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Sankhya Technologies announces availability of its Middleware Solution - SANKHYA Varadhi for Wind River's VxWorks 5.5

Visakhapatnam, India. March 2, 2004 - Sankhya Technologies, a leading distributed system software development company has announced the support of its middleware solution - SANKHYA Varadhi with Wind River's VxWorks 5.5, a leading real-time operating system.

SANKHYA Varadhi is Sankhya's middleware solution for distributed systems development. Varadhi conforms to OMG CORBA (R) 2.2 specifications (Minimum CORBA). SANKHYA Varadhi is integrated with VxWorks 5.5 RTOS for PowerPC processor family. Cross-platform development support is provided for GNU g++ 2.96.x and DIAB compiler tool chains. Out-of-box support is provided for MPC860 and IBM 405GP variants. Varadhi application development for VxWorks is well integrated with Tornado 2.2 tools.

SANKHYA Varadhi can speed up the development of distributed applications by as much as 90% when compared to the use of transport layer technologies like sockets. Varadhi enables distribution of software across Windows, Linux and Solaris hosts and embedded systems like mobile phones and PDAs. Varadhi 1.2 supports Interface Repository, DII and DSI, WSDL, SOAP and UDDI and includes powerful features for developing distributed applications.

"SANKHYA Varadhi's support for VxWorks reflects Wind River's commitment to offer high-integrity technology and expertise for its customers to create superior products more efficiently," said Ajit Edlabadkar, country manager for Wind River Systems (India). He added, "VxWorks users can take advantage of Varadhi's small footprint for developing lightweight embedded applications".

"The support for VxWorks makes Varadhi the only middleware solution available on every one of the leading real-time operating systems in the market today," said Murali Manohar Rao Bulusu, general manager and director - strategic alliances of Sankhya Technologies Private Limited. He added, "Application developers in key verticals like defence, oil-well automation, power control, traffic control and telecommunications can use Varadhi for developing distributed embedded systems".

Pricing: Available now, Developer licenses of SANKHYA Varadhi 1.1 XE for VxWorks start at USD 3,495. For more information, please contact Sankhya Technologies at +91 891 5542 666 or

About Wind River:
Wind River is the worldwide leader in embedded software and services. It provides market-specific embedded platforms that integrate real-time operating systems, development tools and technologies. Wind River's products and professional services are used in multiple markets including aerospace and defence, automotive, digital consumer, industrial, and network infrastructure.

About Sankhya:
Sankhya Technologies is a leading developer of distributed system software products. Sankhya is focused on research and development activities in the areas of software development tools and application platforms for embedded and enterprise application development. Sankhya is a platform member of Object Management Group (OMG) and a member of CE Linux Forum (CELF).

Corporate headquarters are located at #30-15-58, "Silver Willow", Third Floor, Daba Gardens, Visakhapatnam 530 020 INDIA. Website:


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This document may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to change without notice.

For more information,
please contact: Mr. Raj Kiran Ayyagari
Sankhya Technologies Private Limited,
Tel: +91 891 5542 666,
Regd Office: #13/2, Third Floor, "JayaShree", First Street, Jayalakshmipuram, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034 India