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Green Hills Software Partners with Tuxera for Interoperable File Systems

Tuxera NTFS Ported to INTEGRITY RTOS to Provide Long-term Reliable Data Accessibility

SANTA BARBARA, CA — June 18, 2012 — Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, and Tuxera, Inc., the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices, today announced that the companies have partnered to extend Tuxera file system support to Green Hills Software INTEGRITY® RTOS customers. In phase one, Tuxera NTFS, the market-leading interoperable file system solution, is ported to INTEGRITY RTOS for the first customer deployments. Tuxera NTFS provides INTEGRITY developers full read/write support for the industry-standard Windows interoperability solution with the highest level of reliability.

Tuxera's mature file system technology can be deployed throughout the design process with seamless platform integration helping to minimize performance and reliability risks. Tuxera's solutions are especially suited for demanding applications where high performance data transfer rates; high reliability; and universal, direct access from Windows and Mac computers are needed. Tuxera's solutions are widely deployed across consumer electronics, mobile, medical, aviation, automotive and other industry uses.

INTEGRITY is Green Hills Software's flagship real-time operating system that has been successfully deployed in a wide range of end-customer products where safety and reliability are paramount. According to the industry's leading market analysts, INTEGRITY has demonstrated the highest growth in real-time operating system market share over the past decade. The success of INTEGRITY is due to its advanced technological design, incorporating memory protection, guaranteed resource availability, secure remote management, and hard real-time deterministic response. INTEGRITY technology is certified to numerous safety standards including IEC 61508 (SIL 3) and EN 50128 CENELEC (SWSIL 4), in addition to the highest Common Criteria (IEC 15408) security level ever achieved for any commercial operation system — EAL6+, High Robustness.

"Embedded device manufacturers have asked us for long-term, tested and reliable solutions for their data interoperability needs. Tuxera's market-leading file systems together with Green Hills Software's secure and reliable operating systems provides embedded designers a total solution with the fastest time-to-market," said Jack Greenbaum, director of engineering, Advanced Products Group, Green Hills Software.

"Green Hills Software is well known for their global market leadership in the most demanding embedded applications. Tuxera shares the same values with Green Hills Software with focus on the highest level of reliability, availability and security," noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. "With this partnership we can effectively address the ever growing market for data portability and solve together the long-term data storage and accessibility challenges that the biggest governmental and industrial customers are facing today."

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

About Tuxera

Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera's industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have hundreds of millions installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera's customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit

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