11/25/2002 - Virtio, the creator of virtual platforms for embedded software development, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Embedded Solution Partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Embedded Solution Partners, headquartered in Redwood City, California, and founded by former Wind River executives, will supply Virtio's virtual platform environments to manufacturers of embedded devices.
Shay Ben-Chorin, president and CEO for Virtio, stated, “Virtio is confident that this partnership with Embedded Solution Partners will be very successful. This team offers a unique business model that leverages Virtio's technology strengths of enabling an integrated multi-supplier environment. Our customers have found that integrated solutions of tools along with the operating system and middleware, speeds the development and customization of their own embedded systems. Embedded Solution Partners' depth of experience in technology and business consulting combined with a strong line of products offers customers more value than a single product-line supplier or typical multiple product-line distributor.”
“Virtio virtual platforms offer unique and highly flexible environments for embedded system integration,” said Curt Schacker, managing partner of Embedded Solution Partners. “Virtio's products will be a key component in our approach to providing complete embedded development environments. Virtio's virtual platforms provide an exciting vehicle to demonstrate and deploy an integrated solution to the developer's desktop.”
Tom Gardner, Virtio's VP of North American sales, commented, “Embedded Solution Partners' focus on the communications and networking markets extends Virtio's own direct sales efforts in the wireless and handheld market. The quality and the outstanding credentials of Embedded Solution Partners will provide customers with a team of professionals who can seamlessly orchestrate a multi-vendor embedded solution to meet their needs.”
About Virtio Virtual Platforms
Virtio's Virtual Platforms offer significant software development benefits by providing:
Virtio speeds the creation and distribution of software models of embedded systems for early software development. These software models, called virtual platforms, shorten the design cycle through early software development, improve product quality with early HW/SW integration and promote design collaboration via on-line access and easy electronic distribution. Virtio is based in Campbell, California in the U.S.A with development centers at Campbell and the Alba Centre, Livingston, Scotland.
Virtio is a trademark of Virtio Corp.
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