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Will assume responsibility for all MontaVista marketing, sales, and support in the Israeli market

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — June 8, 2009 — MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, today announced that Pertech Embedded Solutions has become their new distributor in Israel. Under terms of the agreement, Pertech will market and distribute MontaVista® products and also provide technical support and professional services for software developers in Israel.

With over 40 years of experience in embedded solutions, Pertech provides a high level of professional expertise and services for a wide variety of markets including avionics, defense, telecommunications, automotive, and networking.

“We are excited to be working with Pertech in Israel. With over 20 years of experience, Avi Cohen, Pertech CEO, brings a strong knowledge of embedded solutions and sales in the region,” said John Phillips, VP of EMEA Field Operations for MontaVista Software. “Pertech will help us address the growing demand for embedded Linux and Linux development tools in Israel. We look forward to expanding our presence in the Israeli market.”

“Our partnership with MontaVista was established to provide Israeli companies the most advanced commercial embedded Linux solutions," said Avi Cohen, CEO of Pertech Embedded Solutions. "MontaVista Linux, combined with our strong local technical support, will help Israeli companies reduce development costs and speed time to market.”

The expertise provided by Pertech Embedded Solutions is based on over 40 years of experience designing, implementing and supporting real time solutions. Pertech embedded experts leverage their experience by providing a full range of professional services and training programs to help customers implement best practices for real time development. In tough economic times, companies need to focus resources on their core technology and rely on commercialized Linux solutions.

About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software, Inc. is the leader in embedded Linux commercialization. For over 10 years, MontaVista has been helping embedded developers get the most out of open source by adding commercial quality, integration, hardware enablement, expert support, and the resources of the MontaVista development community. Because MontaVista customers enjoy faster time to market, more competitive device functionality, and lower total cost, more devices have been deployed with MontaVista than with any other Linux. To learn more, please visit

About Pertech Embedded Systems
Founded by Avi Cohen, Pertech services a wide range of markets from telecommunications, automotive, aerospace, defense, computer peripherals, multimedia, and networking. Pertech provides sales and support services for leading innovative solutions including an embedded Linux distribution, real time operating systems, software development environment based on the GNU Tool-chain, and JTAG In-Circuit Emulators and debuggers, Pertech is able to provide complete solutions tailored to meet the most demanding customer’s requirements. To learn more, please visit

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States and other countries. MontaVista is a registered trademark of MontaVista Software, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Dean Misenhimer
MontaVista Software

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