Lineo Establishes Embedded Systems Center in Silicon Valley

New San Mateo Office Reaffirms Lineo as an Industry Leader

In the Embedded Market



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lineo, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, Embedded Systems Conference, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Lineo,(TM) Inc., a leading innovator in embedded systems, real-time and high
 availability solutions today announced it has opened an office in Silicon
 Valley to become the new Lineo Embedded Systems Center (LESC) focused on
 sales, marketing and services functions under the direction of Richard Larsen,
 senior vice president of sales, marketing and services, Lineo, Inc.
     "We are excited to see Lineo's growth marked by the company's expansion
 into Silicon Valley," Larsen said.  "Establishing LESC in the heart of the
 high-tech world allows Lineo to meet the demands of its growing business in
 the embedded solutions space by providing proximity to our many partners and
 customers."
     Lineo is a leader in the embedded technology sector.  Established in 1998,
 Lineo has grown rapidly during the past two and a half years and currently has
 more than 325 employees worldwide.
     "Opening the LESC in Silicon Valley makes good business sense for Lineo as
 we continue to establish Lineo's presence in the high-tech world and forge
 strategic relationships with industry leaders," said Bryan Sparks, Lineo CEO.
     The new office is located at 1500 Fashion Island Boulevard in San Mateo
 and will be the strategic center of Lineo's worldwide sales, marketing and
 service functions.  Lineo embedded systems engineering and partnering labs
 also will be based in the LESC.  By the end of the year, more than 50 sales,
 marketing, engineering and customer support staff will be working from the
 LESC.
     Since May 2000, Lineo has acquired, or announced intent to acquire, eight
 key companies in the areas of embedded software, real-time operating systems,
 high availability solutions and digital television.  The company's products
 can be found in technology such as set-top boxes, cell phones, PDAs, cash
 registers, credit card readers and Internet appliances.  In addition to the
 LESC, Lineo currently has 15 offices in nine countries including three
 engineering development centers.
 
     About Lineo, Inc.
     Lineo, Inc. provides embedded systems, real time and high availability
 solutions that include software, hardware reference designs and professional
 services.  Lineo's solutions allow OEMs to create devices and systems that
 interact with the Internet while helping OEMs to reduce system requirements,
 per-unit costs and time-to-market.  The company's key product lines include:
 Embedix(TM) (embedded Linux system software), uClinux(TM) (embedded Linux for
 MMU-less processors), SecureEdge(TM) (Linux-based Internet appliances
 including Internet routers, networked attached storage and firewalls),
 RTXC(TM) (general purpose and DSP real-time operating system), BeaconSuite(TM)
 (x86 development toolkit) and Availix(TM) (mission-critical high availability
 Linux cluster solutions).  Contact Lineo at www.lineo.com, via e-mail to
 info@lineo.com or by calling (801) 426-5001.
 
     Lineo and Embedix are trademarks of Lineo, Inc.  Linux is a registered
 trademark owned by Linus Torvalds.  All other products, services, companies
 and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
 

SOURCE Lineo, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, Embedded Systems Conference, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Lineo,(TM) Inc., a leading innovator in embedded systems, real-time and high
 availability solutions today announced it has opened an office in Silicon
 Valley to become the new Lineo Embedded Systems Center (LESC) focused on
 sales, marketing and services functions under the direction of Richard Larsen,
 senior vice president of sales, marketing and services, Lineo, Inc.
     "We are excited to see Lineo's growth marked by the company's expansion
 into Silicon Valley," Larsen said.  "Establishing LESC in the heart of the
 high-tech world allows Lineo to meet the demands of its growing business in
 the embedded solutions space by providing proximity to our many partners and
 customers."
     Lineo is a leader in the embedded technology sector.  Established in 1998,
 Lineo has grown rapidly during the past two and a half years and currently has
 more than 325 employees worldwide.
     "Opening the LESC in Silicon Valley makes good business sense for Lineo as
 we continue to establish Lineo's presence in the high-tech world and forge
 strategic relationships with industry leaders," said Bryan Sparks, Lineo CEO.
     The new office is located at 1500 Fashion Island Boulevard in San Mateo
 and will be the strategic center of Lineo's worldwide sales, marketing and
 service functions.  Lineo embedded systems engineering and partnering labs
 also will be based in the LESC.  By the end of the year, more than 50 sales,
 marketing, engineering and customer support staff will be working from the
 LESC.
     Since May 2000, Lineo has acquired, or announced intent to acquire, eight
 key companies in the areas of embedded software, real-time operating systems,
 high availability solutions and digital television.  The company's products
 can be found in technology such as set-top boxes, cell phones, PDAs, cash
 registers, credit card readers and Internet appliances.  In addition to the
 LESC, Lineo currently has 15 offices in nine countries including three
 engineering development centers.
 
     About Lineo, Inc.
     Lineo, Inc. provides embedded systems, real time and high availability
 solutions that include software, hardware reference designs and professional
 services.  Lineo's solutions allow OEMs to create devices and systems that
 interact with the Internet while helping OEMs to reduce system requirements,
 per-unit costs and time-to-market.  The company's key product lines include:
 Embedix(TM) (embedded Linux system software), uClinux(TM) (embedded Linux for
 MMU-less processors), SecureEdge(TM) (Linux-based Internet appliances
 including Internet routers, networked attached storage and firewalls),
 RTXC(TM) (general purpose and DSP real-time operating system), BeaconSuite(TM)
 (x86 development toolkit) and Availix(TM) (mission-critical high availability
 Linux cluster solutions).  Contact Lineo at www.lineo.com, via e-mail to
 info@lineo.com or by calling (801) 426-5001.
 
     Lineo and Embedix are trademarks of Lineo, Inc.  Linux is a registered
 trademark owned by Linus Torvalds.  All other products, services, companies
 and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
 SOURCE  Lineo, Inc.