MapuSoft Welcomes BLADE Network Technologies as New Customer

MapuSoft Technologies (MT) today announced that BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE) has chosen MT's OS Changer for a wide range of current and future switch and management development projects.

MOBILE, AL – June 29, 2009 – MapuSoft Technologies (MT) today announced that BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE) has chosen MT’s OS Changer for a wide range of current and future switch and management development projects.

“By using MapuSoft’s OS Changer we can save valuable development resources and significantly decrease time to market,” said Clive Surfleet, advisor to the CEO, BLADE Network Technologies.

“MapuSoft is very impressed with BLADE’s innovation in Rackonomics and we are glad they have chosen OS Changer as part of their development efforts,” said Raj Johnson, president and CEO of MapuSoft Technologies. “We look forward to collaborating on future development projects, enabling BLADE Network Technologies to protect their software investment, streamline the engineering process and bring products to market faster.”

MapuSoft offers the software reuse products OS Abstractor®, OS Changer® and OS PAL™ to help developers streamline development processes and reuse their embedded software on one or more operating systems. Target operating systems supported include VxWorks® 5x & 6x, Linux® & RT Linux®, LynxOS®, Solaris®, Unix®, eCOS®, Windows® XP/CE/Mobile/Vista, Nucleus®, ThreadX®, MQX®, QNX®, T-Kernel® and uITRON®.

OS Abstractor provides a standard OS interface architecture, standard real-time OS APIs, POSIX APIs, and µITRON APIs to give users the ability to effectively develop code independent of the underlying OS to protect software investment and to easily expand support to multiple operating systems. OS Changer protects user’s existing software investment and knowledge base by giving the ability to reuse pSOS®, VxWorks and Nucleus legacy code on different operating systems. OS PAL (OS Porting & Abstraction Lab) leverages on existing OS Abstractor and OS Changer technologies and provides an Eclipse® based IDE to easily port, abstract and optimize code on a host machine and run the application on different target OS platforms. A free evaluation of OS Changer, OS PAL and OS Abstractor can be downloaded at

About MapuSoft Technologies, Inc.

MapuSoft Technologies is the leading provider of embedded software solutions and services designed to protect software investment by increasing the customers’ level of software re-use in product development. We are working hard to provide software that is practical, familiar, and economical. Our products are royalty-free and available with source code. For more information on MapuSoft Technologies or any of our products, please contact us at 251.665.0280, or visit MapuSoft’s website at

About BLADE Network Technologies

BLADE Network Technologies is the leading provider of Gibabit and 10G Ethernet cloud read networking solutions for servers and storage in dynamic data centers worldwide. In addition to its innovative OEM blade switches, virtualization, and management products, BLADE’s “Virtual, Cooler, Easier” RackSwitch family enables “Rackonomics” – an efficient approach for scaling out data center networks to drive down total cost of ownership at the rack-level. BLADE’s customers include more than 300 of the Fortune 500 across 26 industry segments, for an installed bas representing more than 250,000 network switches and nearly 6 million switch ports connecting over 1,200,000 systems. Visit: Twitter: BLADENetwork.

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