QNX Expands Distribution in South America with Anacom Electronica


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  • Anacom Electronica will offer sales and support of QNX products and services in Brazil, Chile, and Columbia.
  • Anacom Electronica becomes the fifth distribution partner of the QNX Solutions Network in South America.
  • Over the past two years, South America has emerged as a fast-growing market for embedded development.
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    OTTAWA, November 22, 2005— QNX Software Systems today announced it has expanded its reach in South America through a distribution agreement with Anacom Electronica Ltda. Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Anacom Electronica provides software, equipment, and services to developers throughout South America, including application development, programming, and maintenance.

    As part of the QNX Solutions Network, Anacom Electronica will be responsible for sales and support of the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system and the QNX Momentics® suite of development tools in parts of Brazil, Chile, and Columbia. Anacom Electronica will also provide training and support to QNX customers in the region. It is one of five QNX distributors in South America, including Beyond IT, InfaxTecnologia & Sistemas Ltd., Proytek, and Vetta Technologies.

    “South America has emerged as one of the fastest growing markets for us over the past two years,” said Kimm Krueger, director of indirect channels at QNX Software Systems. “As embedded development in this region continues to grow, our partnership with Anacom Electronica will enable us to meet the design and development needs of our South American customers.”

    Serving 100 countries worldwide, the QNX Solutions Network comprises a team of highly qualified 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 Anacom Electronica Ltda.

    Founded in 1988, Anacom Eletronica LTDA offers solutions to the Brazilian market for electronic development with a particular focus on the embedded systems market. Anacom solutions include embedded design services and embedded development tools such as compilers, in-circuit emulators, OSs and RTOSs, embedded boards, and UML tools. As a result of Anacom’s skills in hardware design, OS customization, and embedded software development, coupled with 15 years of experience in various embedded market segments, the company’s consulting and service department is ready to support Brazilian customers with the best solutions for projects and training.

    About QNX Software Systems

    QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS and QNX Momentics® development suite together provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems. Global leaders such as Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, medical instruments, vehicle telematics units, security and defense systems, industrial robotics, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide.

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