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Emerson Announces Support

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, today pledged to support the recently announced OpenSAF Foundation and confirmed its commitment to provide OpenSAF on all of its future AdvancedTCA® and MicroTCA™ Avantellis™ platforms.

In order to broaden the reach and success of the OpenSAF Foundation – which is dedicated to the development of a base platform middleware consistent with Service Availability™ Forum (SA Forum) specifications – the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power will offer a full range of professional services to augment the OpenSAF integration experience. To ease platform and application integration, customers will have access to Emerson Network Power’s embedded computing Design Engineering services as well as Development Consulting and Development Support services. This extended support will supplement their own design staffs with dedicated, experienced engineers who can provide assistance with software development, programming and debugging.

Additionally, Emerson Network Power will offer a full range of training, support and maintenance services to the broad OpenSAF community, and will provide adopters and application developers with access to its technical support resources.

“As a founding member of the OpenSAF Foundation, the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power will continue to actively contribute to the Open Source project, which is evident in our commitment to provide OpenSAF on all of our future ATCA and MicroTCA Avantellis platforms,” said Jorge Magalhaes, vice president of marketing for the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power. “This pledge will introduce OpenSAF benefits to a large, rapidly growing customer base, which in turn will help to improve time-to-market, as well as reduce hardware dependency and increase R&D efficiency for a significantly increased number of OpenSAF users.”

Emerson Electric Co.

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