Solid FlowEngine Certified on Wind River's New Tornado 2.2/VxWorks Platform

9/3/2002 - Solid FlowEngine, has been certified on Wind River's latest Tornado® 2.2/VxWorks® 5.5 platform. With this new offering, customers utilizing Solid FlowEngineTM technology with the Wind River Systems Tornado 2.2 platform will benefit from Solid's proven distributed data management solution and Wind River's leading embedded software and development platform. Together, Solid and Wind River are providing the premier embedded development system available for smart devices today.

The Tornado 2.2 platform is a significant upgrade to Wind River's market-leading Tornado development platform. Tornado 2.2 provides the most reliable embedded software and development toolkit for smart devices, as well as Wind River's most highly tuned and integrated product offering to date. Solid FlowEngine provides high availability and patented replication features that enable customers to attain carrier-grade reliability (99.999 percent) in telecom and networking applications, while reducing time to market and the total cost of ownership. Solid's and Wind River's commitment to providing world-class embedded systems is fueling the rapid deployment of distributed data applications and systems around the world. "Solid is pleased to continue our partnership with Wind River, because our distributed data management functionality coupled with the new Tornado 2.2 platform gives our joint customers significant advantages," said Malcolm Colton, vice president of marketing, Solid. "Our work through Wind River's WindLink Partner Program provides the best foundation ever for embedded systems development, offering customers faster time to market advantages. In partnering with Wind River, Solid continues to provide the best possible embeddable and distributed data management solutions to our customers who demand the highest availability."

About Solid FlowEngine
Solid FlowEngine is a carrier-class distributed data management platform made up of two tightly coupled components: an embeddable, lightweight database management system and a patented database synchronization technology. This optimized combination creates an easy-to-manage platform that can move information through the infrastructure of a distributed enterprise, or move it to and from devices. Solid FlowEngine lets users create synchronized databases in order to provide a high degree of robustness and scaling, to delegate computing autonomy, or to support loosely connected users and devices. Designed so that it can be easily embedded in unattended devices and applications, Solid FlowEngine can be concealed inside an application, delivering an impressively low total cost of ownership.

About Wind River (
Wind River 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 ThinkTM. Founded in 1983, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, Calif., with operations worldwide.

About Solid (
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.

Solid FlowEngine is a trademark of Solid Information Technology Corp.

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