Telecom Application Acceleration Seminars for Network Equipment Providers

Enea (Stockholm: ENEA.ST), the world leader in advanced device software, today announced that it has joined forces with Avnet, Data Connection, Intel, Kontron, MontaVista Software and S3, to offer a series of one-day technical seminars to help network equipment providers accelerate their application development process. These unique seminars will showcase open architecture products and technology, and highlight system architecture (hardware and software), integration and development practices that make it easier for telecom OEMs to outsource their platform design and accelerate application software development.

In today’s highly competitive telecom infrastructure market, network equipment providers are outsourcing more and more of their platform design in order to contain cost, speed time to market, and focus on value-added applications and services. To streamline the outsourcing process, and further accelerate time to market, NEPs are embracing open architecture platforms that enhance interoperability and simplify integration while increasing portability and scalability.

The application acceleration development seminars will address all aspects of platform design and integration, from hardware components such as microprocessors, DSPs, blades and shelves, to software components like operating systems, protocols, middleware, and database technology. Each presenter, an expert in their respective discipline, will focus on a unique aspect of the telecom platform design, integration, and application development process.

The North American seminars will take place in:

  • Ottawa on October 3, 2006
  • Chicago on October 10, 2006
  • San Jose on December 5, 2006
  • Boston on December 12, 2006

Additional seminars will be held in:

  • Stockholm, Sweden on October 17, 2006
  • Munich, Germany on October 24, 2006
  • Tokyo, Japan on November 9, 2006

For additional information and to sign up, please go online.

Seminar Sponsors

Enea (Stockholm:ENEA.ST) is the leading supplier of real-time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services for high-availability distributed multiprocessing applications such as telecommunications infrastructure, mobile devices, medical instrumentation, and automobile control/infotainment. Enea’s flagship operating system, OSE is deployed in approximately half of the world’s 3G mobile phones and base stations. Enea has over 500 employees and is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

About the Intel(R) Communications Alliance
The Intel(R) Communications Alliance is a community of communications and embedded developers and solutions providers committed to the development of modular, standards-based solutions on Intel technologies.

A global leader in embedded computer technology and mobile rugged solutions, Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators, and application providers in the automation, test and measurement, communications, medical, gaming and entertainment, military, aerospace, transportation, and energy markets. The company helps its customers reduce their time-to-market and gain a competitive advantage by offering products such as high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single-board computers, man-machine interfaces, and mobile rugged computers and displays. Kontron employs more than 2,300 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. The company is listed on the German TecDAX 30 stock exchange under the symbol “KBC”. Kontron is a Premier member of the Intel Communications Alliance.

MontaVista Software
MontaVista is the leading embedded Linux provider for the telecommunications market. MontaVista delivers a complete, flexible and open operating system which allows designers to innovate across a wide range of mobile and wireless devices and communications infrastructures. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., MontaVista has operations in 15 countries. MontaVista is an Associate member of the Intel Communications Alliance.

Silicon & Software Systems (S3)
S3 is a leading provider of embedded software solutions for the major telecom and datacom equipment manufacturers worldwide. S3′s embeddedMIND(TM) software enables manufacturers of networked equipment, as well as hardware and software component providers, to provide advanced multi-protocol functionality supporting command line (CLI), SNMP, XML and Web management interfaces. embeddedMIND(TM) provides a radical improvement over traditional architectures for management software and delivers major benefits in terms of cutting development cost and risk while improving software maintainability. Founded and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland in 1986, S3 has operations in seven countries including: Ireland, U.S., the Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, U.K and China. S3 is a Premier member of the Intel Communications Alliance.

Data Connection Limited (DCL) is the leading independent developer and supplier of Unicast and Multicast IP Routing, MPLS, SIP, MGCP/Megaco, SBC, ATM and SNA portable products, as well as Web Conferencing, Voicemail, Unified Messaging, and Directory applications. The company’s MetaSwitch division supplies industry-leading IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) switching and applications solutions for both packet and circuit-switched networks.

Net profits have exceeded 20% of revenue every year since the company was founded in 1981. Customers include the world’s largest software and hardware vendors, including Cisco, IBM, Lucent, and Microsoft, and major telecommunications service providers such as AT&T, BT, France Telecom and Verizon.