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congatec acquires Real-Time Systems

congatec – a top vendor of standardized and customised embedded computer boards and modules – has acquired Real-Time Systems GmbH (RTS), headquartered in Ravensburg, Germany. Founded in 2006, RTS can be a leading provider of hypervisor software for real-time applications inside embedded market.

“The congatec technique are to simplify using embedded computing technologies”, explains Jason Carlson, CEO of congatec. “As the connected IIoT and Industry 4.0 world has become a lot more complex, the most important strategic levers to satisfy this objective should be to spend money on software.” Having the an opportunity to purchase a market-proven and established hypervisor technology that completely matches the IIoT and Industry 4.0 needs may be a significant milestone for congatec.

RTS can become a wholly owned subsidiary of congatec. The company will keep to operate independently, operating the way it has always, providing it’s software to own on any x86 hardware, however with worldwide sales and tech support team teams willing to secure the product.

“If customers need to have a hypervisor with all the most effective real-time performance, easy installation and configuration for virtually every x86 multicore platform, supporting all popular real-time along with general purpose operating systems, then this RTS Hypervisor from Real-Time Systems would be the preferred choice,” explains Gerd Lammers, CEO at Real-Time Systems GmbH. “Our RTS Hypervisor therefore fits perfectly into congatec’s steps involved in simplifying the utilization of embedded technology under very demanding circumstances. We’re also confident that our customers will benefit from the teamed up mainly because it provides for us the ability to grow faster, extend our offerings to new markets and improve our services on a global base.”

Real-Time Systems’ industry is OEMs from markets including robotics, automation, mechanical engineering, medical technology or ensure that you measurement systems. Untouched markets further arise on the increasing real-time requirements of IIoT and Industry 4.0 applications and also real-time broadcasting and streaming. Other clients take root computer technology manufacturers who qualify the platforms they develop as ODMs for OEMs to the RTS Hypervisor.

“We are paying for the sustainable expansion of Real-Time Systems. For instance, we need to extend the functionalities of your RTS Hypervisor as a way to wide open untouched markets in transportation. All RTS customers may gain advantage out there investments; it is because the RTS Hypervisor is separate from any RTOS and GPOS, that gives us the opportunity to set new standards. The explicit goal is, therefore, to stay to seduce embedded computer manufacturers as customers also to maintain existing customers with this segment,” explains Gerhard Edi, CTO at congatec. “We will take all necessary organizational measures to get these goals. Discussions basic customers have already been initiated normally indicate acquisition announcement.”