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MontaVista Software, Inc.
MontaVista Software Inc. is a leading provider of open-source systems software solutions for embedded systems. Founded in 1999 by real-time operating system pioneer James Ready, MontaVista's principal offering is the Linux operating system and cross development tools tailored for embedded systems. MontaVista products include Hard HatTM Linux*, a standard off-the-shelf binary distribution of Linux for x86/IA-32, PowerPC, StrongARM, MIPS, Hitach SH and other microprocessor architectures.

Hard Hat Linux offers developers a family of open source solutions for embedded design, with targeted offerings for applications ranging from communications infrastructure to thin-client and edge applications.

Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Sunnyvale, California, MontaVista Software is a privately held company funded by leading investors such Alloy Ventures, US Venture Partners, RRE Ventures, WR Hambrecht + Co, and Intel Capital. For more information about MontaVista, please visit or call (408) 328-92200. MontaVista's Hard HatTM Linux*, offers the broadest embedded hardware support and most comprehensive development solutions in the embedded Linux industry. MontaVista Software provides industry leading support and consulting for embedded-system design. Professional Services include assistance and customer consulting from the MontaVista engineering department. MontaVista also offers technical development based upon specifications and design criteria.

James ReadyJames Ready, CEO & Founder
Jim Ready, MontaVista founder and CEO, is an acknowledged pioneer in the off-the-shelf operating-systems business with more than 25 years of experience in the embedded-software industry. While still at Ready Systems, he foresaw that Linux would become an important factor in the embedded market. The Ready Systems merger with Microtec Research and subsequent acquisition, in 1995, by Mentor Graphics afforded Jim Ready the opportunity to pursue his vision with the financial backing of leading investors such as Alloy Ventures, US Venture Partners, RRE Ventures, WR Hambrecht + Co, and Intel.

MontaVista Software, Inc.

1237 E. Arques Avenue
Ph: 408-328-9200
Fx: 408-328-9204

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