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McObject Selects SWD Software Ltd. as Partner in Russian Federation

November 14, 2002 — McObject, developer of the eXtremeDB in-memory database system (IMDS), has chosen SWD Software Ltd. as its distributor in the Russian Federation and former Soviet republics. As a provider of a widely used real-time operating system (RTOS), and as one of the largest software companies in its market, SWD Software delivers marketing and technical prowess that will help McObject succeed in Russia’s expanding embedded development sector.

Based in St. Petersburg, Russia, SWD Software currently distributes popular RTOS and development tools from QNX Software Systems. Canada-based QNX Software Systems is also a McObject partner, and its RTOS is widely used to build the kinds of intelligent devices targeted by McObject. In addition to distributing QNX RTOS and other embedded development products, SWD Software provides a wide spectrum of services including technical support, consulting and certified technical training.

SWD Software, which is well known in Russia for handling clients’ complex development and custom engineering tasks, announced plans to use eXtremeDB in its own development and consulting projects.

“As embedded systems expand their features, they demand reliable, high-performance data management running alongside a solid RTOS foundation. McObject’s eXtremeDB offers a full-scale, yet lightweight, database optimized for fast, in-memory data access and storage. With these unparalleled advantages, eXtremeDB is an excellent fit with SWD Software’s existing products and will enhance our customer solutions,” said SWD CEO Alex Kondratuk.

“McObject’s in-memory database complements the performance, reliability and footprint advantages inherent in the QNX Neutrino RTOS, making eXtremeDB the database management system of choice for embedded and real-time systems running QNX Neutrino RTOS,” said SWD Sales Director Leonid Agafonov.

“The Russian embedded software sector draws on a tradition of technical innovation and a pool of very talented developers. We are pleased to form an alliance with SWD Software and feel they are the ideal partner to help us communicate eXtremeDB’s value in this market,” said Steve Graves, McObject co-founder and CEO.


About SWD Software

SWD Software Ltd. is one of the largest software companies in Russia. An official distributor of QNX Software Systems Ltd. for more than 11 years, SWD Software provides a wide range of software and hardware solutions for real-time and embedded systems. The SWD R&D department handles complex development and engineering tasks, ranging from custom driver development to complete turnkey solutions in the areas of automation and industrial control systems. Customers include major Russian industrial enterprises, such as GazProm, the Avtovaz (Russia’s leading car producer), Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, and many others. The company can be reached at 7-812-373-0260, or visit


About McObject

McObject LLC, based in Issaquah, WA, is committed to building data management technology that makes intelligent devices smarter, and to providing first-rate support and consulting services to customers and partners. With more than 30 years experience in compilers, real-time systems, embedded data management and kernel level device-driver development, McObject’s founders are well-suited to deliver database technology that becomes as ubiquitous as computing itself. The company can be reached at 425 831 5964, or visit

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