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AllLinuxDevices: NetSilicon Shipping First Complete Embedded Linux Solution for 'Net Appliances

Oct 24, 2000, 21:36 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Leading the drive for Open Source solutions for network-enabled devices,NetSilicon, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSIL), the leader in Ethernet microprocessing solutions, announced today the availability of NET+Lx, the first complete environment for building embedded Linux applications. NET+Lx is the first product from the recently announced partnership between NetSilicon and Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT), the leader in Linux-based Internet infrastructure solutions."

"Just as NetSilicon was at the forefront in providing royalty-free embedded systems, we are once again leading the way by offering Open Source-based embedded solutions to an industry clamoring for more product development options," said Dick Andersen, vice president, product marketing and engineering, NetSilicon, Inc. "Some companies offer software-only Linux solutions. Others offer loosely coupled hardware solutions. What the market really needs--and NET+Lx delivers--is a seamlessly integrated hardware/ software platform that substantially reduces development time and risk for the growing wave of networked devices."

"NET+Lx delivers the stability, diversity and open source availability of Linux in a highly integrated hardware/software platform solution for developing Internet appliances. This first-to-market, comprehensive, tested and supported solution accelerates product development and market speed and significantly reduces cost of ownership. NET+Lx is comprised of a uClinux kernel and certified networking applications, running on the NET+ARM(R) Ethernet microprocessor. The latest addition to the NET+Works(TM) family of integrated solutions, NET+Lx begins customer shipments this week."

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