MontaVista Intros Linux Platform

MontaVista announces Linux platform designed for carrier-grade telecommunications applications

April 8, 2002

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., PARIS, and TOKYO -- MontaVista Software Inc., the company powering the embedded revolution, today announced MontaVista Linux® Carrier Grade Edition 2.1, the first carrier-grade quality Linux distribution targeted for edge and core telecommunications including applications for the converging IP and voice networks, optical networks, signaling gateways and Voice over IP (VoIP) gateways, and many other applications."The market is demanding a Linux solution for telecommunications and MontaVista Software is being responsive to the market needs," said Jim Ready, president and CEO of MontaVista Software. "We are leveraging our significant expertise in providing telecommunications solutions to deliver a standards-based, open architecture software platform for the industry¹s next-generation telecommunications systems, which require virtually zero down time."MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition enhances standard Linux with additional high reliability and availability features for deployment in carrier-grade environments, and is designed specifically to address the needs of telecommunications equipment manufacturers. Based on a significant open source development project initiated by MontaVista Software with contributions from other open source projects, it provides kernel and driver hardening, monitoring and fault management services, and other carrier-grade features.MontaVista Software Inc.

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