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"ALAMEDA, Calif., May 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Wind River demonstrates continued leadership for its operating system platforms. --Company's market share for traditional real-time operating system and embedded Linux was double that of the closest competitor. --Ability to provide a comprehensive portfolio solidifies Wind River's position as an embedded market leader. Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced that it has been recognized as the continued real-time operating system (RTOS) and embedded Linux market leader by VDC Research Group in its 2012 "Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems" report. The report covers the global market for commercially available RTOSes and non-real-time operating systems and other related bundled products and services used in embedded applications.
In the report, Wind River maintains its longstanding position as the traditional RTOS market leader for its portfolio of products and services, led by its VxWorks RTOS, and is recognized as the embedded Linux market leader for its Wind River Linux platform and related solutions for the fourth consecutive year. Specifically, VDC's market research demonstrated that Wind River led the market for worldwide shipments of both RTOS and embedded Linux and related services in 2011:
-- For worldwide shipments of traditional RTOSes and related services, Wind River achieved nearly 40 percent of total market revenue.
-- For worldwide shipments of Linux and related services, the company attained more than 50 percent of total market revenue.
-- In both categories, Wind River's percent of total market revenue was double that of the closest competitor."