Wind River Systems

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Wind River Systems

legal form Corporation , part of the investment company TPG Capital
founding 1981
Seat Alameda , California , USA
Branch software

Wind River is a software and services provider belonging to the US investment company TPG Capital . Wind River offers market-specific software and operating systems for special use in embedded systems , such as the real-time operating system VxWorks , the Linux distribution Wind River Linux , as well as various programming tools for creating and testing embedded software. The company's products and services are aimed at various markets such as aerospace technology , defense , automotive , entertainment electronics , industrial and medical technology , as well as network and telecommunications infrastructure.

The corporate headquarters of the company, which was founded in 1981, is located in Alameda, California . The German Wind River GmbH was established in 1991 and is based in Ismaning near Munich.

The previously independent company, which was listed on the US stock exchange NASDAQ , was taken over by Intel in July 2009 for a purchase price of 884 million US dollars and continued as a wholly-owned subsidiary .

In 2018 it was sold to TPG Capital on undisclosed terms.

Company takeovers

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Wind River press release of June 4, 2009
  2. Wind River press release of July 17, 2009
  3. TPG Capital Completes Acquisition of IoT Software Provider Wind River. Retrieved January 8, 2019 .
  6. Wind River Acquires AudeSi, Gains Additional Java, Internet Appliance Expertise - Company Business and Marketing ( Memento from July 10, 2012 in the web archive )
  9. Wind River buys Mizi Research ( Memento from September 6, 2008 in the Internet Archive )
  10. Wind River to Acquire Tilcon Software to Add Rich Graphical User Interfaces ( Memento of May 11, 2009 in the Internet Archive )