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OC Systems and Wind River Partner to Deliver Sensor Point Technology and Services for Deployed Devices in New Wind River Management Suite; Dynamic Sensor Points Provide an Essential Part of Wind River's Root-Cause Analysis System

OC Systems to provide Sensor Point development services:
Sensor Point SureStart, Sensor Point RapidResponse and Custom Sensor Point Development

Fairfax, VA, May 17, 2006—OC Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with Wind River, the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO) to deliver development services centered around the Wind River Management Suite, also announced today. The Wind River Management Suite, which includes the Wind River Field Diagnostics and Wind River Workbench Diagnostics, uses advanced instrumentation technology called Sensor Points to enhance root-cause analysis, allowing developers to more effectively record, isolate, diagnose, debug and correct device faults in deployed devices, leading to faster development of higher quality device software.

"We are excited about partnering with Wind River to bring Sensor Point development services to the device software market," said Oliver Cole, president, OC Systems. "With the introduction of Sensor Point technology, Wind River now has the most powerful diagnostic tools for deployed devices on the market today."

Sensor Points dynamically instrument deployed applications using a non-invasive process that requires no application source code modification or application recompiles, hardware ROM flashes, or target device reboots.

OC Systems has joined Wind River's partner program and will be offering services to help Wind River's customers build libraries of Sensor Points and use Sensor Points more effectively.

"As experts in the area of software instrumentation, OC Systems maintains the highest level of proficiency with Sensor Points," said Naren Nachiappan, vice president, Wind River. "We are pleased OC Systems will offer their services to Wind River customers. OC Systems Sensor Point development services will enable customers to be more successful with the Wind River Management Suite."

OC Systems is offering three new services to users of the Wind River Management Suite: Sensor Point SureStart, Sensor Point RapidResponse and Custom Sensor Point Development.

Sensor Point SureStart
OC Systems consultants analyze the customer's system, determine what Sensor Points are needed and create a detailed project plan for development and delivery. Milestones, sensor point specifications, working practices and an engineer training schedule are mapped out as part of the plan. The consultants develop the necessary sensor points and return to install, implement and train the engineering team.

Sensor Point RapidResponse
When software development reaches a crisis state, OC Systems consultants join the customer's team to resolve the problems quickly. The consultants will arrive with a set of Sensor Points to help quickly diagnose problems such as memory leaks, corruption, dead locks, priority inversions and transaction contention. The Sensor Points are then customized for the specific application.

Custom Sensor Point Development
OC System engineers work with the customer's engineering team to determine what information is needed and develop sensor points to collect this data.

Sensor Point services are available for the Wind River VxWorks and Linux platforms.

About Wind River
Wind River is the global leader in device software optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized enterprise-wide development solutions. They reduce effort, cost and risk and optimize quality and reliability at all phases of the device software development process from concept to deployed product.

Founded in 1981, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at http://www.windriver.com or call 1-800-872-4977.

About OC Systems
OC Systems, Inc. provides state-of-the-art software tools, development environments, and services that maximize software quality and application availability to companies that are developing and maintaining critical systems. Customers include Lockheed Martin, IBM, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sun Microsystems, Cognos, Intel, SAIC, and the U.S. Army. Founded in 1983, the employee-owned company is based in Fairfax, Virginia. More information may be obtained at http://www.ocsystems.com.

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