AdaCore and Wind River to Offer Joint Product Training Services in Europe

Training and Mentoring Solutions to Optimize Customers’ Embedded Software Development

PARIS and NUREMBERG, Germany, February 28, 2012 – Embedded World Conference – AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada development tools and support services, together with Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced the availability of joint education and mentoring services in Europe. A natural extension to an already successful technology partnership, specialized training courses will allow customers to enhance the efficiency of their embedded system development.

The four-day training courses are provided by both AdaCore and Wind River technical experts and allow customers to learn how to best use the full development environment to build Ada and mixed-language Ada/C systems on the VxWorks platforms. Courses include:

- “GNAT Pro for VxWorks General Purpose Platform (GPP)” provides essential knowledge of how to use the Ada language and the GNAT Pro tool-chain in a VxWorks GPP environment.
- “GNAT Pro Safety-Critical for VxWorks Cert” describes how to use the GNAT Pro Safety-Critical environment on a VxWorks 6 Cert platform.
- “GNAT Pro Safety-Critical for VxWorks 653” describes how to use the GNAT Pro Safety-Critical environment on a VxWorks 653 platform.

Each course explains and uses dedicated language features, development techniques, and analysis tools specific to the VxWorks platforms and combines theory with practical lab exercises.

Through mentoring, customers have direct access to AdaCore and Wind River experts who will come onsite and help them to optimize the use of the products in the context of their project.

"GNAT Pro on Wind River platforms is an integrated solution, supported by two partner companies with extensive experience building joint products," said Michael Friess, Sales and Business Development Manager at AdaCore. "Joint training and onsite mentoring are the latest pieces in a cohesive offer ensuring that our customers are supported by toolchain and operating systems experts from day one."

These new offers are available immediately and customers should contact their AdaCore or Wind River sales or support organizations, or visit, for more information.

About AdaCore
Founded in 1994, AdaCore is the leading provider of commercial software solutions for Ada, a state-of-the-art programming language designed for large, long-lived applications where safety, security, and reliability are critical. AdaCore's flagship product is the GNAT Pro development environment, which comes with expert on-line support and is available on more platforms than any other Ada technology. AdaCore has an extensive world-wide customer base; see for further information.

Ada and GNAT Pro see a growing usage in high-integrity and safety-certified applications, including commercial aircraft avionics, military systems, air traffic management/control, railroad systems, and medical devices, and in security-sensitive domains such as financial services.  The SPARK Pro toolset, available from AdaCore, is especially useful in such contexts.

AdaCore has North American headquarters in New York and European headquarters in Paris.

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