Emerson Creates Innovation Partnership Program for Embedded Computing

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity, announced the Innovation Partnership Program for its Embedded Computing business. The new program, comprised of a broad range of collaborative software vendors, suppliers and integrators, expands Emerson Network Power’s portfolio of solutions in multiple embedded computing markets.

Within the program, participating companies work with Emerson to meet customers’ application-specific needs by transforming leading-edge embedded technologies into globally available business solutions. Partner products are tested for compatibility and interoperability with Emerson’s hardware and software products. With a diverse array of partners spanning a broad range of technologies and applications, the Innovation Partnership Program ensures that customers will receive comprehensive, application-specific solutions with guaranteed interoperability from a single source.

Partners are invited by Emerson to the program and participate at one of three program levels based on a wide range of factors including technology, ecosystem contribution and business objectives. The program levels are Strategic Partner, Integrated Solution Partner and Emerson Compatible Partner.

Emerson Network Power’s Strategic Partners include: Cavium Networks, EMC Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor, Hybricon Corporation, Intel® Corporation, Interphase Corporation, MontaVista Software, Inc., and Wind River Systems, Inc.

Integrated Solution Partners include 6WIND, IP Infusion and Red Hat, Inc. Emerson Compatible Partners include Astute Networks, GoAhead Software, SANBlaze Technology, Inc, SURF Communication Solutions, Tail-f Systems and VirtualLogix.

“The broad range of technologies and applications that our partners bring to the table enhances our product portfolio and gives us access to untapped markets,” said Jorge Magalhaes, vice president of marketing for the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power. “Working with our partners to deliver innovative solutions directly to the street ensures product interoperability, enables us to meet emerging customer needs and strengthens the embedded computing ecosystem.”

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical ContinuityTM from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, monitoring, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2008 were $24.8 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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