Timesys Selected as Commercial Linux Solutions Partner for Variscite SoM Solutions
Brings world-class embedded Linux software support to customers of leading SoM manufacturer
Pittsburgh, PA – May 14, 2014 — Timesys Corporation (http://www.timesys.com), provider of easy-to-use and affordable embedded Linux solutions, today announced an alliance with Variscite (http://www.variscite.com), a leading manufacturer of System on Modules (SoM), to provide embedded Linux products, support, services and training to Variscite customers. Timesys will bring its award-winning LinuxLink products, support packages, and specialized services options to Variscite SoM users to minimize their time-to-market while further enhancing the ecosystem around Variscite’s embedded solutions.
Variscite is a one-stop-shop for total SoM solutions and design services. The company is a trusted provider of development and consulting services for a variety of popular embedded platforms built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Freescale i.MX 6, Texas Instruments AM335x and OMAP4460 processors, among others.
The Timesys-Variscite alliance enables Variscite SoM users to have priority access to Timesys products, services and training worldwide. Timesys embedded Linux support, services, and training are available immediately for Variscite customers, and Timesys LinuxLink support for the Variscite VAR-SOM-MX6, VAR-SOM-AM33 and DART-4460 SoMs will be available in the next few weeks.
Engineers using Variscite’s VAR-SOM-MX6, VAR-SOM-AM33 and DART-4460 will benefit from having access to Timesys’ comprehensive embedded Linux solutions at their disposal. Software developers may opt to use Timesys LinuxLink or Yocto Project-based board support packages (BSPs), augmented with a suite of support and services options for projects including kernel and BSP porting, human-machine interface (HMI) development, fast boot, power optimization, and Linux application development, among other offerings.
“We are excited about this alliance with Variscite and are pleased to expand our embedded Linux solutions to include support for their popular SoMs,” said Brian Gildon, VP of Business Development at Timesys. “Variscite is having explosive growth in the marketplace, and this alliance works well to provide additional support to their customers that need to get to market quickly. We look forward to providing Variscite customers with embedded Linux solutions, support and expertise and enabling them to leverage the hardware capabilities and processing power required to bring their next-generation embedded device to market.”
“Timesys provides a comprehensive commercial embedded Linux offering, which allows for faster software development for our customers,” said Ofer Austerlitz, VP of Business Development and Sales at Variscite. “Timesys is a well-known commercial embedded Linux company with a long, proven track record. By partnering with Timesys, we can expand our support offering and provide our customers with a wider software ecosystem around our leading embedded products.”
Timesys is a pioneer and industry leader in providing embedded Linux solutions. The company is committed to providing easy-to-use, embedded Linux offerings and world-class support, professional services and training to embedded developers targeting Linux as their go-to-market platform. Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a complete suite of tools for embedded Linux platform and application development that fits teams of all sizes, experience levels and budgets. Timesys’ products and services have been used globally and across many markets including consumer electronics, medical, automotive, telecommunications/networking, industrial control/process automation, and military/aerospace. Timesys is a Freescale Connect Proven Partner and TI Design Network Platinum Member. For more information, visit http://www.timesys.com.
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