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Green Hills Software Enhances Platform for Secure Wireless Devices

Complete Wireless Communications and Security Middleware Optimized for Use with INTEGRITY RTOS


EMBEDDED SYSTEMS CONFERENCE, BOSTON, MA —October 28, 2008—Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced a major upgrade of its Platform for Secure Wireless Devices. Built on the secure foundation of the INTEGRITY® RTOS, this Platform now includes the latest 802.11A/B/G wireless drivers from Atheros Communications in addition to the commercial-grade Devicescape® security supplicants. All products are integrated and validated on off-the-shelf hardware reference platforms, accelerating customers’ development and deployment of Wi-Fi enabled products.

"We are excited to partner with Green Hills Software and to make our Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi available on its popular INTEGRITY RTOS,"said Dave Fraser, chief executive officer, Devicescape. "With Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi, Green Hills Software’s customers can quickly and inexpensively deliver secure and reliable Wi-Fi enabled products. We look forward to seeing what new products and advances will be developed as a result of our partnership."

"Atheros’ best-in-class WLAN solutions combined with Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY RTOS provide customers with compelling, turnkey solutions that yield time-to-market advantages," said Paul Lever, program manager, partner platforms for Atheros Communications. “Our collaboration with Green Hills will enable product developers with highly robust, state-of-the-art tools and technologies to craft their next-generation, Wi-Fi-connected devices."

"The Platform for Secure Wireless Devices enables developers to lower production and development costs, speed time-to-market, and improve security and reliability," commented Dan Mender, vice president, business development, Green Hills Software. "We have assembled the world’s leading combination of wireless drivers and wireless protocol middleware for use with the world’s leading high reliability real-time operating system – INTEGRITY."

About the Platform for Secure Wireless Devices
The Green Hills Platform for Secure Wireless Devices consists of the following components:

  • INTEGRITY RTOS
  • Full IEEE 802.11 and Wi-Fi Alliance standards support
  • Comprehensive WLAN client security features
  • Enterprise and Personal mode security with WPA/WPA2
  • Static and dynamic WEP (64/128/152-bit)
  • Full range of 802.1X Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) types
  • 802.1X authentication over wired LANs
  • Interoperability with standards-compliant RADIUS servers
  • Optional Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) version 4
  • Optional Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • Scalable, small footprint design
  • Green Hills IPv6-ready IPv4/IPv6 networking stack
  • Atmel AT91SAM9263-based hardware reference platform
  • Atheros AR6001XL/GL radio modules from CardAccess® and Silex Technology
  • Green Hills MULTI® Integrated Development Environment

About INTEGRITY
INTEGRITY is a royalty-free real-time operating system deployed in embedded systems that require maximum reliability and security. It was designed from the ground up to achieve unprecedented levels of reliability, availability, and security for a broad range of applications, including mobile devices, avionics, industrial control, automotive electronics, networking, and medical devices. The INTEGRITY RTOS’ strict adherence to provable resource requirements allows an embedded system designer to guarantee resource availability. Unlike other memory protected operating systems, INTEGRITY does not sacrifice real-time performance for security and protection. It is, first and foremost, a true hard real-time operating system. INTEGRITY represents the most advanced RTOS technology on the market today.

About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for 32- and 64-bit embedded systems. Our royalty-free INTEGRITY® and velOSity™ real-time operating systems, µ-velOSity™ microkernel, IPv6-ready TCP/IP networking stacks, GateD® Layer 3 routing, compilers, MULTI® and AdaMULTI™ integrated development environments, DoubleCheck™ integrated static analyzer and TimeMachine™ tool suite offer a complete development solution that addresses both deeply embedded and high-reliability applications. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom.Visit Green Hills Software on the web at www.ghs.com.

Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, MULTI, INTEGRITY, velOSity, µ-velOSity, AdaMULTI, DoubleCheck and TimeMachine are trademarks or registered trademarks of Green Hills Software, Inc. in the U.S. and/or internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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