The Linux Foundation has announced that Enea has become its latest member. Founded in 1968, Enea is a software and services specialist focused on highly reliable operating systems and multicore software technology.
ENEA Logo Discussing the announcement, Enea Marketing VP, Marcus Hjortsberg said, "Linux is very often part of a multicore system solution in the communications industry," adding that, "We are making Linux part of our company strategy and look to leverage the membership in Linux Foundation to better support our customers and the multicore platform solutions we are developing."
The company employs about 750 people; its customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Boeing, Fujitsu, General Dynamics, Honeywell, Lear, Lockheed Martin, Motorola, Nokia, Saab, Samsung and Sony Ericsson.
Enea is the sixth new member to join the Linux Foundation so far this year, following IP management firm Protecode, embedded Linux specialist Timesys Corporation, Broadcom, Cybercom Group and global commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions specialist GoAhead Software.
The Linux Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the task of promoting the growth of Linux. Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, is himself sponsored by the foundation.
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