SYSGO Appoints Phaedrus Systems as UK Distributor

Phaedrus Systems has developed a deep expertise in the embedded/real-time domain, especially in key SYSGO sectors - those requiring a high level of reliability.

Avionics Europe, Amsterdam - March 24, 2010 SYSGO, leading supplier of software solutions for the world's most demanding safety and security applications, announces the appointment of Phaedrus Systems, the leading supplier of tools and services to the developers of embedded safety-critical and high-integrity systems, as its distributor in the United Kingdom.

SYSGO continues to respond to increasing demand for its innovative and certified solutions on a worldwide basis. In response to growing requests from the important UK market, SYSGO and Phaedrus Systems have established a new partnership that brings SYSGO’s innovative solutions to this market. Phaedrus Systems has developed a deep expertise in the embedded/real-time domain, especially in key SYSGO sectors - those requiring a high level of reliability.

“Phaedrus Systems’ focus on the safety-critical and high-reliability embedded sector makes it an ideal distribution partner to build business in Britain,” said Bruno Privat, European Sales Director at SYSGO. “The targeted approach means that the customers’ requirements can be matched with the right tools for their application development.”

Phaedrus will be distributing PikeOS, an embedded systems platform where multiple virtual machines can run simultaneously in a secure environment, which is also the first commercial implementation of the SSV (Safe and Secure Virtualization) concept. Also part of the distribution agreement are the other products of SYSGO’s port-folio: ELinOS, industrial grade Linux, Portable AFDX, the first completely genuine software implementation of AFDX (Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet) used in civil and military aerospace programs, and the complementary range of board support packages.

“With PikeOS, developers have a route to a small foot-print, multiple personality RTOS,” said Chris Hills, founder and CTO of Phaedrus Systems. “We are proud to add SYSGO to our carefully selected portfolio of embedded tools.”

About Phaedrus Systems

Phaedrus Systems Limited is the UK’s leading specialist in the support of engineers at all stages of embedded safety-critical and high-integrity projects. The company is IAR’s distributer in the UK. Other tools available include requirements capture for IEC 61508, EN 50128 and nuclear applications; requirements tracking and competency tools; estimation software; SIL3 RTOS; hi-rel embedded database; compiler validation reports and reliability/failure software. Consultants have experience working on automotive, rail and aerospace applications, meeting standards such as IEC 61508 SIL4, and D0178B. Backing these is a wide range of other relevant embedded tools.

Independent advice is strengthened by the company’s founder being an active participant in several standards bodies, including ISO C, C++ and IEC 61508-3, and a principal author of MISRA-C:2004. Phaedrus Systems is based in Tamworth, Staffordshire. More information is available on the website www.phaedsys.com

About SYSGO

SYSGO provides operating system technology, middleware, and software services for the real-time and embedded market. A differentiating capability of SYSGO is the Safe and Secure Virtualization platform PikeOS, a paravirtualization operating system which is built upon a small, fast, and safe microkernel. It supports the co-existence of independent operating system personalities on a single platform, including ELinOS, SYSGO’s embedded Linux distribution. SYSGO supports international customers with services for embedded Linux, real-time capabilities and certification for safety-critical applications. Markets include Aerospace & Defense, Industrial Automation, Automotive, Transportation and Network Infrastructure. Customers include Airbus, Honeywell, Thales, Daimler, Raytheon, Rheinmetall, Rockwell-Collins, Siemens, and Rohde & Schwarz. SYSGO has facilities in Germany, France, The Czech Republic and North America, and offers a global distribution and support network, including Europe and the Pacific Rim.