Software Sources Signs On as a QNX Distributor

OTTAWA, CANADA, May 5, 2003 - In response to growing international demand for its embedded technology, QNX Software Systems today announced that Software Sources, a software distributor and reseller for the Israeli market, will offer QNX software and services to its broad embedded customer base. Software Sources 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.

"Committed to distributing quality software products, Software Sources forms alliances with technology vendors who not only enhance its product offerings, but also maintain similarly high standards," said Haim Ron, CEO, Software Sources. "With its thriving high-tech and industrial sectors, Israel is an ideal market for QNX's high-performance, high-quality operating system technology. The QNX Solutions Network enables Software Sources to deliver this technology easily and cost-effectively, along with all the support and services that our customers require." As a charter distributor in the QNX Solutions Network, Software Solutions 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.

"By adding Software Sources to the QNX Solutions Network, we are continuing the rapid expansion of our distribution channels and global presence," said Kimm Krueger, director, Indirect Channels, QNX Software Systems. "Our partnership with Software Sources ensures the widespread availability of QNX products in the Israeli market and specifically to the government, high-tech, services, and educational sectors. These are key target customers for our highly reliable operating system technology."

About Software Sources
Software Sources is a solutions distributor and reseller serving more than 8,000 customers throughout Israel and internationally. The company is a distribution partner for leading software manufacturers, including SlickEdit, New Boundary (Lanovation), eEye, GFi , and Winternals. Established in 1992, Software Sources is based in the Sharon Valley, Israel's high-tech area. Visit

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

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