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Green Hills Software and RTI Expand Partnership to Ease Integration of Mission-Critical Devices

RTI’s DDS-Compliant Middleware to Provide Enhanced Support for Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY RTOS

SANTA BARBARA, CA and SUNNYVALE, CA – July 12, 2010 —Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, and Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the global leader in Data Distribution Service (DDS), today announced that they have expanded their longstanding partnership. As a result, RTI’s DDS-compliant middleware will gain optimized support for Green Hills Software’s latest release of its safety and security-certified INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS).These enhancements include advanced support for INTEGRITY RTOS capabilities, such as Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) and Asymmetric Multiprocessing (AMP). RTI will also offer standard release support for the INTEGRITY RTOS on a broad range of microprocessor families, including those based on Intel Architecture (Core i3, i5, i7, Atom and Xeon) and a wide range of Power Architecture® microprocessors.

RTI Data Distribution Service allows INTEGRITY users to deliver devices and systems that comply with the Object Management Group’s (OMG) DDS standard, the leading standard for real-time systems integration. A broad range of industries and programs have standardized on DDS to enable integration of heterogeneous real-time applications, including in aerospace, defense, power systems, industrial control and transportation.

DDS significantly reduces integration time and cost relative to traditional custom-built integration approaches. DDS applications communicate using the flexible publish-and-subscribe communication model. Applications simply publish the data they produce (for example, sensor data or commands) and subscribe to the data they consume. DDS middleware automatically discovers and connects publishers and subscribers at run-time. Individual applications do not require any knowledge of each other, making DDS well suited for dynamic and ad hoc systems.

"A wide range of embedded systems are now essential components of the enterprise," said Dan Mender, vice president of business development, Green Hills Software. "Consequently, they must be easy to integrate with a broad range of disparate applications without compromising the safety and security of the embedded system. RTI Data Distribution Service executing within the separation policies core to the INTEGRITY RTOS architecture makes this possible, while also giving INTEGRITY users a true ‘plug-and-play’ integration capability."

"We depend on distributed systems for everything from national defense to transportation to the power grid to medical care," commented David Barnett, RTI’s vice president of marketing. "RTI’s standards-based Data Distribution Service platform in conjunction with the proven reliability and security of Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY RTOS provides the connectivity and robustness this critical infrastructure requires."

About INTEGRITY

The INTEGRITY family of real-time operating systems includes INTEGRITY, μ-velOSity, and INTEGRITY-178B, all based on the same high-reliability, hard real-time microkernel architecture that scales from deeply embedded and mobile devices to the most safety and security-critical systems. INTEGRITY is the first and only software technology to achieve a Common Criteria EAL6+ security certification. INTEGRITY represents the most advanced RTOS technology on the market today. The INTEGRITY RTOS’ vast ecosystem of middleware, device drivers, 3rd party integrated software, and the innovative operating system-aware, integrated development environment — MULTI® — provides the ideal platform for next-generation connected devices.

About RTI Data Distribution Service

RTI Data Distribution Service is the leading integration platform for high-performance, mission-critical systems. It slashes systems integration time and cost by providing a fully standards-compliant communications infrastructure optimized for distributed real-time applications’ demanding latency, throughput, scalability and reliability requirements. RTI Data Distribution Service complies with the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) specification. It also includes interfaces and adapters to ease integration of real-time applications with legacy and non-DDS applications, including those that use Web services and the Java Message Service (JMS).

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.

About RTI

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the world's leading provider of middleware compliant with the Object Management Group (OMG) Data-Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS) standard. With over 70% market share, more than 400 unique projects take advantage of RTI's software and expertise to slash the time and cost of systems integration. These span a broad range of industries including aerospace, defense, finance, intelligence, power generation and transportation. Founded in 1991, RTI is privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, please visit www.rti.com.

Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, MULTI, INTEGRITY and µ-velOSity 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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