7/30/2002 - Solid Information Technology Corp., the leader in delivering next-generation distributed data management solutions, announced today that its flagship product, Solid FlowEngine™ has been certified on Wind River's VxWorks® 5.4/Tornado 2.0.2 release and that Solid has reached Premier status in the WindLink Partner Program. With this new offering, Wind River customers using VxWorks with Wind River's Tornado® 2 integrated development environment will be able to benefit from Solid's proven embeddable data management technology, providing sophisticated data management functionality within their devices. In addition, the Solid High Availability and Asynchronous Replication features mean that Wind River customers using VxWorks AE can attain carrier-grade reliability in telecom and networking applications, while improving time to market and reducing total cost of ownership.
"Solid and Wind River have formed a valuable partnership with an expanding list of joint, industry leading customers. Solid FlowEngine is now available on Wind River's Tornado® 2 integrated development environment and market-leading VxWorks® real-time operating system, resulting in a very compelling data management solution for Wind River customers, especially in the network infrastructure arena," said Caroline Yao, director of partner solutions, Wind River Systems. "We are excited to continue our cooperation with Solid, enabling our customers to create effective, reliable products with the mutual goal to deliver excellent customer satisfaction."
Wind River VxWorks and Solid FlowEngine
As network services become more differentiated, leading companies are turning to the Solid distributed data management platform running on Wind River's VxWorks RTOS. Joint networking customers include Nortel, Brightlink Networks, Lantern Communications, and Turin Networks. Solid FlowEngine also provides the following benefits to Wind River customers:
"Solid is pleased to be working with Wind River to add distributed data management functionality to VxWorks. With Solid's FlowEngine technology and Wind River's significant market share, becoming a Premier WindLink partner is already proving mutually successful," said Malcolm Colton, vice president of marketing, Solid. "Both companies have a joint commitment to providing high availability and a solution that exceeds customers' expectations."
About Solid FlowEngine
Solid FlowEngine is the first commercially available data management solution focused on system data. By uniquely combining two enabling technologies - embeddable, relational data management and advanced, multipoint synchronization - Solid FlowEngine is designed to meet the high-performance, fault tolerance, and scalability requirements of next-generation smart networks. The software can be easily embedded into any network element from wireless devices to core optical routers, as well as into any network application from security to network management, ensuring the seamless and intelligent flow of data throughout today's widely distributed and highly dynamic smart networks.
About the WindLink Partner Program
The WindLink Partner Program is focused on helping hardware and software developers, system integrators and consultants create and sell products and services that complement or are integrated with Wind River products. Wind River continually seeks out partners in strategic market segments such as Internet infrastructure, telecommunications, Internet appliances, consumer electronics and semiconductors. WindLink partners work hand-in-hand with Wind River to provide total solutions to joint customers.
About Wind River
Wind River, www.windriver.com, is a worldwide leader in embedded software and services for creating connected smart devices. Wind River provides software development tools, real-time operating systems, and advanced connectivity for use in products throughout the Internet, telecommunications and data communications, digital imaging, digital consumer electronics, networking, medical, computer peripherals, automotive, industrial automation and control, and aerospace/defense markets. Wind River is How Smart Things Think™. Founded in 1983, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide.
Solid Information Technology Corp. delivers next-generation distributed data management software. Built on a sophisticated architectural foundation, Solid's solutions power inherently distributed applications. A unique combination of relational data management and advanced synchronization, Solid technology can be used as a client/server data management system or be embedded into any network element - from today's wireless terminals and optical routers to tomorrow's smart devices. Leading companies including Avaya, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, and Nortel and innovative start-up companies such as Turin Networks, Celox Networks, and Lantern Communications use Solid in their solutions to build high-performance, fault-tolerant, and scalable smart networks. Solid is a privately held company with worldwide headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The company also has regional offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. For more information, visit the Solid web site at www.solidtech.com
Solid FlowEngine is a trademark of Solid Information Technology Corp. All other products, services, companies and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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