"Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ:RHAT), the leader in open source
solutions for Internet infrastructure, announced today that it is
now taking orders for developer tools and services for the embedded
Linux market. The Red Hat Embedded DevKit (EDK) begins shipping
immediately and answers the demand for open source software and
tools in the growing embedded space, which includes Internet
appliances and handhelds."
"The Red Hat EDK provides an integrated development environment
(IDE) to deliver software developers everything needed to quickly
and easily create embedded Linux applications on a wide spectrum of
pervasive computing platforms. The targeted markets include
manufacturers who are building Internet infrastructure appliances
and consumer Internet appliances, as well as the traditional
telecom, datacom, industrial and embedded enterprise markets."
"A key advantage to the Red Hat Embedded DevKit is access to the
premium support services that Red Hat has pioneered in the open
source space. Red Hat Support customers receive assistance on the
usage of the Embedded DevKit and response to questions about
embedded Linux. In addition, customers are entitled to priority
response on corrections to any EDK or kernel problems they submit.
This ensures that customer projects stay on schedule."