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Intel's Wind River Claims Lead in Embedded Linux

Jul 24, 2009, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Wind River's position comes as the company continues to grow its Linux efforts after entering the market in 2004. One of Wind River's principal competitors in the Linux space is embedded Linux pioneer MontaVista Linux, which sees the market as being about more than just total market revenues. Overall, both vendors see continued opportunities for the growth of embedded Linux especially in the current economy.

""Wind River is a public company so their revenues were common knowledge," Jim Ready, CTO and Co-founder of MontaVista. Told InternetNews.com. "However, the numbers were a little surprising in how they were reported. According to the report, MontaVista holds over 25 percent share of total embedded Linux revenue. It also says that the market is $126 million. We believe the total addressable market number is much larger, particularly in providing Linux commercialization services to the roll-your-own crowd.""

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