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Green Hills Software Announces Record Revenue and Earnings in 2010

Achieved over $1 Billion in Revenue since Company's Inception

SAN JOSE, CA — May 3, 2011 — Embedded Systems Conference, Booth 916 — Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, announced today that in 2010 Green Hills Software saw strong growth in revenue, margins and income, once again leading to the achievement of record annual revenue and earnings.

Green Hills also realized another significant milestone: exceeding $1 billion in total revenue-to-date.

Dan O'Dowd, CEO and founder of Green Hills Software comments, "Green Hills continues its strong and consistent growth in the embedded software industry. We thank our loyal customers who, over the past 29 years, have used over $1 billion of our market-leading products in support of their own industries. It's a testimony to Green Hills product innovation, superiority and customer satisfaction, and we continue to see this trend in the coming years."

The Proven World Leader in Security and Safety
In 2008, NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership) granted the INTEGRITY®-178B RTOS the first and only certification to EAL6+ High Robustness, the highest security level ever awarded to an operating system. This made INTEGRITY-178B the only operating system ever certified for the protection of classified information from sophisticated, well-funded attackers. INTEGRITY-178B is the only operating system in the world that has been proven to simultaneously meet the software safety requirements of RTCA/DO-178B Level A for safety and total reliability, and the information assurance requirements of the U.S. Government's EAL6+ Separation Kernel Protection Profile (SKPP) for absolute security. By the end of 2010, Green Hills Software had completed over 55 RTCA/DO-178B Level A and/or EAL6+ compliant deliveries of its multi-level secure INTEGRITY-178B operating system on customer hardware containing more than 30 different microprocessors.

Continuing its leadership in adhering to industry safety standards, Green Hills also achieved a SWSIL 4 certification for its INTEGRITY® RTOS (real-time operating system) against the stringent CENELEC EN 50128 standard, which targets software for railway control and protection systems. Certified by both TÜV and Exida, the INTEGRITY RTOS received the highest assurance level possible against this safety standard for an individual software component, such as an operating system.

Expanding Markets
Driving sales for 2010 were significant design wins for Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY RTOS and related services and solutions, including virtualization and networking software.

Green Hills Software and Freescale Semiconductor entered into a multi-year strategic agreement to develop, co-market and deliver highly integrated, optimized single and multicore operating system, secure virtualization, and tools solutions targeting Freescale's QorIQ™ and PowerQUICC® processor families.

The company also invested heavily in integrating with new technologies of partner companies, including ARM, Intel, Freescale and Texas Instruments.

About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software 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 NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST) 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.

Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, MULTI and INTEGRITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Green Hills Software in the U.S. and/or internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

North American Sales Contact:
Green Hills Software, Inc.
30 West Sola Street,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel: 805-965-6044
Fax: 805-965-6343
Website: www.ghs.com
Email: info@ghs.com

Media Contact:
Green Hills Software, Inc.
Barbel French
Tel: 805-965-6044
Email: bfrench@ghs.com

International Sales Contact:
Green Hills Software Ltd
Fleming Business Centre
Leigh Road
Eastleigh
Hampshire SO50 9PD
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)2380 649660
Fax: +44 (0)2380 649661
Email: mktg-europe@ghs.com

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