Press Releases


Entering new Markets: SYSGO secures certified Distribution Partnerships in USA and UK

SYSGO, a leading European provider of embedded system software, announces US distributor ACT/Technico Inc. and UK reseller Hitex Ltd. as new certified Distribution Partners. These latest partnerships enable SYSGO to expand its international distribution channels into the USA and UK. In the course of SYSGO's successful growth strategy, the specialist for embedded software is strengthening its position especially in the USA.

ACT/Technico will offer SYSGO's virtualization software PikeOS and the Linux based real-time operating system ELinOS exclusively for the US market. The specialist for hardware and software integration for the US aerospace and defense markets will act as a distribution partner who additionally offers first level support to customers.

Already delivering embedded software solutions, Hitex completes their portfolio for the UK market by adding PikeOS, ELinOS and CODEO, SYSGO's Eclipse-based integrated development environment. Training courses have already been successfully completed with both partners.

More information at

More information at

High-Level Security at ACT/Technico

ACT/Technico is a customer-oriented, market-driven firm specializing in hardware and software integration services as well as products and systems developed for the embedded computing industry. ACT/Technico focuses on the military, aerospace and defense sector. One of the crucial factors that lead to the cooperation was SYSGO's ability to provide highly secure products. "The technical maturity and high quality of SYSGO solutions guarantee us the level of security that is required in our key markets", confirms Ken Grob Vice President from ACT/Technico.

ACT/Technico obtained the exclusive rights for the distribution of SYSGO's products and systems throughout the United States. "What finally made the case for ACT/Technico is their versatility: They offer comprehensive services and excellent first level support", highlights Knut Degen, CEO of SYSGO.

UK Market Entry: SYSGO teams up with Hitex Ltd.

Hitex Ltd. is the British subsidiary of Hitex Development Tools GmbH based in Germany. Being the first and so far only SYSGO licencee for the UK market, Hitex Ltd. is focused on reselling SYSGO's embedded solutions while SYSGO provides customer support. Hitex is a specialist for software development tools. Its product portfolio includes solutions like on-chip debugging tools or hardware analysers, software tools for automated tests, in-circuit emulators, simulators and evaluation boards.

"We see a great opportunity for SYSGO's solutions in the UK market", explains Stephan Magnier, Partner Manager at Hitex. "ELinOS and PikeOS will be a perfect addition to our portfolio of tools and solutions for software development in embedded systems". Knut Degen of SYSGO adds: "Hitex' expertise for embedded system solutions, their global standing and impressive customer reference base were three strong arguments for us to partner with this successful company."

Successful Distribution Network

The first eminent step of SYSGO's growth strategy and the enlargement of the distribution capacity was already taken two years ago. Since that time SYSGO has maintained a successful business relationship with its Japanese distribution partner FourLink Systems. The new partnerships with ACT/Technico and Hitex deliver another important component for an auspicious international partner network.

About ACT/Technico

For 28 years, ACT/Technico has been supplying boards, software solutions and integrated embedded systems to companies in military/aerospace, communications, medical imaging, and semiconductor equipment manufacturing. The ISO 9000 compliant company draws from its extensive product and system integration knowledge to deliver complete solutions that expedite time-to-market. ACT/Technico is also a manufacturer and reseller of embedded hardware and software. In addition to offering leading edge SBCs, mass storage and RAID products, networking solutions, and device drivers for most major RTOS, Linux and Windows, the company also provides support for these products. The privately held company is based in Warminster, PA, with additional offices in California, Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, New England, and Texas.

About Hitex Ltd.

Hitex Ltd. is the British subsidiary of the German Hitex Development Tools GmbH. Hitex Development Tools GmbH, based in Karlsruhe/Germany, was founded in 1976 as a system house. Today, Hitex is operating world-wide and enjoys a leading position in development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative software analysis and test tools for embedded systems. Design engineers around the world rely on Hitex to ensure the software quality of their development. This is achieved not only through use of the company's sophisticated tools and solutions, but also by the comprehensive consultancy, assistance, support and training. Hitex's solution range extends from software tools for automated tests, in-circuit emulators, simulators, debuggers and evaluation boards all the way to the analyser tools for automotive applications.

PikeOS RTOS & Hypervisor

RTOS & Hypervisor

Learn more

PikeOS for MPU

PikeOS for MPU

Learn more

ELinOS Embedded Linux

Embedded Linux

Learn more

Need more Information?

Contact us