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Open Kernel Labs

February 27, 2012 02:15 ET

Open Kernel Labs Expands Business Relationships With a Leading Family of Global Semiconductor Companies

Silicon Supplier Licenses OKL4 Microvisor

CHICAGO, IL and BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs), the leading provider of embedded virtualization software for mobile and connected devices, today announced that STMicroelectronics, a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has contracted to acquire additional software licenses for the OKL4 Microvisor for ARM9 processors. This additional licensing agreement follows selection of OK Labs in 2009 by ST-Ericsson, a joint venture between STMicroelectronics and Ericsson.

"The OKL4 Microvisor enables connected devices to run multiple OSes, simultaneously enhancing device security and reducing Bill-of-Material costs," commented Steve Subar, President and CEO, OK Labs. "Joint innovation by OK Labs and our semiconductor partners validates the industry trend of building on embedded virtualization to create value for device manufacturers."

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Open Kernel Labs is the global leader in virtualization software for securing wireless communications, applications, and content. OK Labs software, deployed on more than 1.5 billion devices worldwide, enables security for wireless access of corporate and government assets while protecting everything that runs on the device. Chipset suppliers, mobile and automotive OEMs, national security agencies and contractors, mobile network operators, and enterprise IT depend on OK Labs to deliver high-assurance solutions that decrease BOM cost, reduce complexity, and speed time-to-market.

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