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Aonix and Concurrent Sign Joint Marketing Agreement for Real-Time Linux with Java Software Solutions.

Companies Collaborate to Provide Richer and More Productive Software Engineering

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom -- Aonix[R], the provider of the PERC[R] real-time solutions for embedded Java developers, today announced that they have entered into a joint marketing agreement with Concurrent. Under the terms of the Agreement, the companies will collaborate closely in support of the growing number of customers in the real-time computing market that desire modernization of their mission-critical software with Java technology. The memorandum of understanding signed by the companies will culminate in the delivery of solutions from Aonix and Concurrent that will leverage the power of Aonix's PERC real-time virtual machine and tools on Concurrent's real-time Linux operating systems: SUSE[R] Linux Enterprise Real Time and RedHawk[TM] Linux[R].

First introduced nine years ago, PERC is the most widely used real-time Virtual Machine available for Java developers, with fielded installations in telecommunications, telematics, avionics, deep space exploration, and office automation applications. PERC supports a variety of target processors including PowerPC, XScale, ARM, and Intel x86 architectures. PERC Ultra is the industry-leading real-time virtual machine, featuring the predictable performance critically needed for complex embedded applications requiring J2SE[TM] support. PERC Pico is a ground-breaking technology designed for hard real-time applications requiring fast execution, small footprint, and access to low-level devices, offering Java developers performance comparable to that of C/C++.

Concurrent is a leading provider of time-critical Linux operating system technology and integrated computer solutions for mission-critical applications. Concurrent's popular real-time Linux operating systems (SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time and RedHawk Linux), are rapidly becoming the de facto standard in real-time computing for those looking to stay ahead of the curve in this constantly evolving age of information delivery. RedHawk Linux is compatible with Red Hat[R] Enterprise Linux 4. SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time is the real-time version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10. Both provide fast response to external events, optimized interprocess communication with high I/O throughput needed for time-critical applications and a guarantee that user applications can respond to external events in less than 30 microseconds on a dedicated processor.

"Aonix PERC meets the stringent requirements of resource-constrained or large, complex hard real-time applications, as those developed by our most demanding customers," said Gary Beerman, Director of Real-Time Marketing at Concurrent. "The capability of the PERC real-time virtual machine and strength of the Aonix technical team will enable us to respond to the hard real-time and mission-critical markets we serve."

"Concurrent technologists are uniquely proficient in providing complete and effective real-time solutions to their customers," stated Gary Cato, Aonix Manager of Strategic Alliances. "They recognized the value of partnering with Aonix to address the expanding demand for hard real-time Java[TM] solutions, and we're gratified to know they selected Aonix PERC Java virtual machine. This combination provides a significant advantage to Concurrent and their customers."

Aonix's PERC real-time virtual machine supported on RedHawk real-time Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time are immediately available. PERC Ultra is available for Linux, Windows, and Solaris hosts and supports a wide variety of processor architectures and real-time operating systems. PERC development tools are available at no charge. Maintenance contracts start at $3000 for a single user. Contact Concurrent for additional RedHawk real-time Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time information.

About Aonix[R]

Aonix offers mission- and safety-critical solutions primarily to the military and aerospace, telecommunications and transportation industries. Aonix delivers the leading high-reliability; real-time embedded virtual machine solution for running Java[TM] programs deployed today and has the largest number of certified Ada applications at the highest level of criticality. Headquartered in San Diego, CA and Paris, France, Aonix operates sales offices throughout North America and Europe in addition to offering a network of international distributors. For more information, visit www.aonix.com.

About Concurrent

Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a leading provider of high-performance, real-time Linux software and solutions for commercial and government markets. For 40 years Concurrent's best-of-breed products have enabled a range of time-critical solutions including: modeling and simulation, high speed data acquisition, visual imaging, low latency transaction processing and on-demand television. Concurrent's on-demand television applications are utilized by major service providers in the cable and IPTV industries to deliver video-on-demand (VOD) and, through subsidiary company Everstream, measure the effectiveness of interactive television. Concurrent is a global company with regional offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and has products actively deployed in more than 24 countries. Concurrent's products and services are recognized for being uniquely flexible, comprehensive, robust and reliable. For more information, please visit www.ccur.com.

Concurrent forward-looking statements:

Certain statements made or incorporated by reference in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and development and our future performance, as well as our expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates, or projections relating to the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of these laws. These forward looking statements include, among others, statements regarding our products, release schedules, and product development. All forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ materially from those projected. Such risks and uncertainties include our ability to meet release schedules, customer demands, accomplish development goals, integrate our products, and deploy integrated solutions.

Important risk factors are discussed in our Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 2, 2005 and may be discussed in subsequent filings with the SEC. The risk factors discussed in such Form 10-K under the heading "Risk Factors" are specifically incorporated by reference in this press release. Our forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and speak only as of the date of such statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of future events, new information, or otherwise.

Aonix and PERC and ObjectAda are registered trademarks and trademarks of Aonix. Java[TM] and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other tradenames and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. [c] 2006, Aonix, all rights reserved.

Concurrent Computer Corporation and its logo are registered and unregistered trademarks of Concurrent Computer Corporation. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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