LynuxWorks' LynxOS® Now Available for SBS PowerPC and Intel X86 Boards

Company Continues to Gain Design Wins in Key Military and Aerospace Markets

LynuxWorks™, Inc., and SBS Technologies, Inc. today announced the availability of LynuxWorks' real-time operating system (RTOS), LynxOS®, for SBS' PowerPC® and Intel® X86 board product lines. SBS Technologies, Inc. is one of the world's leading suppliers of embedded processor boards, marketed to a diverse range of industries, including telecommunications, military, aerospace and industrial automation.

The combined LynxOS and SBS boards will be used for commercial-, industrial-, and military-grade applications. SBS developed the LynxOS ports and will make the board support packages available to customers. LynuxWorks has a long history of technology leadership, and LynxOS has been a popular choice among embedded developers for more than thirteen years. Known for its hard real-time response, stability, advanced networking capabilities, and open standard interfaces, LynxOS provides the full determinism and reliability necessary for mission-critical and real-time embedded applications. In the high-performance RTOS world, LynxOS is unique in offering its users the Linux processing model, POSIX conformance, and open, standard application programming interfaces (APIs).

"Throughout the military and aerospace industry, customers are requesting LynxOS," said Clarence Peckham, president of SBS Technologies' Commercial and Government Groups. "We made the strategic investment to support LynxOS in our product lines so our customers will have the design and development advantages they prefer."

"We value the commitment made by SBS and look forward to working closely with them to ensure that our mutual customers have the most robust embedded solutions available," said Greg Rose, director of product management at LynuxWorks.

About SBS Technologies

SBS Technologies Inc., (NASDAQ: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers to serve the commercial, communication and government markets. SBS products are integrated into a variety of applications including communication networking, medical imaging, industrial automation, and military systems. The portfolio includes an extensive line of CPU boards, computer interconnections, avionics, telemetry, and fully integrated systems and enclosures. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in five countries. More information on SBS is available at

About LynuxWorks

LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a founding member of the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a leading participant in the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San Jose, California. The company's products include the open-source BlueCat&61666; Linux and the scalable, Linux-compatible LynxOS real-time operating system. World class companies use LynuxWorks' products, including: 3Com, Alcatel, Boeing, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Marconi, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC USA, Raytheon, TRW and Xerox. For more information, please visit

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