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Enea Linux Supports Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC

Industry Leading Performance Optimized Linux Solution

EMBEDDED WORLD, Nuremberg, Germany and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, February 28, 2013 – Enea® (NASDAQ OMX Nordic:ENEA), a world leading operating system solution vendor for 3G and 4G infrastructure equipment, today announced its Enea® Linux support for Xilinx Zynq™-7000 All Programmable SoC.

Enea® Linux is now available for the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC family, providing a comprehensive cross-development tool chain and runtime environment that may be combined with Enea and other proprietary technologies, depending on the specific use cases and requirements.

The Zynq-7000 devices combine the software programmability of an ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore with the hardware programmability of an FPGA, resulting in unrivaled levels of system performance, flexibility, and scalability while providing system benefits in terms of power reduction and lower cost with fast time to market. Enea Linux, with its unique Linux real-time extensions, provides the best performance optimized solution for the Zynq-7000 family.

“Xilinx and Enea have been working closely together for many years to maximize customer value and benefit.”, says Sanjay Gehani, Senior Manager Alliance Program at Xilinx Inc. “Unleashing the power of an independent Linux vendor like Enea helps us to create a compelling platform offering for designing next-generation heterogeneous wireless networks .”

Enea Linux is based on the Yocto ProjectTM embedded Linux configuration system. The Yocto Project is founded by the Linux Foundation and is becoming a de facto standard for doing embedded Linux. By utilizing the Yocto Project, Enea Linux leverage the open source community to provide a mature product in less time and customers meet a familiar lock-in free environment.

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