LynuxWorks and UXComm Team up to Provide Management Tools for Embedded Products

7/23/2002 - LynuxWorks™ and UXComm announced today that UXComm has joined LynuxWorks' SynergyWorks Alliance Program. The first product made available under the program is UXComm's XTend Management™ for the data communications and telecommunications systems and network processor markets. Consisting of XTend Tools™ and XTend Engine™, XTend Management offers a complete, embeddable solution for the unified management and control of embedded components, systems and services with BlueCat® Linux® and LynxOS® operating systems.

UXComm's XTend Management provides a pre-integrated, rapidly deployed solution for management of telecommunications and data communications systems and services via Web, CLI, XML and SNMP management interfaces. Management applications and interfaces are developed using XTend Tools—an integrated, rapid development and test environment. XTend management applications execute on XTend Engine—an embeddable, run-time environment. XTend Engine is a fully integrated, multi-threaded, Java-based run-time environment that provides secure HTTP and Telnet/CLI servers, an SNMP v3 agent, an XML API, complete event management, check pointing and management integration through a plug-in architecture.

"We are pleased to be working with UXComm," stated Bob Morris, vice president of sales and marketing for LynuxWorks. "UXComm's XTend management presents a comprehensive and flexible array of embedded management solutions, and UXComm shares our determination to provide developers with quality state-of-the-art products that have the capability to meet their exact needs and simplify and accelerate their development process. Our partnership will afford us the opportunity to offer our mutual customers even greater flexibility to create the precise environment they need to enable rapid development."

"LynuxWorks and UXComm's XTend management family provide a powerful path to unified embedded management of any device or service—simple to complex—with unprecedented ease and speed," said Michael Spies, UXComm vice president of marketing. "XTend includes both a rapid development environment and an integrated, portable run-time platform for the management and control of network processors and systems. We offer a powerful solution to embedded management with serious savings in engineering development and time to market for our customers."

XTend Management products are available from UXComm. For more information, please contact

About UXComm
UXComm is emerging as a leading provider of embedded systems management solutions for the telecommunications and data communications markets. UXComm's XTend Management incorporates XTend Engine, a pre-integrated, extensible, multi-protocol run-time environment, and XTend Tools, highly automated, Java™-based, development tools that enable rapid development of unified management and control systems for the next generation of network processors, equipment and services. These unified, integrated solutions significantly reduce system development time and enable faster time to market. UXComm is a contributing member of the Service Availability™ Forum helping promote open standards enabling ultra-dependability in the communications infrastructure. Founded in 2001, UXComm is a privately held company headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, please visit

About LynuxWorks
LynuxWorks, the technology leader in the embedded software market, provides complete solutions that incorporate operating systems, software development products and services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a founding member of the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a leading participant in the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San José, California. The company focuses on leading the embedded software market in performance and openness and its products include the open-source BlueCat Linux and the scalable, Linux-compatible LynxOS real-time operating system. World-class companies use LynuxWorks' products, including: 3Com, Alcatel, Boeing, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Marconi, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC USA, Raytheon, TRW and Xerox.

LynuxWorks is a trademark and LynxOS and BlueCat are registered trademarks of LynuxWorks, Inc. Other brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective holders. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. UXComm, XTend Management, XTend Engine, and XTend Tools are trademarks of UXComm. Service Availability Forum is a trademark of the Service Availability Forum.

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