WIN Enterprises Rolls Out Linux Software Development Program
12/9/2005 - WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces a Linux software development program that features a software development kit (SDK) for its OEM customers. The new program compliments WIN's commitment to compact, high-performance, low-power designs based on Intel Pentium MTM and AMD OpteronTM x86-based processors.
The WIN Linux Support Program features:
- OEM Software Development Kit (SDK) for fast time-to-market
- Free downloadable Linux images for testing WIN-based embedded designs, available in CompactFlash and CD formats
- On-line, automated software updates
- Fee-based consultancy and support programs
Based on the Linux 2.6 kernel, the new easy-to-use software products are available now to WIN Enterprises customers. Both versions of the Linux Image for testing feature a complete 2.6 Linux kernel plus a GUI for easy interfacing and testing on WIN's embedded designs.
The Linux SDK is downloadable, and regular updates will be free of charge with versions updated automatically via the Internet. Expert consulting, technical support and maintenance is available on a paid-fee basis.
"Linux is becoming the de facto standard in the x86 embedded OEM marketplace," says Chiman Patel, President and CEO of WIN Enterprises. He continues, "The WIN software development kit and Linux testing images make it faster and easier for OEMs to bring their products to market."
Cost and Availability
Downloads are available now to WIN Enterprises customers. The Linux OEM Testing Image is free; the cost for the Linux SDK is $995. Ten days of telephone support can be purchased for $2995. 24x7 support will be available for $30,000 per annum.
About WIN Enterprises, Inc.
WIN Enterprises is a product development company that designs and manufactures customized x86-based embedded systems and embedded controllers / motherboards. Founded in 1991, WIN Enterprises has developed several reference designs for leading microprocessor companies, as well as customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other electronic products for OEMs. WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, Italy, and India – which enables cost-effective design, manufacturing, and fulfillment services for corporations around the world.
WIN Enterprises, Inc.
300 Willow St. South
N. Andover, MA 01845
European Sales Office
WIN Enterprises (EMEA) SpA
5, Via Borgogna
20100 Milan – ITALY
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