/shutdown, pre-translation archiving, and multiple directory monitoring.
SW icon January 8th: Data Collection Links version 4.0 released. This software update supports the NEW Derby XML-DCF 2.0 data format for the Agilent 5DX, Digital Test MTS-300/30 NI TestStand and Teradyne TR5000 tester links.
SW icon January 5th: Shop Floor Quality Data Analytics software version 4.4 released. This software update includes a NEW master address book that simplifies the report distribution process and the ability to share report templates between SFQ users. These new enhancements are designed to make it easier for users to collaborate and share information.
SW icon January 3rd: Web-PBQ entry-level data analytics software version 4.4 released. This software update includes a NEW External Data Link feature that makes it possible for Web-PBQ to share data with other software applications.

 

2011
Hands December 21st: Honeywell continues to expand the Derby solution in China by adding additional data collection and graphical repair capability.
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November 17th: Data Collection Server version 3.7.5 released.  This software update has several new features including email notification on startup/shutdown and a new Status Check web page.
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November 11th: Windows Data Mover version 3.0.1 is released. This software update includes enhancements that improve set-up such as the auto-start after install feature.

SW icon November 10th: DCF-API Functional Test Link version 3.0 released. This software update adds support for XDCF 2.0 the latest version of Derby Data Collection Format (DCF).
SW icon October 30th: NI TestStand Data Collection Link version 3.7 released. This software update is a maintenance release containing several enhancements.
SW icon October 5th:  Data Collection Server version 3.7.4 released. This software update has several new features including support for the FTP+SSL (FTPS) protocol.
SW icon September 21st: ReX Advanced Rework software version 4.2.11 released. This software update includes several bug fixes and enhancements.
SW icon September 7th: Agilent 3070 Data Collection Link version 4.0.2 released. This software update includes new functionality such as support for XDCF 2.0, and new features such as overrides for key data fields.
SW icon August 17th: Data Collection Server version 4.0 released. This software update adds support for XDCF 2.0 the latest version of Derby Data Collection Format (DCF).
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August 9th:  Data Collection Links version 4.0 released. This software update supports the NEW Derby XML-DCF 2.0 data format for the GR228X, Teradyne Spectrum, Z1800 and Takaya 9400/8400 Data Collection Links.

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July 28th: Data Collection Server version 3.7.3 released. This software update has several enhancements including automatic retry output queues.

SW icon July 9th: Shop Floor Database version 1.2 released. This software update includes several enhancements such as globalization support, improved memory management and a new Windows installer.
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July 1st: Data Collection Server version 3.7 released. This is a major software update that includes a NEW Data Monitor feature that enables the system administrator to monitor data flow at the input, output, error and stuffer queues locally or remotely from a browser.
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June 10th: Agilent 3070 Data Collection Link version 3.7 released. This software update is a maintenance release.
SW icon May 29th: GenRad 228X Data Collection Link version 3.6 released. This software update includes several data field overrides.
SW icon May 18th:  Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.3 released. This software update expands the emailing reporting capability introduced in version 4.1 by adding a user address book feature. SFQ users can set up an address book with email addresses of users they frequently send reports to.
SW icon April 21st: Teradyne Spectrum Data Collection Link version 3.6 released. This software update includes several new features including user event overrides.
SW icon April 20th: Agilent 5DX Data Collection Link version 3.6 released. This software update is a maintenance release.
SW icon April 17th: SPEA 4040 Data Collection Link version 3.6 released. This software update includes support for Redhat EL5 and Centos 5 operating systems, and XDCF 1.0 the latest version of Derby Data Collection Format (DCF).
Hands March 27th: Phillips Consumer selects Derby Shop Floor Insight to address their incircuit data collection and quality management needs for the test workcell.
SW icon March 24th: Web-PBQ entry-level data analytics software version 4.2 released. This software update includes new reports including the Test Resource Utilization & Efficiency (TRUE) report suite, as well as Board History and Repair reports.
Hands February 28: Bose Corporation upgrades their global data management system to the latest Derby Shop Floor Connect software. This upgrade supports the latest Linux and Windows platforms; it also extends the capability and support life of the Derby solution that has been in place since 1998.
Hands February 11: Teradyne confirms that Derby has been approved as a certified member of the 2011 Teradyne Support Network (TSN) program as a Participating Vendor. The Teradyne Support Network has been designed to help Teradyne customers find quality approved service providers for current Teradyne test equipment. Derby has been a TSN channel partner for Teradyne since 2002.
SW icon January 11th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.2 released. This software update includes three new reports. Yield Run Chart, OEE Summary and Failure Causes.
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January 6th: Derby expands the Test Resource Utilization & Efficiency (or TRUE) report suite by adding a NEW OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) report that automates the process of tracking utilization performance of test equipment on the shop floor at local or remote sites. The OEE report identifies the percentage of planned production test time that is truly productive and quantifies how well test equipment performs relative to its designed capacity, during the periods when it is scheduled to run. The OEE report will be supported in the next release of Shop Floor Quality, Shop Floor Monitor and Web-PBQ.

PR January 5th: Derby launches a NEW Yield Chart that improves decision support on the shop floor. The yield chart provides the ability to display first pass yield and overall yield as a continuous or historical run chart. The Yield Chart greatly simplifies the visualization of quality on the shop floor, as it enables users to quickly view performance trends over a period of time.
When used in continuous mode the chart provides real-time yield performance feedback to shop floor and/or remote personal, so they can react to quality issues. The Yield Chart also supports alarming, so an alert can be displayed on the chart or emailed to a distribution list. In historical mode the yield chart allows users to compare performance by time, product and production site.
The yield chart will be supported in the next release of Shop Floor Quality, Shop Floor Monitor and Web-PBQ
SW icon January 4th:  DCF-API Functional Test Link version 2.7.2 released. This software update is a maintenance release.
2010
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December 10th: Teradyne Spectrum Data Collection Link version 3.5 released. This software update is a maintenance release containing several bug fixes and enhancements.

Hands November 9: Hamilton Sunstrand upgrades their global data management system to the latest Derby Shop Floor Connect software. This upgrade supports the latest Linux and Windows platforms, it also extends the capability and support life of the Derby solution that has been in place since 2002..
Hands October 12: Honeywell expands their Derby Global Data Management System (GDMS) to include a manufacturing site in China. The GDMS is based on Derby Shop Floor Connect and Insight software.
SW icon July 13th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics solution version 4.1 released. This software update includes a NEW email distribution feature that enables users to automatically send SFQ reports via email as they are generated. Uses can also forward reports via email from their inbox. Version 4.1 simplifies report distribution and makes it easier for users to share information generate by SFQ.
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Derby releases a NEW report suite that focusing on monitoring and improving test asset utilization. The Test Resource Utilization & Efficiency (or TRUE) report suite includes 8 new reports that analyze test utilization, test loop count, and fixture performance/maintenance.  The TRUE report suite uses the existing Shop Floor Connect data collection framework so customers with a Derby data analytics solution can add these new reports to their solution.  A key advantage with the TRUE reports is the ability to analyze fixture related problems that can plague incircuit testers with false calls due to contact issues. The TRUE reports can automatically identify which fixture pins that have contact issues so they can be replaced. The TRUE reports enable companies to monitor and improve test and fixture utilization, which leads to increase first pass yield and cycle times.   

SW icon April 30th:  DCF-API Functional Test Link version 2.7.1 released. This software update includes new functionality such as support for multi-threaded applications, added command-line app and system service.
SW icon April 27th: Digital Test MTS-300/MTS-30 Data Collection Link version 3.3 released. This software update includes several new features.
SW icon March 5th: Teradyne Spectrum Data Collection Link version 1.4 released. This software update supports the Redhat EL5 / CentOS 5 operating system platforms.
SW icon February 14th: Shop Floor Quality data analytics software version 4.0 released. This software update includes support for Tomcat 6 and Java 6, and a new Rolled Throughput Yield report.
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February 8th: Data Collection Links version 3.2 released. This is a maintenance software update for the Agilent 3070, 5DX and TRI TR5000 Data Collection Links that adds support for Redhat EL5 and Centos 5 operating system.

SW icon February 5th: ReX Advanced Rework software version 4.3 released. This software update adds support for Redhat EL5 / CentOS 5 operating system.
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January 4th: Derby and Agilent collaborate to launch Web-PBQ a NEW entry-level quality tool for the Medalist i3070 incircuit tester and TS-5400 functional tester. Derby continues to be Agilent Manufacturing Systems Division’s preferred supplier of automated data collection and quality management solutions.
 

 

   
   
 
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