MontaVista Linux Pro Edition 3.1 Supports New Intel Network Processors

10/21/2004 - MontaVista Software Inc. announced that MontaVista® Linux® Professional Edition 3.1 will support the new Intel® network processor product lines including the Intel IXP460, Intel IXP465, IXP2325 and IXP2350 network processors.

MontaVista Linux Professional Edition (Pro) is a highly scalable, embedded operating system and development platform, suitable for a wide range of applications that use Intel network processors in the telecommunications, networking infrastructure and embedded market segments.

The Intel IXP46X product line is suited for modular routers, telecom line cards, and in the industrial control, RFID, and networked print imaging applications. The Intel IXP23XX product line is designed for access and edge applications such as DSLAMs, wireless infrastructure, wireless LAN aggregation switches and VPN firewalls.

MontaVista Linux provides developers with native hard real-time capabilities, rich networking, extensive hardware support, and hundreds of deployable utilities, libraries, drivers, and other run-time components. In addition to complete pre-built binaries designed to support the Intel IXP4XX and IXP23XX product lines of network processors, MontaVista provides ready access to source code, giving developers the freedom to customize the platform for their target applications and unprecedented control over their core technology.

MontaVista Linux for the Intel IXP23XX product line will be available in the 4th quarter of 2004 and for the Intel IXP46X product line in the 1st quarter of 2005, to subscribers of MontaVista Linux, directly from MontaVista Software and its distribution channels worldwide.

MontaVista is an Associate Member with the Intel® Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. For more information, please visit

About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software provides an Open-Source platform allowing system designers to innovate across a wide range of inter-connected intelligent devices and communications infrastructure. MontaVista enables software developers with a commercial-grade Linux-based operating system. MontaVista Linux is a universal development platform that helps customers differentiate their products and get them to market faster at lower overall development costs. MontaVista Linux is the preferred choice of some of the world's largest corporations.

Founded in 1999, by real-time operating system pioneer James Ready, and headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Sunnyvale, Calif., MontaVista Software is a privately held company funded by leading venture capital firms and strategic corporate investors. For more information about MontaVista Software, please visit

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. MontaVista is a registered trademark of MontaVista Software Inc. Intel and Intel XScale are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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