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Renesas Electronics America Welcomes CMX Systems as New Platinum Alliance Partner

CMX Products Give Renesas Customers Solutions That Shorten Design Time, Time To Market

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Renesas Electronics America and CMX Systems today announced that CMX has been awarded Platinum Partner status in the Renesas Alliance Partner Program. Introduced into the Alliance Partner Program in 2006, CMX was selected for Platinum status because the company continues to provide excellent, high-quality RTOS and middleware products to support for Renesas’ broad portfolio of microcontrollers. CMX often has products and solutions ported to new Renesas devices ahead of its competitors, allowing customers to realize shorter design times and a quicker time to market through the use of solid, feature-rich software backed by excellent tech support and customer service.

“Since CMX joined our Alliance Partner Program in 2006, the team has fully embraced its role as a Renesas partner and has provided excellent RTOS and middleware software to compliment our low-power, high-performance MCUs,” said Peter Carbone, Vice President, Marketing, Renesas Electronics America. “CMX has demonstrated a commitment to delivering the high-quality support for which Renesas is known and displays the competitive drive that exemplifies ideal Platinum Partners.”

“CMX is honored to be named a Platinum Partner of Renesas Electronics America,” says Chuck Behrmann, President & CEO of CMX Systems, Inc. “Renesas Electronics is the leading MCU supplier in the world and we take the opportunity to provide high-quality software solutions such as our RTOS and drivers for TCP/IP, USB, and File Systems very seriously. We look forward to supporting our mutual customers for years to come.”

About the Alliance Partner Program

The Renesas Electronics Alliance Partner Program is a world-class global program designed to help Renesas partners provide expert support for the companies’ mutual customers. Alliance Partners receive the training, support, tools and information needed to help support mutual customers. Customers can search our online database to quickly find 3rd-party development tools and qualified design consultants, programming houses and manufacturing companies that provide services or products that support Renesas products and customers. Platinum level status is obtained by invitation only.

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About Renesas Electronics America

Renesas Electronics America Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions, and a broad range of analog and power devices. In the Americas, Renesas Electronics America markets and sells industrial-type active-matrix LCD modules from NLT Technologies, Ltd., a global leader in innovative display technologies. More information about the products offered by Renesas Electronics America can be found at

About CMX

Since its inception in 1990, CMX Systems has focused on providing its customers with all of the tools needed to program their embedded applications. The company’s core business is to develop and support real-time, multi-tasking operating systems (RTOS), TCP/IP stacks, Flash File Systems, USB stacks and the CANopen stack for a wide variety of 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcomputers, microprocessors, and digital signal processors. The company’s RTOSes support more than 50 processor families and over 30 C-compiler vendors. CMX also offers the tiny CMX-MicroNet, which is a unique TCP/IP stack that is targeted for 8-, 16-, 32-bit and DSP processors with limited ROM and/or RAM and CMX-TCP/IP, a full-featured TCP/IP stack designed for 16-, 32-bit and DSP processors. CMX additionally offers four different Flash File Systems to best meet the memory management needs of embedded developers. CMX-USB is offered for designers wishing to add USB connectivity to their products. For more information, please visit the CMX Systems’ website at

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Jessica Kerr, 415-975-2213
CMX Systems
Chuck Behrmann, 941-799-5640
President & CEO

Source: Renesas Electronics America Inc.