Cytel Inc. Establishes European Distribution Partnerships

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytel Inc., a leading provider of statistical software and services for optimized clinical trial design and analysis, today announced European distribution partnerships with Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH of Germany, Ritme Informatique of France, Scientific Solutions of Switzerland, and the United Kingdom's Timberlake Consultants Ltd.

These three distributors will market and distribute Cytel's award-winning exact statistics product line, including StatXact(R), LogXact(R), Egret(R) and ToxTools(R), in the key European countries Germany/Austria, France/Switzerland/Belgium, and UK/Ireland/Spain/Portugal, respectively.

"Cytel's leadership in statistical applications began with the development of StatXact in 1989, and now, with over 10,000 customers around the world, is regarded as the most comprehensive and accurate package for conducting exact statistical tests. Our new European distributor network expands Cytel's geographic sales reach, while providing local customer service and support. We look forward to working with our distribution partners to grow the European market this year and for years to come," said Xiao-Wei Zhu, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Cytel Inc.

About Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH

Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH ("DPC") has specialized in the conception and realization of complex IT-solutions since 1981, within-house consultants in mathematics, data analysis, statistics, computer science, economics as well as business intelligence.

With the addition of Cytel's awarding-winning exact statistics and logistic regression applications, DPC now offers a complete distributed solutions portfolio. DPC organises training workshops, is the exclusive German distributor for Stata, plus IBM(R) and Adobe(R) Systems certified partners (

Ritme Informatique/Scientific Solutions

Established in 1988, Ritme Informatique is a leading European scientific software suppliers. Ritme Informatique ( delivers the best statistical, mathematical and data analysis software to the scientific and engineering communities of France, Benelux, Italy, and Switzerland through its subsidiary Scientific Solutions (

Ritme Informatique and Scientific Solutions also offer training and consulting to prestigious French medical research institutions like CNRS, Inserm, the World Health Organization in Switzerland, and major pharmaceuticals including Sanofi-Aventis, L'Oreal, Novartis, and Roche.

Timberlake Consultants Ltd.

Timberlake Consultants Limited ("TCL") has over 20 years of experience in distributing quality statistical, econometric, operational research and mathematical software, as well as providing related training and consulting. TCL is UK headquartered with operations in Spain, Poland, Portugal, Brazil and USA (

About Cytel Inc.

Cytel Inc. ( has an 18-year track record as the premier provider of innovative software and services for the design and analysis of clinical trials. Cytel provides software, training, and consulting to clinical trial sponsors seeking greater efficiency. Cytel's East(R) is used by every division of the FDA as well as hundreds of biostatisticians and clinicians in the biopharmaceutical industry and academia to design, simulate and monitor flexible group sequential and adaptive clinical trials. Over 10,000 customers also use Cytel's award-winning StatXact(R) and LogXact(R) applications for exact statistical inference. Cytel Inc. is a privately owned company, with venture capital investment, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and development operations in Pune, India.

Contact: Michael Weitz +1.617.528.7132

Cytel Inc.

CONTACT: Michael Weitz of Cytel Inc., +1-617-528-7132

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