Embedded Software Leader Optimizes its Operating System and Multicore Embedded Software Solutions for NetLogic Microsystems' Best-in-Class XLP(TM) Processors

(http://www.netlogicmicro.com)Embedded Systems Conference, Booth 409 -- Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced operating system, middleware and multicore development tool support for NetLogic Microsystems' industry-leading...


Embedded Systems Conference, Booth 409 -- Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced operating system, middleware and multicore development tool support for NetLogic Microsystems' industry-leading XLP family of multicore, multi-threaded processors. Green Hills Software's comprehensive portfolio of optimized software solutions includes its multicore-ready INTEGRITY@ real-time operating system (http://ghs.com/products/rtos/integrity.html) (RTOS) and MULTI@ software development tool set (http://ghs.com/products/MULTI_IDE.html) for NetLogic Microsystems' XLP multicore, multi-threaded processors.

The tight coupling of Green Hills Software's embedded software solutions with NetLogic Microsystems' XLP instruction set extensions and software development kit (SDK) enables customers to accelerate time-to-market with a robust software environment that can take full advantage of the superior performance and functionality of the XLP processors.

Green Hills Software delivers the latest in RTOS technology and achieves unprecedented levels of reliability, availability, and security for a broad range of real-time applications. The INTEGRITY RTOS on NetLogic Microsystems' XLP processors supports both Asymmetric Multi Processing (AMP) and Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP) configurations for enhanced flexibility and scalability.

"By combining up to 128 NXCPUs operating at 2GHz, the XLP processor is the industry's first quad-issue, quad-threaded, tri-level cached, multicore communications processor, and was recently rated 'an exceptional CPU well beyond the capabilities of other embedded processors' by the Microprocessor Report," stated Chris O'Reilly, vice president of marketing at NetLogic Microsystems. "We are pleased to collaborate with such a market-leading provider of RTOS and software solutions for embedded multicore processing. Our collaboration with Green Hills Software allows us to help customers achieve market-leading performance, scalability and software reliability."

"NetLogic Microsystems is driving best-in-class innovations in multicore processing technology, and we are excited to partner with the company on its XLP processor family," said David Kleidermacher, chief technology officer of Green Hills Software. "Our proven and broadly adopted embedded multicore software products will be highly optimized for the XLP multicore, multi-threaded processors through this collaboration with NetLogic Microsystems."

Green Hills Software is providing the following support for NetLogic Microsystems' XLP processors:

About Green Hills Software Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the largest independent vendor of embedded development solutions. In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178B RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by the NSA (http://www.ghs.com/security/security_home.html) to EAL6+, High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com (http://www.ghs.com) .

About NetLogic Microsystems NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETL) is a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions that are powering next-generation Internet networks. NetLogic Microsystems' best-in-class products perform highly differentiated tasks of accelerating complex network traffic to significantly enhance the performance and functionality of advanced 3G/4G mobile wireless infrastructure, data center, enterprise, metro Ethernet, edge and core infrastructure networks. NetLogic Microsystems' market-leading product portfolio includes high-performance multicore processors, knowledge-based processors, content processors, network search engines, ultra low-power embedded processors and high-speed 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet PHY solutions. These products are designed into high-performance systems such as switches, routers, wireless base stations, security appliances, networked storage appliances, service gateways and connected media devices offered by leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). NetLogic Microsystems is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices and design centers throughout North America, Asia and Europe. For more information about products offered by NetLogic Microsystems, call +1-408-454-3000 or visit the NetLogic Microsystems Web site at http://www.netlogicmicro.com (http://www.netlogicmicro.com) .

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