Aonix to Sell NewMonics PERC

8/5/2002 - NewMonics, a leading supplier of embedded Java solutions, signed an agreement that paves the way for the sale of its PERC virtual machine through Aonix, a global provider of software solutions real-time and safety-critical systems.

The deal enables Aonix to introduce NewMonics’ PERC Platform, a Java-compatible virtual machine and libraries, into Aonix’s established markets such as aerospace and defense systems. PERC continues to gain widening acceptance within network infrastructure, telematics, and industrial automation fields. Further details of the agreement are not subject to disclosure.

PERC is a JDK 1.3-compatible VM expressly built for demanding embedded systems and known for its robustness and reliability. PERC provides deterministic and real-time capabilities that make it particularly well-suited for Aonix customers, comprising manufacturers of hard real-time systems, safety-critical systems, and soft real-time networked applications. The PERC VM provides ahead-of-time and just-in-time compilation, remote debugging, and profiling support that have helped it earn a strong following among industry leaders such as Nortel Networks, Intel, Xata/Qualcomm, and Parker Hannifin.

"We’re excited about the doors that this agreement will open for PERC in more traditional embedded areas," said Tim Tumilty, NewMonics Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We view this partnership as a natural fit for both companies."

"PERC is superbly qualified to complement the other products and services we offer," says Greg Gicca, Senior Director of Aonix Product Marketing. "We expect it will establish itself quickly in the markets we serve. These classically include hard real-time embedded and high integrity software systems."

About NewMonics, Inc. (
NewMonics provides advanced Java compatible solutions for today’s complex embedded systems, enabling equipment developers to realize substantial improvements in overall system capabilities while reducing time and cost to market. NewMonics’ products and services center on patented embedded Java technology that delivers performance, predictable timing and reliability while introducing ease of development, reusability and openness. At the heart of this is NewMonics’ PERC virtual machine, which revolutionizes the JVM to meet the exacting standards of fields such as network infrastructure, advanced industrial automation, and fleet telematics. NewMonics offers expert professional services as well as a suite of components comprising compilers, tools, and libraries for Intel and Power PC microprocessors running with a variety of popular real-time operating systems.

About Aonix (
Aonix, a Gores Technology Group company, is a leading international software company with customers drawn from the Global 1000. The Critical Development Solutions (CDS) division produces Software through Pictures® (StP), Architecture Component Development (ACD), TeleUSE®, ObjectAda®, AdaWorld® and RavenTM. CDS products support the highest criticality levels of software design. The company’s Select Business Solutions division provides a comprehensive suite of business software development products. These tools are supported by a full complement of professional services in addition to the development methodology, Select Perspective. The Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions division provides products such as Nomad® and UltraQuestTM, and services designed to dramatically simplify access and analysis of mainframe data. Headquartered in San Diego, Aonix operates sales offices throughout North America and Europe in addition to a network of international distributors.

About Gores Technology Group (
With headquarters in Los Angeles, Gores Technology Group (GTG) is a privately held international acquisition and management firm that pursues an aggressive strategy of acquiring promising high-technology organizations and managing them for growth and profitability. GTG has made a name for itself by acquiring and successfully managing companies — including many divisions acquired from large publicly traded companies — through its commitment to customers, employees and continued development of intellectual property. GTG has acquired and managed approximately 40 interrelated but autonomous technology-oriented companies with locations throughout the world. Those companies provide a broad range of technology-based products and services to a substantial customer base representing millions of active users worldwide.

Previous Page | News by Category | News Search

If you found this page useful, bookmark and share it on: