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ENEA Joins SCOPE Alliance to Contribute to Defining High Availability Middleware Profiles
Sep 11, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Enea , a world leading provider of network software and services, today announced that it joined the SCOPE Alliance. The SCOPE Alliance, formed in January 2006 by Alcatel, Ericsson, Motorola, NEC, Nokia and Siemens, is an association of Network Equipment Providers (NEPs) working to accelerate the deployment of Carrier Grade Base Platforms (CGBP) for service provider applications. Its mission is to enable and promote the availability of open CGBP based on Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) hardware and software building blocks and to promote interoperability to better serve service providers and consumers.

Enea is working with the SCOPE Alliance team of leading NEPs and an exceptional group of COTS hardware and software providers to produce profiles for CGBPs intended to accelerate integration and deployment of next-generation networks. In addition, the SCOPE Alliance is producing gap analyses that address emerging interface specifications such as the Service Availability Forum's Applications Interface Specifications (AIS) that are a critical in realizing a tightly-integrated set of CGBP building blocks.

"The output of the SCOPE Alliance will play a critical role in giving NEPs the confidence that their vision of leveraging COTS building blocks can be fully realized," said Jim Lawrence, chief software standards officer at ENEA. "ENEA is looking forward to contributing to the work of the SCOPE Alliance."

Enea is committed to delivering commercial, carrier-grade software platforms that help equipment providers deliver new services, quickly respond to evolving market demands and simultaneously reduce both capital and operating costs. It is currently applying the SCOPE profiles to the Enea Accelerator Platform(TM) which includes Enea's Element(TM) high-availability middleware.

"The SCOPE Alliance is pleased to welcome Enea," stated Magnus Karlson, chairman of the SCOPE Alliance. "The resources, experience, area expertise and perspective of Enea combined with our existing membership makes for a powerful combination that can generate timely results."

More information about the SCOPE Alliance and current versions of the profiles are available at http://www.scope-alliance.org .

About Enea

Enea (Pink SheetsENEA; Nordic Exchange) is the leading supplier of real- time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services for high-availability systems such as telecommunications infrastructure, mobile devices, medical instrumentation, and automobile control/infotainment. Enea's flagship operating system, OSE(TM), is deployed in approximately half of the world's 3G mobile phones and base stations. Enea has over 500 employees and is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm. For further information on Enea, please visit http://www.enea.com .

Enea Accelerator Platform, Element and OSE are registered trademarks of Enea AB or its subsidiaries. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners. (C) 2007 Enea.

Enea Press Contacts: North America: Tom Hayes Enea Vice president of corporate marketing Phone: + 1 (480) 753-9200 Email: tom.hayes@enea.com Heidi Rosenberg Nadel Phelan, Inc. Sr. account manager Phone: + 1 (831) 440-2405 Email: Europe: Mathias Bath Enea Vice President, Sales Performance Optimization Phone: +46 8 50714580 Email: Benedicte Bissey Enea Marketing communications manager, Europe Phone: +33 1 69 18 14 47, mobile phone: +33 6 88 05 96 48 Email: Asia Pacific: Marcus Hjortsberg Enea Vice president of software sales Asia Phone: +86 21 6334 3406 Email:

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