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Enea Open Sources LINX for Linux

SAN JOSE, Calif. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Enea (OTC: ENEA; Nordic Exchange), a world leading provider of network software and services, today announced that its LINX for Linux product is now freely available as an Open Source offering complete with source code, documentation, test programs, a startup guide, and program build system guide. LINX(TM) for Linux delivers transparent, reliable, high- performance interprocess communication services for complex distributed systems that employ multiple operating systems.

SAN JOSE, Calif. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Enea (OTC: ENEA; Nordic Exchange), a world leading provider of network software and services, today announced that its LINX for Linux product is now freely available as an Open Source offering complete with source code, documentation, test programs, a startup guide, and program build system guide. LINX(TM) for Linux delivers transparent, reliable, high- performance interprocess communication services for complex distributed systems that employ multiple operating systems.

LINX for Linux provides a system-wide, high-performance IPC solution that eliminates the need to use multiple IPC services in the same system. Utilizing a high-performance, lightweight direct messaging-passing technology, LINX for Linux provides the performance and versatility needed to satisfy local and remote IPC requirements across all CPU, operating system and interconnect boundaries. It enables designers to mix Linux and Enea's proprietary RTOS offerings, OSE(TM) and OSEck, in one system. The LINX protocol has a small footprint that makes it ideal as a transport for low memory devices, like DSPs. LINX for OSEck now supports several of the leading DSPs in the telecom infrastructure and wireless terminal market. The LINX protocol is also portable to other operating systems.

"Recent analyst studies have shown that open source software is used by over 70 percent of developers worldwide which helps drive interoperability, collaboration and more open standards for data use," said John Smolucha, vice president of product marketing and business development at Enea. "We are confident that offering this fundamental communications framework freely will increase access to this superior technology, and enable system designers to get higher quality products to market more rapidly."

LINX for Linux makes it easier to conceptualize, model, partition, and scale complex distributed systems. LINX is media and protocol independent. The LINX protocol may run natively over any interconnect, but may also use other standard protocols such as TCP and UDP as "bearer protocols." The LINX addressing model supports any system topology (multiple hops, gateways, etc.) and its efficient connection-based algorithms allow LINX to scale well to very large systems.

Enea will continue to offer LINX for OSE and LINX for OSEck offerings under the standard Enea proprietary commercial license terms. LINX for Linux as Open Source is available now under a dual BSD/GPL license, and may be accessed at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/linx.

About Enea

Enea (OTC: ENEA; Nordic Exchange) is the leading supplier of real-time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services for high-availability systems such as telecommunications infrastructure, mobile devices, medical instrumentation, and automobile control/infotainment. Enea's flagship operating system, OSE, is deployed in approximately half of the world's 3G mobile phones and base stations. Enea has over 500 employees and is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm. For further information on Enea, please visit www.enea.com.

LINX and OSE are registered trademarks of Enea AB or its subsidiaries. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners. (C) 2007 Enea.

Enea Press Contacts: North America: Tom Hayes Enea Vice president of corporate marketing Phone: + 1 (480) 753-9200 Email: tom.hayes@enea.com Heidi Rosenberg Nadel Phelan, Inc. Sr. account manager Phone: + 1 (831) 440-2405 Email: heidi@nadelphelan.com Europe: Mathias Bath Enea Vice president, sales performance optimization Phone: +46 8 50714580 Email: mathias.bath@enea.com Benedicte Bissey Enea Marketing communications manager, Europe Phone: +33 1 69 18 14 47, mobile phone: +33 6 88 05 96 48 Email: benedicte.bissey@enea.com Asia Pacific: Marcus Hjortsberg Enea Vice president of software sales, Asia Phone: +86 21 6334 3406 Email: marcus.hjortsberg@enea.com

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