MontaVista Software Expands in UK, Ireland

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading provider of Linux® for intelligent devices and communications infrastructure, announced that it is expanding its sales, support, and services for device designers and embedded developers in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland by the appointment of SDC Systems Limited (SDC) as a distributor of MontaVista products in those regions. Under terms of the agreement, SDC will market and distribute MontaVista® products and also provide technical support and professional services for software developers. SDC will provide resources in addition to the sales, support, and services MontaVista currently provides from their office in Bracknell, England.

“SDC are well established and have a solid reputation for their expertise with embedded and real-time operating system software, and also for great customer service,” said Sou Bennani, Director of Business Development for MontaVista Software. “SDC will help us address the growing demand for embedded Linux and Linux development tools in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We are very pleased to work with SDC.”

“We are delighted to have been appointed by MontaVista,” said Stuart Parker, Managing Director of SDC. “MontaVista Linux products are excellent fits for our customers. They are fast, they are very stable, they support a wide range of processor architectures, and the Eclipse-based IDE is fully integrated for cross development. Such a well-proven product family, coupled with our extensive experience in embedded Linux, makes us sure that MontaVista Linux will prove to be popular with our customers.”

About SDC
SDC Systems Limited is a leading distributor of embedded development software, tools and hardware. Focused on innovative and leading-edge technology, SDC strives to provide “technology that makes a difference,” technology that will accelerate the development process and/or improve the quality and functionality of the final product. With many years’ experience and talented engineering support, SDC Systems work closely with their customers to provide an important source of embedded expertise and products.

About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Linux for intelligent devices and telecommunications infrastructure. MontaVista delivers a commercial-quality Linux® operating system, time-saving development tools, expert support, and design and migration services. MontaVista has more than 400 partners, and thousands of companies use MontaVista embedded Linux to add functionality, increase reliability, reduce costs, and accelerate product development. MontaVista has offices in 15 countries.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States and other countries. MontaVista is a registered trademark of MontaVista Software, Inc.