Wind River Systems

Wind River Systems

Coordinates: 37°46′52″N 122°15′43″W / 37.78116°N 122.26195°W / 37.78116; -122.26195

Wind River Systems Inc.
Type subsidiary
Founded 1981
Headquarters Alameda, California
Key people Ken Klein, Chairman, President and CEO
Revenue US$359.7 million (FY ended Jan 31 2009)
Employees 1,600+
Parent Intel
Website http://www.windriver.com/

Wind River Systems, Inc. is a company providing embedded systems, development tools for embedded systems, middleware, and other types of software. The company was founded in Berkeley, California in 1981 by Jerry Fiddler and David Wilner. On June 4, 2009, Wind River announced that Intel had bought the company for a reported $884 million. Wind River continues to exist as a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel.

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