SBS Technologies Teams with Green Hills Software to Enhance Embedded System Security and Reliability

Albuquerque, NM (April 08, 2003) - SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE) today announced a newly formed agreement with Green Hills Software, Inc. to provide support for Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) on SBS single board computers. "SBS has long been recognized as a supplier in the defense and aerospace marketplace providing embedded solutions for applications that demand optimal security, reliability and deterministic response", said Frank Willis, Vice President of Government Business Development for SBS. "With INTEGRITY, our customers can develop systems that deliver even more security and reliability than previously possible. INTEGRITY support with SBS' single board computers affords our customers the ability to boost productivity so that systems can be brought to market faster and with lower development costs and no royalty fees", continued Willis. "Green Hills is pleased to be collaborating with SBS Technologies, a company that successfully supplies a winning mix of embedded computing hardware for aerospace/defense, medical, commercial and telecommunications applications," said Dan Mender, INTEGRITY's Director of Business Development at Green Hills Software. Mender continued, "Combining the INTEGRITY RTOS with SBS single board computers provides a high-performance integrated embedded solution that is extremely reliable and secure." The royalty-free INTEGRITY RTOS is available immediately on SBS' RL4, K2, CK3 and VG4 single board computers. In order to provide products for applications that require enhanced system security and reliability, INTEGRITY has a software architecture that utilizes the hardware memory protection facilities of the processor's MMU. INTEGRITY builds a firewall between the kernel and user tasks that prevents errant code from corrupting user data, the kernel, interprocess communications, device drivers and other user tasks. INTEGRITY also enhances reliability by running with interrupts continuously enabled and guaranteeing access to the CPU and memory for critical tasks. About SBS Technologies
SBS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE), founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to serve the commercial, communication, enterprise, 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 four countries. More information on SBS is available at About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software Inc. a technology leader for real-time operating systems and software development tools for 32- and 64-bit embedded systems. Our royalty-free INTEGRITY® RTOS, compilers, MULTI® and AdaMULTI Integrated Development Environments and Green Hills Probe, offer a complete development solution that addresses both deeply embedded and high-reliability applications. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. For more information on Green Hills Software products, call 805-965-6044, email or visit us on the web at Green Hills Software, MULTI and INTEGRITY are registered trademarks.
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