Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRCY) announced that it will participate in the Sidoti & Company 15th Annual Emerging Growth Conference to be held on March 23, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Management will present an overview of the Company’s business on Wednesday, March 23rd, at 10:00 am EDT. Mercury Computer Systems www.mc.com.
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing systems and software for embedded, and other specialized commercial and defense computing markets.
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