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Green Hills Software Supports Freescale’s Innovative 64-bit e5500 Technology and Three Newest QorIQ™ Communications Processors

Operating Systems, Secure Virtualization and Development Tools Encompass Freescale Multicore QorIQ Processor Family


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ORLANDO, FL—June 22, 2010 — Freescale Technology Forum — Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced multicore software development tools, operating systems, and virtualization support for Freescale Semiconductor’s innovative 64-bit e5500 technology and 64-bit QorIQ™ P5010 and P5020 processors. Green Hills also announces support for Freescale’s quad-core, 32-bit P3041 processor.

Green Hills Software provides a comprehensive embedded solutions portfolio for Freescale communications processors, enabling developers to achieve maximum performance, absolute security, minimum power consumption and fastest time–to-market, while focusing on cutting edge application differentiation.

"Next-generation embedded electronics are extremely sophisticated systems and require software solutions from independent, stable, innovative, and trusted suppliers,” commented Brett Butler, vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Networking Processor Division. “Green Hills Software’s outstanding real-time operating systems and software development tools enable embedded designers to realize the maximum potential of Freescale’s expansive suite of multicore processors."

"The combination of Freescale’s QorIQ processors and Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY® RTOS pairs industry hardware and software leaders," commented Joe Byrne, senior analyst with The Linley Group. "Without doubt, the cooperative optimization of these product lines is key to meeting the challenging demands of modern embedded products."

Key additions to Green Hills Software’s QorIQ solutions to support the P5020 include:

  • INTEGRITY AMP and SMP real-time operating system operating in true 64-bit mode
  • INTEGRITY Secure Virtualization hosting 64-bit guest operating systems
  • 64-bit aware MULTI® integrated development environment and Green Hills Probe
  • Green Hills Power Architecture compilers generating the fastest 64-bit code in the industry

Green Hills Software’s optimized software solutions and comprehensive services for Freescale’s P5 and P3 processors include the following components already announced for Freescale’s P4 products:

"With the addition of the P3 and P5 level products, Freescale’s QorIQ platform provides scalability from resource-constrained SoHo networking equipment to some of the most demanding 64-bit storage, networking, and aerospace applications," says Dan Mender, vice president of business development, Green Hills Software. "We’re pleased to bring Green Hills Software’s extensive experience in 64-bit and multicore-enabled embedded solutions to the P5020, P5010 and P3041 devices."

About QorIQ communications platforms

Freescale QorIQ communications platforms are the next-generation evolution of Freescale’s leading PowerQUICC® communications processors. Built using high-performance cores based on Power Architecture® technology, Freescale QorIQ platforms enable a new era of networking innovation where the reliability, security and quality of service for every connection matters. The Freescale QorIQ platforms consist of five platforms (P1, P2, P3, P4 and P5) that include single-, dual- and many cores to offer customers a choice of solutions, whether they are ready to move to multicore today or want a smart migration path to get there in the future. For more information about QorIQ platforms, visit www.freescale.com/multicore.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the largest independent vendor of embedded development solutions. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178B RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by the NSA to EAL6+ High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com.

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