QNX Adds Distribution Partners in South America


News at a Glance...

  • New distributors address growing number of QNX customers in Latin American countries.
  • Beyond IT and Vetta Technologies will deliver QNX products, technical support, and consulting services to developers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
  • Embedded development on the rise in South America, particularly in markets such as industrial, medical, point-of-sale, and security.
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    OTTAWA, Canada, May 3, 2005 — To meet the burgeoning demand for embedded software solutions in the Latin American countries, QNX Software Systems today announced it has expanded its network of sales partners in South America.

    QNX has added two new partners to the QNX Solutions Network to provide extensive sales and support coverage throughout the South American continent. Beyond IT, a global software development company, will service Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Vetta Technologies, a software services company, will become a new QNX distribution partner servicing customers in Brazil. In addition to selling the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system and QNX Momentics® suite of development tools, both Beyond IT and Vetta Technologies will provide comprehensive training, technical support, and consulting services to QNX customers.

    Latin American countries represent one of the fastest growing markets for software spending. Embedded development in South America is on the rise, particularly in markets such as industrial, medical, point-of-sale, and security. QNX has seen a steady increase in demand for its software in this region over the last two years.

    Serving 100 countries worldwide, the QNX Solutions Network comprises a highly qualified team of distributors and resellers with proven expertise in QNX technology and services. Network members have full access to QNX sales and marketing tools, training, and certification, in addition to simplified order processing and discounted price structures.

    About Beyond IT

    Beyond IT S.A. is a global software development company with an expert management team, powerful strategic alliances, and secure market positioning. The company provides development services, enterprise solutions, and consulting services for customers in a variety of markets. Founded in 2003, Beyond IT maintains a corporate office and offshore development office at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Visit www.beyondit.com.ar.

    About Vetta Technologies

    Vetta Technologies is a Brazilian software company featured in the international press and with a history of worldwide projects. Focusing on applied research and corporate systems, Vetta provides consulting and outsourcing services for Brazilian, American, and European companies. Visit www.vettatech.com.

    About QNX Software Systems

    With millions of installations worldwide, QNX Software Systems is the global leader in realtime, microkernel operating system technology. Companies like Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, Lockheed Martin, Panasonic, Siemens, and General Electric rely on QNX technology to build ultra-reliable systems for the networking, automotive, medical, military, and industrial automation markets. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems maintains offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Visit www.qnx.com.

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