Quazal

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Quazal Technologies Inc.
Quazal
Formerly called
  • 9056-7785 Québec Inc. (1997–99)
  • Proksim Software Inc. (1999–2002)
Subsidiary
Industry Software industry
Founded 6 November 1997; 19 years ago (1997-11-06)
Founder
  • Sylvain Beaudry
  • Martin Lavoie
  • Carl Dionne
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Key people
  • Sylvain Beaudry (CEO)
  • Martin Lavoie (CTO)
  • Henry Ryan (COO)
Parent Ubisoft
Website quazal.com

Quazal Technologies Inc. (formerly Proksim Software Inc.), doing business as Quazal (formerly Proksim Software), is a Canadian software developer based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 1997 by Sylvain Beaudry, Martin Lavoie and Carl Dionne, the company focuses on the development of cross-platform multiplayer tools for video games, most notably, Net-Z and Rendez-Vous.[1] On 4 November 2010, it was announced that Ubisoft had acquired Quazal.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23]

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  13. ^ GameZone. "Quazal's PSP Middleware Approved". gamezone.com. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
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  15. ^ "Quazal/Trinigy deal". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  16. ^ "EA confirms 50 games going offline". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  17. ^ "Eidos signs up Quazal for console online titles". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  18. ^ "Quazal Releases Net-Z 4.3 and Rendez-Vous 2.0". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
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  21. ^ "Quazal Rocks Out with Harmonix and Rock Band™!". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  22. ^ "Quazal update". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  23. ^ "Henry Ryan Joins Quazal As Chief Operating Officer". gamesindustry.biz. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 

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