QNX Software Systems expands distribution into Mexico

OTTAWA, CANADA, November 25, 2003 - - To meet the demand for real-time and embedded technology in the rapidly developing Latin American economy, QNX Software Systems today announced that GOPAC Soluciones Integrales S.A. de C. V., a software distributor for the Mexican market, will offer QNX software and services to its broad customer base. GOPAC joins the QNX® Solutions Network, a program designed to attract high-caliber distributors in key geographic markets by providing them with simplified order processing, timely product delivery, and the ability to leverage discount price structures.

As a charter distributor in the QNX Solutions Network, GOPAC will act as an extension of QNX Software Systems, offering customers training, consulting, on-site support, technical support, and software development services on the QNX Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) and the QNX Momentics® development suite.

""With the growth of its high-tech and industrial sectors, Mexico is an ideal market for QNX"s high-performance, highly reliable operating system technology", said Manuel Lopez, commercial director of GOPAC. "With our broad experience in the embedded market and a strong network of resellers throughout the country, GOPAC will provide complete QNX solutions and excellent service to our Mexican customers."

"We are continuing the rapid recruitment of channels partners throughout the world, and expanding the QNX Solutions Network into Mexico was a logical step for us," said Kimm Krueger, director, Indirect Channels, QNX Software Systems. "We are proud to welcome such a well-respected company as GOPAC into our Network."

Based in Guadalajara, GOPAC is a solutions distributor and reseller serving customers throughout Mexico and Latin America. The company is a distribution partner for leading software manufacturers, including Pervasive, Wise, and Clarion. Visit www.gopac.com.mx

About QNX Software Systems
Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, microkernel OS technology. The inherent reliability, scalable architecture, and proven performance of the QNX Neutrino RTOS make it the most trusted foundation for future-ready applications in the networking, automotive, medical, and industrial automation markets. Companies worldwide like Cisco, Ford, Johnson Controls, Siemens, and Texaco depend on the QNX technology for their mission- and life-critical applications. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, QNX Software Systems maintains offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, and distributes its products in more than 100 countries worldwide. Visit www.qnx.com.

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