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SDC Systems to Distribute Timesys’ LinuxLink Embedded Linux Solution

LinuxLink offers engineers proven and cost effective embedded Linux OS solution

Pittsburgh, PA – October 30, 2012 —Embedded systems tools and technology supplier SDC Systems (http://www.sdcsystems.com) has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Timesys Corporation (https://www.timesys.com), a leading provider of commercial Linux solutions for the embedded sector.

Timesys offers pre-tested software, development tools, expert support and professional services to developers working with Linux. Its flagship product LinuxLink has been used worldwide by more than 1,000 projects, and has proven to reduce the time, cost and risk associated with building commercial quality products using open source Linux.

LinuxLink is an award-winning software framework that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development. Developers can start building custom Linux board support packages and matching software development kits (BSPs/SDKs) for their development kit in minutes using Timesys’ LinuxLink FREE Edition. Professional embedded systems developers typically upgrade to LinuxLink PRO Edition for advanced platform and application customisation, development, integration and optimization tools, and unmetered exper support.

For more information on Timesys’ LinuxLink, visit https://www.timesys.com/embedded-linux/linuxlink.

“We are very pleased to have the Timesys products within our portfolio,” said Stuart Parker, Managing Director of SDC Systems Ltd. “We feel that the Timesys offering is a very good fit for the current UK marketplace, both in terms of price and its overall offering. The Timesys solutions also offer a very broad support across multiple silicon vendors and architectures and wide BSP support for standard boards, allowing engineers more freedom and flexibility during design and development.”

Reading based SDC Systems Ltd is a distributor of tools and technologies for the developers of embedded systems and enterprise systems. SDC’s customers include major software and technology companies across the UK and Europe. SDC has established itself as a specialist in technologies that accelerate development and enable innovation, and is recognised as a trusted advisor in many areas, such as software development and software testing.

“We are excited to partner with SDC Systems in the UK market place,” said Atul Bansal, CEO, Timesys. “SDC is a leader in providing high-quality, cost-effective embedded Linux solutions that enable developers to bring their value-add products to market in the shortest time possible. Our easy-to-use LinuxLink offering combined with SDC’s commitment to help developers get their products to market sooner meets customers’ needs and enables them to leverage the advantages that Linux offers.”

SDC Systems have recently announced their sponsorship of the UK Device Developers’ Conference for 2013. This event will address the tools and technologies available to developers of intelligent systems and devices.

About SDC Systems Ltd

SDC Systems Ltd is a leading UK distributor of tools and technologies that aid the development of intelligent systems and devices. Operating in areas such as embedded systems development, enterprise software development, software testing and code analysis, SDC Systems bring a wealth of leading edge knowledge and expertise to the UK technical sector whilst providing a range of products and services that enable innovation and accelerate development. www.sdcsystems.com.

SDC Systems Contact

Stuart Parker, Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0) 118 990 8400
Email: Stuart.Parker@sdcsystems.com

SDC Media Contact

Richard Blackburn
Energi Technical Ltd
Tel: 01603 439569

About Timesys

Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a high-productivity software development framework that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development. The LinuxLink framework includes the Linux kernel, cross-toolchain, application development IDE, an award winning build system called Factory, a vast library of middleware packages, software stacks and libraries, documentation and expert technical support. LinuxLink enables development teams to consistently build and maintain a custom, open source embedded Linux platform through regularly updated Linux sources, proven middleware packages, and a scriptable GNU-based build environment. LinuxLink reduces the time, resources, risk and cost associated with building a product based on open source Linux. For more information, visit www.timesys.com.

Timesys Press Contact

Theresa Kisha
Tel: +1.412.325.6362
Email: theresa.kisha@timesys.com