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DTI Mixes ATCA, Linux

RIDGELAND, Miss. -- Diversified Technology, Inc. announced today, MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition support for the ATC4130 Node Blade Blade. This provides a carrier-grade Linux solution designed for telecommunications and data communications products with requirements for high availability, fault management and real-time performance. MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition addresses telecom availability needs in compliance with Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and Service Availability (SA) Forum feature requirements, which are important benchmarks for telecommunications service providers.

"The growing relationship between Diversified Technology, Inc. and MontaVista Software is strengthened by this new AdvancedTCA solution designed for the growing communications market," noted Joe McDevitt, DTI's AdvancedTCA Program Manager. "MontaVista's comprehensive development of Carrier Grade Linux for telco environments supports DTI's position in promoting high availability and reliability in its AdvancedTCA offerings. This ATC4130 Linux solution is an AdvancedTCA node blade package that reflects a cost-effective, rapid launch initiative that is the reality of today's market. The customer requires enhanced services via next generation platforms and Diversified Technology, Inc. has answered the call for this ever-changing infrastructure."

DTI's OEM partnership with MontaVista Software enables Diversified Technology to help mutual customers shorten their time to revenue, by providing an out-of-the-box MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade runtime configuration for DTI's latest IA32 technology-based blades. This partnership allows DTI to develop LSP's for its products and provide a first line of support for them. The OEM partnership provides a flexible model to meet the requirements of a wide variety of customers.

"Linux is becoming the next generation development platform for many network equipment providers," said Glenn Seiler, Director of Product Marketing, MontaVista Software. "By certifying MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition for the ATC4130 Node Blade, DTI and MontaVista will address the needs of our mutual customers by providing a complete carrier grade solution that is scalable and flexible for network-intensive infrastructure applications."

Diversified Technology Inc.

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