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Dec 11, 2001, 00:00 ET from TimeSys

    PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TimeSys Corporation today announced
 that it has added four new executives to its management team.  These new
 managers bring years of experience, leadership and success to TimeSys as it
 launches its new product strategy and expands its market presence.  TimeSys
 develops and markets the leading design and analysis tools for real-time
 embedded Linux and Java systems.  Kurt Friedrich is the company's new Vice
 President of Engineering; John Bugos joins as the company's new Chief
 Financial Officer; Mike Brennan as Vice President of Business Development and
 Vincent Thomas as Vice President of International Business Development.
     "The strength of our core technology and more importantly our strategic
 approach to making TimeSys' Embedded Linux widely available to the developer
 community is attracting the attention of the industry's best and brightest,"
 said TimeSys President and CEO Larry Weidman.  "Key members of our management
 team each have decades of experience with embedded and operating systems
 technology.  That depth is invaluable to TimeSys and our customers."
 
     About the New Executives
     Kurt Friedrich, Vice President Engineering, manages the deployment of all
 TimeSys products.  Kurt has 30 years experience in the computer industry,
 almost all of it working in the operating system organizations within major
 computer companies.  At Digital Equipment Corporation, he was the Product
 Manager for the RSX-11M operating systems, the Engineering Manager of the
 VAX/VMS operating system, and the Vice President of the Open Systems group.
 At Hewlett-Packard he was the General Manager of the Open Systems Division,
 responsible for HP's HP-UX UNIX, DCE, and CORBA products.  Kurt was the Senior
 Vice President of Engineering for Tandem Computers, where he was responsible
 for all aspects of Tandem's Non-Stop product line.  More recently, Kurt was
 Chief Technical Officer for the Internet startup Open Market, and Vice
 President of Engineering and Services for the Clariion division of Data
 General.  In addition to a BSEE from Carnegie Mellon University, Kurt received
 an MBA from Northeastern University.
     John Bugos, Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for directing
 corporate financial and corporate development activities.  Prior to joining
 TimeSys, John served as Vice President of Finance and CFO at EJIVA Inc.
 (an IGATE Capital portfolio company).  Previously, he held a series of finance
 and administration positions with FORE Systems Inc. (later merged into Marconi
 PLC), and eventually was named Vice President of Finance for Marconi
 Communications.  Mr. Bugos has also served a diverse set of clients and
 industries on financial and operational issues as a management consultant with
 both Deloitte & Touche LLP and Booz Allen & Hamilton.  Mr. Bugos holds a BS in
 Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from
 Carnegie Mellon University.
     Mike Brennan, Vice President of Business Development, is responsible for
 developing and managing domestic strategic business relationships for TimeSys.
 He has more than 10 years of executive marketing and business development
 experience with several entrepreneurial ventures, including Laminar Software,
 Webmedx, and Industry.Net.  Mike started his career as a marketing manager
 with IBM Corporation.  He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and
 a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Economics and
 Industrial Engineering.
     Vincent Thomas, Vice President International Business Development, has
 over 15 years of experience in international high tech companies.  Most
 recently Vincent was Director of International Operations for web services
 pioneer Bowstreet, where he was responsible for establishing the company's
 overseas locations and forging strategic relationships with systems
 integration partners.  Prior to that, Vincent was the first employee in Asia
 Pacific for Tivoli Systems, and was responsible for establishing the company
 throughout the region.  As Managing Director of Tivoli Systems Japan Inc., he
 was instrumental in growing Tivoli from a private company to a
 multibillion-dollar IBM company.  Fluent in Japanese, he also held various
 sales and management positions at Itochu Techno-Science Corp., the technical
 arm of Japan's largest trading company Itochu Corporation.  A native of
 Ireland, Thomas holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Dublin Institute of
 Technology.
     In a related announcement today TimeSys just released new versions of its
 TimeSys Linux(TM) GPL for multiple embedded boards and microprocessor
 configurations.  TimeSys now supports embedded microprocessor PowerPC, ARM,
 Super-H, and Pentium architectures.  TimeSys Linux GPL represents the
 lowest-latency Linux kernel available and most powerful and flexible embedded
 operating system on the market.
     These are all available for free download at www.timesys.com .  Ports to
 other leading boards will be available in early 2002.
 
     About TimeSys
     TimeSys is a pioneer and leader in Embedded Linux and Java development
 technologies.  Its products allow design engineers to leverage the power,
 flexibility and reliability of a new class of development tools for advanced
 embedded systems for a variety of markets and applications.  TimeSys is
 considered the top choice by systems architects for developing more robust,
 less expensive, single API Linux solutions for embedded systems.  TimeSys was
 the first to create a reservation technology that guarantees system response,
 even in overloaded systems.  TimeSys solutions offer completely predictable
 and fast response time performance.  For more information about TimeSys,
 please visit http://www.timesys.com email to info@timesys.com or call
 1-888-432-TIME
 
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    PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TimeSys Corporation today announced
 that it has added four new executives to its management team.  These new
 managers bring years of experience, leadership and success to TimeSys as it
 launches its new product strategy and expands its market presence.  TimeSys
 develops and markets the leading design and analysis tools for real-time
 embedded Linux and Java systems.  Kurt Friedrich is the company's new Vice
 President of Engineering; John Bugos joins as the company's new Chief
 Financial Officer; Mike Brennan as Vice President of Business Development and
 Vincent Thomas as Vice President of International Business Development.
     "The strength of our core technology and more importantly our strategic
 approach to making TimeSys' Embedded Linux widely available to the developer
 community is attracting the attention of the industry's best and brightest,"
 said TimeSys President and CEO Larry Weidman.  "Key members of our management
 team each have decades of experience with embedded and operating systems
 technology.  That depth is invaluable to TimeSys and our customers."
 
     About the New Executives
     Kurt Friedrich, Vice President Engineering, manages the deployment of all
 TimeSys products.  Kurt has 30 years experience in the computer industry,
 almost all of it working in the operating system organizations within major
 computer companies.  At Digital Equipment Corporation, he was the Product
 Manager for the RSX-11M operating systems, the Engineering Manager of the
 VAX/VMS operating system, and the Vice President of the Open Systems group.
 At Hewlett-Packard he was the General Manager of the Open Systems Division,
 responsible for HP's HP-UX UNIX, DCE, and CORBA products.  Kurt was the Senior
 Vice President of Engineering for Tandem Computers, where he was responsible
 for all aspects of Tandem's Non-Stop product line.  More recently, Kurt was
 Chief Technical Officer for the Internet startup Open Market, and Vice
 President of Engineering and Services for the Clariion division of Data
 General.  In addition to a BSEE from Carnegie Mellon University, Kurt received
 an MBA from Northeastern University.
     John Bugos, Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for directing
 corporate financial and corporate development activities.  Prior to joining
 TimeSys, John served as Vice President of Finance and CFO at EJIVA Inc.
 (an IGATE Capital portfolio company).  Previously, he held a series of finance
 and administration positions with FORE Systems Inc. (later merged into Marconi
 PLC), and eventually was named Vice President of Finance for Marconi
 Communications.  Mr. Bugos has also served a diverse set of clients and
 industries on financial and operational issues as a management consultant with
 both Deloitte & Touche LLP and Booz Allen & Hamilton.  Mr. Bugos holds a BS in
 Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from
 Carnegie Mellon University.
     Mike Brennan, Vice President of Business Development, is responsible for
 developing and managing domestic strategic business relationships for TimeSys.
 He has more than 10 years of executive marketing and business development
 experience with several entrepreneurial ventures, including Laminar Software,
 Webmedx, and Industry.Net.  Mike started his career as a marketing manager
 with IBM Corporation.  He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and
 a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Economics and
 Industrial Engineering.
     Vincent Thomas, Vice President International Business Development, has
 over 15 years of experience in international high tech companies.  Most
 recently Vincent was Director of International Operations for web services
 pioneer Bowstreet, where he was responsible for establishing the company's
 overseas locations and forging strategic relationships with systems
 integration partners.  Prior to that, Vincent was the first employee in Asia
 Pacific for Tivoli Systems, and was responsible for establishing the company
 throughout the region.  As Managing Director of Tivoli Systems Japan Inc., he
 was instrumental in growing Tivoli from a private company to a
 multibillion-dollar IBM company.  Fluent in Japanese, he also held various
 sales and management positions at Itochu Techno-Science Corp., the technical
 arm of Japan's largest trading company Itochu Corporation.  A native of
 Ireland, Thomas holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Dublin Institute of
 Technology.
     In a related announcement today TimeSys just released new versions of its
 TimeSys Linux(TM) GPL for multiple embedded boards and microprocessor
 configurations.  TimeSys now supports embedded microprocessor PowerPC, ARM,
 Super-H, and Pentium architectures.  TimeSys Linux GPL represents the
 lowest-latency Linux kernel available and most powerful and flexible embedded
 operating system on the market.
     These are all available for free download at www.timesys.com .  Ports to
 other leading boards will be available in early 2002.
 
     About TimeSys
     TimeSys is a pioneer and leader in Embedded Linux and Java development
 technologies.  Its products allow design engineers to leverage the power,
 flexibility and reliability of a new class of development tools for advanced
 embedded systems for a variety of markets and applications.  TimeSys is
 considered the top choice by systems architects for developing more robust,
 less expensive, single API Linux solutions for embedded systems.  TimeSys was
 the first to create a reservation technology that guarantees system response,
 even in overloaded systems.  TimeSys solutions offer completely predictable
 and fast response time performance.  For more information about TimeSys,
 please visit http://www.timesys.com email to info@timesys.com or call
 1-888-432-TIME
 
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